CHENNUPATI KODANDA RAMAIAH Professor

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  • Department of Library & Information Science
  • School of Media & Mass Communication
  • chennupati_kramaiah@yahoo.com

Academic Activity

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Educational Qualification (UG,PG & Higher Order)

S.No Degree Subject/Title of thesis University/Board Year of Passing
1 Ph.D. Use of Hypertext for teaching UG Students: a study LUT,Loughborough, England 1993
2 MLISc Library & Information Science Specialisation in Computer Applications in Libraries University of Delhi, Delhi 1984
3 BLISc Library & Information Science University of Delhi, Delhi 1983
4 Diploma in Hindi Hindi University of Delhi, Delhi 1983
5 MSc Chemistry with specialisation in Organic Chemistry Meerut University, Meerut, UP 1982
6 BSc Chemistry, Botany, Zoology Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati 1979

Area of Specializaion

Library & Information Science, Multimedia and Hypertext Technologies, CAI, User Interfaces, HCI, Web/E-Publishing, Healthcare, and Archival Informatics.

Awards / Prizes Conferred

S.No Name / Title of the Award Type Name of the Agency conferred the Award Year of the Award Amount for Cash Award
1 Dr. S. Radhakrishnan Education Excellence Award NATIONAL Indian Institute of Oriental Heritage, Kolkata 2018 Professional contrib
2 Sai Sevagar Award REGIONAL Shree Shirdi Sai Baba Temple, Pillai Chavadi, Pondicherry 2018 Dedicated service
3 Bharat Gaurav Award 2017 NATIONAL India International Friendship Society, New Delhi 2017 Professional recogni
4 Distinguished Service Award NATIONAL Viswamanava Samaikyata Samsat, Guntur 2016 Professional recogni
5 Society for Information Science Fellowship (FSIS) NATIONAL Society for Information Science, New Delhi 2012 Professional contrib
6 Commonwealth Scholarship INTERNATIONAL Association of Commonwealth Universities/ British Council 1989 approx. £ 75,000

Teaching Experience

S.No Designation Department/Centre Institution
1 Research Scholar Taught one term to BSc first year Information & Computing Studies, Department of Information Science Loughborough University of Technology, UK
2 Dean School of Media and Communication Pondicherry University
3 Professor Department of Library & Information Science Pondicherry University
4 Professor & Head Department of Library & Information Science Pondicherry University
5 Professor & University Librarian Department of Library & Information Science & University Librarian Dravidian University, Kuppam - 517425.AP.
6 Professor & Librarian Central Library, Muffakham Jah College of Engineering & Technology, Hyderabad Muffakham Jah College of Engineering & Technology, Hyderabad
7 Professor & Director Centre for Information Science, Director, Virtual school of Higher Learning and Librarian Mahatma Gandhi National Institute of Research and Social Action (MGNIRSA), Hyderabad
8 Assistant Professor Division of Information Studies, MSc (Info Studies) Nanyang Technical University, Singapore
9 Research Scholar Taught one term to MSc/MA Studies of Information Studies and Library & Information students Loughborough University of Technology, UK
10 Dean School of Media and Communication Pondicherry University

Research Experience

S.No Designation Department/Centre Institution Area of Research
1 Scientist B DESIDOC DRDO, Ministry of Defence at Delhi Information Science
2 Research Scholar Department of Information Science Loughborough University of Technology, England Hypertext/ Hypermedia
3 Scientist C DESIDOC DRDO, Ministry of Defence at Delhi Multimedia
4 Scientist D DESIDOC DRDO, Ministry of Defence at Delhi Multimedia, R&D in LIS
5 Assistant Professor Division of Information Studies, NTU, Singapore MSc (Info Studies) Nanyang Technical University, Singapore Information Systems, Archival Informatics
6 Professor Department of Library & Information Science Pondicherry University Information Science

Industry Experience

S.No Designation Company/Corporate Nature of Work

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Papers Published in UGC Approved Journals

S.No Title Name of the Authors as per the order in Paper Journal Name Volume, Issue & Page Nos. Year Impact Factor

Papers Published in Peer Reviewed Journals

S.No Title Name of the Authors as per the order in Paper Journal Name Volume, Issue & Page Nos. Year Impact Factor
1 Investigating the use of ICT Tools for Knowledge Sharing among Faculty Members in UAE Kaba, Abdoulaye and Ramaiah, C. K. International Journal of Knowledge Management Studies in press 2018 0.147
2 Predatory Open Access Journals Publishing In India: A Study Satyabrata Garanayak and Chennupati K. Ramaiah DESIDOC Journal of Library & Information Technology in press 2018 0.64
3 Investigating knowledge acquisition among faculty members Kaba, Abdoulaye and Ramaiah, C. K. Interdisciplinary Journal of Information, Knowledge, and Management 13 2018 0.16
4 Information Requirements of Engineering College Students Ramaiah, Chennupati K. and Somipam R. Shimray DESIDOC Journal of Library & Information Technology 38(2), 110-116 2018 0.64
5 Evaluation of School Libraries Collections in Puducherry District Nallaperumal Pillai, K. and Ramaiah, C.K. DESIDOC Journal of Library & Information Technology in press 2017 0.64
6 Demographic differences in using knowledge creation tools among faculty members Abdoulaye Kaba, Chennupati K. Ramaiah Journal of Knowledge Management 21(4), 857-871 2017 3.489
7 Design and Development of an Online Exhibition on the Tangkhul Tribe Festivals Somipam R. Shimray and CK. Ramaiah DESIDOC Journal of Library & Information Technology 35(2), 124-131 2015 0.64
8 An Overview of Mobile Reading Habits Shimray, Somipam R., Keerti, Chennupati and Ramaiah, Chennupati K. DESIDOC Journal of Library & Information Technology 35(5), 343-354 2015 0.64
9 As Guest Editor brought out a special issue on Trends in Online Exhibitions Ramaiah, C.K. DESIDOC Journal of Library & Information Technology 34(2), 83-86 2014 0.64
10 Guest Editorial: Trends in Online Exhibitions Ramaiah, C.K. DESIDOC Journal of Library & Information Technology 34(2) 2014 0.64
11 Design and Development of Web-based Online Exhibitions Leong Chee Khoon and Chennupati K. Ramaiah DESIDOC Journal of Library & Information Technology 34(2), 97-102 2014 0.64
12 Training Needs of School Librarians In India Ramaiah, C K. and K. Nallaperumal Pillai DESIDOC Journal of Library & Information Technology 33(5), 367-377 2013 0.64
13 From the Picture Press: an online exhibition of the SPH Photographs Collection Phan Khoo Yuen & Chennupati K. Ramaiah DESIDOC Journal of Library & Information Technology 33(3), 208-221 2013 0.64
14 Guest Editorial to a special issue on Applications of Online Exhibitions Ramaiah, C.K. DESIDOC Journal of Library & Information Technology 33(3), 153-15 2013 0.64
15 Users’ perception about e-books in India Ramaiah, C.K. DESIDOC Journal of Library & Information Technology 32(2), 86-94 2012 0.64
16 Electronic books: a bibliography Chennupati K. Ramaiah DESIDOC Journal of Library & Information Technology 32(2), 116-166 2012 0.64
17 E-books past, present and future (Guest Editorial) Ramaiah, C.K DESIDOC Journal of Library & Information Technology 32(2), 79-82 2012 0.64
18 As Guest Editor brought out a special issue on E-books Ramaiah, C.K. DESIDOC Journal of Library & Information Technology 32(2) 2012 0.64
19 A comparative study of Animated and Hypertext User Interfaces Sridevi Vidyanathan and Chennupati K. Ramaiah DESIDOC Journal of Library & Information Technology 31(1), 49-64 2011 0.64
20 Impact of Electronic Records on the Healthcare Industry Lim Chee Siang, Edmund, Chennupati K. Ramaiah & Surya Prakash Gulla The International Journal of Medical Toxicology & Legal Medicine. eISSN: 2251-8770/ 13(2), 50-60 2010 0.1
21 Use of internet resources in the S.V. University digital library Surendra Babu, K., B. Sarada & C.K. Ramaiah DESIDOC Journal of Library & Information Technology 30(1), 26-31 2010 0.64
22 Electronic Medical Records Management Systems: an overview Lim Chee Siang, Edmund, Chennupati K. Ramaiah & Surya Prakash Gulla DESIDOC Journal of Library & Information Technology 29(6), 3-12 2009 0.64
23 As Guest Editor brought out a special issue on Online Exhibitions Chennupati K. Ramaiah DESIDOC Journal of Library & Information Technology 28(4) 2008 0.64
24 Comparative Study of HTML and Animated User Interfaces of an Online Exhibition Nagarajan Viralingam & Chennupati K. Ramaiah DESIDOC Journal of Library and Information Technology 28(4), 43-54 2008 0.64
25 Editorial on Online Exhibitions Chennupati K. Ramaiah DESIDOC Journal of Library and Information Technology 28(4), 3-6 2008 0.64
26 An Overview of Online Exhibitions Leong Chee Khoon & Chennupati K. Ramaiah DESIDOC Journal of Library and Information Technology 28(4), 7-21 2008 0.64
27 Cyber Laws awareness among Singaporeans Tan Kar Peng and Chennupati K. Ramaiah DESIDOC Bulletin of Information Technology 27(6), 29-41 2007 0.64
28 Heritage Awareness among Singaporeans Chennupati K. Ramaiah and Low Bee Wah Archives Quarterly (Taiwan) 5(4), 94-116 2006 0.289
29 National Seminar on Electronic Publications Chennupati K. Ramaiah & Dimple, P. Serials: the journal of the Serials Community (UK) 19(2), 166-169 2006 0.23
30 Electronic publishing trends in India Chennupati K. Ramaiah Serials: the journal of the Serials Community (UK) 19(2), 142-155 2006 0.23
31 Emails as official records in Singapore organisations: a survey Seow Bee Bee, Chennupati K. Ramaiah & Schubert Foo Records Management Journal 15(1), 43-57 2005 0.33
32 An overview of Electronic Books Chennupati K. Ramaiah Electronic Library 23(1), 17-44 2005 0.879
33 Heuristic-based user interface evaluation: a case study of NTU Library’s GEMS and OPAC systems Lew Kan Peng, Chennupati K. Ramaiah and Schubert Foo Program: electronic library and information systems. 38(1), 42-59 2004 0.715
34 Profile of LIS Applicants selecting different specializations Khoo Soo Guan Christopher and Chennupati K. Ramaiah Libri 54(2), 67-81 2004 0.500
35 The Design and Development of an Online Exhibition for Heritage Information Awareness in Singapore Leong Chee Khoon, Chennupati K. Ramaiah and Schubert Foo Program: electronic library and information systems 37(2), 85-93 2003 0.715
36 Problems in the Preservation of Electronic Records Lim Siew Lin, Chennupati K. Ramaiah, and Pitt Kuan Wal Library Review 52(3), 117-125 2003 0.94
37 Comparative study of black & white and colour Hypertext user Interfaces Chennupati K. Ramaiah IASLIC Bulletin 48 (2), 99-109 2003 -
38 Collection Evaluation through Citation Analysis Technique: a case study of the Ministry of Education Library, Singapore Joanna Tan Yeok Ching & Chennupati K. Ramaiah Library Review 51( 8), 398-405 2002 0.94
39 Impact of Continuing Education Programmes on Library & Information Science Professionals Chennupati K. Ramaiah, & A. Lakshmana Moorthy Library Review 51(1), 24-31 2002 0.94
40 Towards a new generation of electronic documents Liew C.L., Foo Shou Boon Schubert, Chennupati K. Ramaiah Journal of Information Science 27, (5) 2001 1.372
41 A proposed integrated environment for enhanced user interaction and value-adding of electronic documents: Special issue of Information Science at the Liew, C.L., Foo, S. & Chennupati, K.R. Journal of the American Society for Information Science 52(1), 22-35 2001 2.835
42 A User Study of the Design Issues of PROPIE: A Novel Environment Liew C.L., Foo Shou Boon Schubert, & Chennupati K. Ramaiah Journal of Documentation 57(3), 377-426 2001 1.157
43 Towards a new generation of electronic documents Liew C.L., Foo Shou Boon Schubert, & Chennupati K. Ramaiah Journal of Information Science 27(5) 2001 1.939
44 A study of end-users’ use perception of electronic journals Liew, C.L., Foo, S. & Chennupati, K.R. Online Information Review 24(4), 302-315 2000 2.050
45 A proposed information environment for enhanced integrated access and value-adding of electronic documents Liew, C.L., Foo, S. & Chennupati, K.R. Aslib Proceedings 52(2), 58-75 2000 1.591
46 Problems encountered by naïve users while using hypertext Chennupati K. Ramaiah Singapore Journal of Library & Information Management 28, 34-47 1999 -
47 As Guest Editor brought out a special issue on Multimedia Applications in Libraries Chennupati K. Ramaiah DESIDOC Bulletin of Information Technology 18(6) 1998 0.64
48 Multimedia information resources available on Internet in libraries Chennupati K. Ramaiah DESIDOC Bulletin of Information Technology special Issue on Multimedia 18(6), 3-54 1998 0.64
49 Multimedia systems in libraries and their applications Chennupati K. Ramaiah DESIDOC Bulletin of Information Technology 18(6), 25-40 1998 0.64
50 Iterative student-based testing of automated information-handling exercises Chennupati K. Ramaiah, M. Sulaiman, AJ Meadows Association for Learning Technology 3(2), 35-41 1995 2.18
51 Introduction of hypertext in undergraduate course: a pilot study Chennupati K. Ramaiah Apple Library Users Group Newsletter 12(2), 19-20 1994 -
52 A study of Hypertext teaching to undergraduate students in Library and Information Studies Chennupati K. Ramaiah and AJ Meadows Information Processing & Management 29(2), 257-262 1993 3.444
53 Student reactions to parallel hypertext and menu-based interfaces Chennupati K. Ramaiah, M Sulaiman and AJ Meadows Association for Learning Technology 1(2), 17-26 1993 2.18
54 Use of hypertext for teaching and training: a bibliography Chennupati K. Ramaiah The Electronic Library 11(6), 409-417 1993 0.879
55 Hypertext and hypermedia: an overview Chennupati K. Ramaiah DESIDOC Bulletin of Information Technology 12(6), 3-13 1992 -
56 Is Hypertext a more flexible teaching tool for the Education? Chennupati K. Ramaiah Annals of Library Science and Documentation 37(1), 1-8 1992 -
57 Multimedia: a new instructional tool Chennupati K. Ramaiah International Journal of Information, Communication and Education 11(2), 177-186 1992 -
58 Overview of Hypertext and Hypermedia Chennupati K. Ramaiah International Journal of Information, Communication and Education 11(1), 26-42 1992 -
59 Video Discs and their applications Chennupati K. Ramaiah, AK Singh and V Rajendran IASLIC Bulletin 35(2), 55-67 1990 -
60 Adoption of CD-ROM in Libraries Chennupati K. Ramaiah DESIDOC Bulletin 9(4), 3-11 1989 -
61 Use of Chemistry Periodical Literature in a University Library Chennupati K. Ramaiah ILA Bulletin 24(1), 14-36 1988 Best paper award
62 Acquisition of books in Government Libraries: Problems and solutions Chennupati K. Ramaiah, AK Singh and Vij AGLIS Journal 6(1-4), 10-12 1988 -

Papers Published in Conference Proceedings

S.No Title Name of the Authors as per the order in Paper Details of Conference Publication Page Nos. Year
1 Digital Preservation Strategies: an overview Somipam R. Shimray and Chennupati K. Ramaiah Present in the 11th National Conference on “Recent Advances in Information Technology (READIT). Proceedings Edited by S. Rajeswari, E. Soundararajan, Vidya Sundarrajan & V. Rajendran, Allied publishers, Chennai 2018”. ISBN: 978-93-87 2018
2 How predatory publishers are corrupting the Open Access model? Satyabrata Garanayak and Chennupati K. Ramaiah Submitted to the International Conference on “Scholarly Communication, Open Access Publishing and Ethics”(SCOPE-2018), 2018 organized by School of Planning and Architecture, Vijayawada to be published 2018
3 Issues in Preservation of Digital Cultural Heritage Somipam R. Shimray and Chennupati K. Ramaiah Presented and published in CALIBER 2017. 11th International Conference held at Anna University, Chennai Available at ht 2017
4 Faculty Use of Knowledge Sources and Tools in UAE Abdoulaye Kaba and Chennupati K. Ramaiah Presented in the AAU & IJAS Multidisciplinary Conference at Al Ain University, UAE - 2016
5 Evaluation of E-books user interfaces by the university students: a case study Ramaiah, C.K. and Himabindu Draksharam Presented Paper in SOFERENCE 2015 3rd National Level Social Conference on Success Stories, Learning, Creativity, Case Studies, Best Practices and Failures in LIS and related areas, Organized by Information Resource Centre, Tata Consultancy Services in collaboration with Academy of Library Science and Documentation (ALSD), Hyderabad ISBN: 9789-3526 2015
6 Information Literacy Training Needs of Research Scholars of Pondicherry University: A Survey Ramaiah, CK. and R. Ramya A paper presented in the International Conference of Asia-Pacific Library and Information Education and Practice (A-LIEP) held during October 28 to 30, 2015 in Manila, Philippines. Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Asia-Pacific Library and Information Education and Practice. UP School of Library and Information Studies, Quezon City ISSN 2467-5970, 2015
7 Return on Investment in Academic Libraries Shimray, Somipam R. & Ramaiah, C.K. Presented a paper in the National Seminar on User Studies in academic Libraries in the ICT Era Organized by the S.V. University Library, Tirupati during 26-27 August, 2015 ISBN: 978938363 2015
8 Digital Resources and Services: An Investigation of GCC Academic Libraries Kaba A and Ramaiah CK QScience Proceedings 2014, The SLA-AGC 20th Annual Conference 2014 http://dx.doi.o 2014
9 Copyright Related Issues in Electronic Books in Scholarly Communication & Intellectual Property Rights Ramaiah, CK. Presented and published in the National Conference on Scholarly Communication & Intellectual Property Rights, held at School of Planning and Architecture, Vijayawada. Proceedings ed by Edited by YS Rao and AL Moorthy. ISBN: 978-93-83 2014
10 Copyright in Open Access era: dealing with plagiarism Moorthy, AL and Ramaiah, CK Presented in the National Conference on Scholarly Communication & Intellectual Property Rights, School of Planning and Architecture, Vijayawada. ISBN: 978-93-83 2014
11 Emerging Trends in Electronic Learning for Library & Information Science Professionals Ramaiah, C K. Proceedings Edited by H.K. Kaul, Anurupa Naik & Sangeeta Kaul. Knowledge, Library and Information Networking, New Delhi ISBN: 978-93-82 2014
12 Knowledge Acquisition and Creation: an investigation of sources and tools used by faculties in the UAE Abdoulaye Kaba & Chennupati K. Ramaiah Presented in ICKM2014, 10th International Conference on Knowledge Management, Antalya, Turkey - 2014
13 Users’ requirements study for setting-up of a Digital Media Centre: A study Ramaiah, C.K. & Sarminah Tamsir Presented in the 1st National Conference of AMLA on Managing Indian Media Libraries and Archives: Challenges, Opportunities and Best Practices, New Delhi - 2013
14 Supporting Knowledge Creation and Innovation: Opportunities for Librarians and Information Specialists Kaba, Abdoulaye and Ramaiah, C K. A paper presented in the SLA-AGC 19th Annual Conference. Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - 2013
15 Evaluation of Quality of the Satellite-Based Internet Services Ramaiah, C K. and Dey Panna Presented in the 5th Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries International Conference (QQML2013). Faculty of Economics of the University of Rome “La Sapienza” via del Castro Laurenziano, 9. Rome, Italy - 2013
16 Training Needs Analysis of School Libraries in India Ramaiah, C.K. and A.L. Moorthy Presented in the International Conference on Asia-Pacific Library and Information Education and Practices – “Issues and Challenges of the Information Professions in the Digital Age” (A-LIEP 2013), Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Asia-Pacific Library & Information Education & Practice, Khon Kaen, Thailand pp. 504-511 2013
17 Long-term Accessibility of e-resources: problems and prospects R. Sethukkarasi & C.K. Ramaiah Electronic Publications: selected papers presented at the International Conference on Electronic Publications (ICEP-2012), Pondicherry University, Puducherry pp. 262-277. IS 2012
18 Impact of Open Access Theses and dissertations on Research Ramaiah, C.K. A paper presented in a two-day National Seminar on “Managing Electronic Theses and Dissertations” organized by Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi in collaboration with INFLIBNET Centre, Ahmadabad - 2012
19 Evaluation of e-Books user interfaces by the University Students: A study Ramaiah, C.K. An invited talk delivered in the 29th Convention & Conference of SIS, NIT Silchar - 2012
20 Impact of M.Sc. (Information Studies) Programme on Graduate Students. Ramaiah, C.K. and Tan Lip Wee LIS Education, Research and Training: Vision 2020. Papers of the XXVII IATLIS National Conference, Jagtar Singh & Trishanjit Kaur (Eds). Patiala: IATLIS pp. 137-144 2011
21 User perception about e-books in Hyderabad. Presented in the National Seminar in Electronic Publications Chennupati K. Ramaiah & Dimple Patel User perception about e-books in Hyderabad. Presented in the National Seminar in Electronic Publications. Organised by Centre for Information Science, Hyderabad: MGNIRSA Price: $50.00 2006
22 Electronic Publications Chennupati K. Ramaiah, A. Lakshmana Moorthy & N Laxman Rao (Eds) Proceedings of the National Seminar on Electronic Publications. Organised by Centre for Information Science, Hyderabad: MGNIRSA ISBN: 81-7525-7 2006
23 Electronic publishing trends in Singapore Heng Poh Choo, Chennupati K. Ramaiah & Schubert Foo Electronic publishing trends in Singapore. IADIS International Conference WWW/Internet, Algarve, Portugal. IADIS Press. Vol.1, pp.270-2 2003
24 Demonstrated an online exhibition on Promoting heritage awareness among school children in Singapore Chennupati K. Ramaiah Demonstrated an online exhibition on Promoting heritage awareness among school children in Singapore developed by the Archival Informatics Research Group and NAS at the Museums on the Web 2002 conference, Boston 17-20 http://www.arch 2002
25 The Design and Development of an Online Exhibition for Heritage Information Awareness Leong Chee Khoon, Chennupati K. Ramaiah and Schubert Foo The Design and Development of an Online Exhibition for Heritage Information Awareness. Presented in the Museums on the Web 2002 conference at Boston USA 17-20 2002
26 Students selection of LIS specialisations, and implications for LIS Education Khoo Soo Guan Christopher, Chennupati K. Ramaiah, Kim-Heng Lim, Haffiz Abdul Hamid International conference for Library & Information Science Educators in the Asia Pacific Region (ICLISE 2001) Petaling Jaya, Malaysia, 2001, International Islamic University of Malaysia. 11-12 2001
27 Literature growth patterns in the field of Hypertext Chennupati K. Ramaiah and Asmah Eusope Literature growth patterns in the field of Hypertext, 12th ACM Conference on Hypertext and Hypermedia, Arhus, Denmark, ACM 25-26 2001
28 Enhancing User Interaction with Electronic Journals via Interactivity and Value-adding Liew Chern Li, Foo Shou Boon Schubert, Chennupati K. Ramaiah Enhancing User Interaction with Electronic Journals via Interactivity and Value-adding, Proc 3rd International Conference on Asian Digital Library (ICADL 2000), Seoul, Korea 289-294 2000
29 Use of multimedia courseware for distance learning Chennupati K. Ramaiah Use of multimedia courseware for distance learning. In: Towards the New Information Society of Tomorrow: Innovations, Challenges and Impact: Papers presented at the 49th FID Conference and Congress, New Delhi, 11-17 October 1998. NM Malwad and others (Eds). INSDOC, New Delhi I-98-- (FID Pub 1998
30 Hypermedia systems and their applications in Education Chennupati K. Ramaiah Hypermedia systems and their applications in Education. Presented in 13th SIS Annual Conference on Multimedia at INSDOC, New Delhi, on 27-29 Jan.1994 and also published in the ‘Perspectives of Multimedia Information Services in India’ Ed by Kuldip Chand. New Delhi: Batra 38-62 1996
31 Applications of Hypermedia in Libraries Chennupati K. Ramaiah Applications of Hypermedia in Libraries. Invited lecture in the workshop on Advances in Information Technology : Impact on Library & Information Field’, DRTC, Bangalore from 28-30 Oct 1996 and published in its Conference Proceedings 28-30 1996
32 CD-ROM Networks: a state of the art Chennupati K. Ramaiah CD-ROM Networks: a state of the art. Presented in the XL ILA Conference, Jan 5-8, 1995. Goa University, Goa and published in the Preparing Libraries for the 21st Century: Proceedings of the XL ILA Conference, 1995. Delhi : ILA 374-393 1995
33 Compact Disc Technology and its relevance to Libraries Chennupati K. Ramaiah Proceedings of Micrographics for National Development, 1988. Micrographics Congress of India, New Delhi. - 1988

Books

S.No Title of the Book Name of the Authors as per the order in Book Publisher Year ISBN No.
1 Multimedia applications in Higher Education Chennupati K. Ramaiah SV University, Tirupati 2009 32p

Chapters in Books

S.No Title of the Chapters Name of the Authors Title of the Book Publisher Year ISBN No.
1 Evaluation of Online Newspapers by the Pondicherry University Students: A Survey. Ramaiah, Chennupati K. and Mehfoozul Hasan Evaluation of Online Newspapers by the Pondicherry University Students: A Survey. Transformation of LIS Education, Libraries and Information Services Ess Publication, New Delhi 2015 -
2 Need for Digital Media Systems in Media Industry C.K. Ramaiah Electronic Resources Management in Libraries New Delhi: Allied Publishers Pvt. Ltd. 2013 978-81-8424-813-5. pp. 213–228.
3 Best practices and techniques for preservation of Electronic Records C.K. Ramaiah Next generation Librarianship : strategies for change management.LS. Ramaiah, K. Veeranjeneyulu, & G. Sujata Hyderabad: BS Publications 2012 978-81-7800-265-1; pp131-144.
4 Long-term preservation of digital publications C.K. Ramaiah Library & Information Services in the digital era.LS Ramaiah, M.Koteswara Rao, K. Veeranjeneyulu & Y. Umadevi. B.S. Publications, Hyderabad 2011 978-93-81075-49-4. pp.344-355
5 Preservation of Digital Cultural Heritage Materials: Problem and Prospectus Chennupati K. Ramaiah & K. Surendra Babu National conference on Digitisation & Digital Preservation New Delhi: DESIDOC 2008 pp 55-67
6 The role of Online Exhibitions for Disseminating Cultural Heritage Information C.K. Ramaiah Prof. B. Satyanarayana Feschrift Volume on Management of e-Resources in Academic Libraries BS Publications 2008 pp48-65
7 Preservation of Library & Archival Documents: problems and perspectives C.K. Ramaiah Long term access to digital materials. LS Ramaiah & G. Sujata ESS Publishers, New Delhi 2008 pp2276-297
8 Virtual archival Exhibition system: an authoring tool for developing web-based virtual; exhibitions. Ruan Yang, Chennupati K. Ramaiah, & Schubert Foo Proceedings of the International conference on Dublin Core & Metadata applications. Singapore: Springer 2007 pp.96-105
9 Readers Perception About E-Publications. Technology Management in Libraries C.K. Ramaiah Festschrift volume in honour of Dr E. Rama Reddy. AL Moorthy, N. Laxman Rao & K Sudhakar Goud. Allied Publishes 2006 pp129-151
10 Trends in Electronic Publishing. Chennupati K. Ramaiah, Schubert Foo & Heng Poh Choo E-learning and digital publishing. Ching, Hsianghoo Steve; Poon, Paul W. T. and McNaught, Carmel (Eds). Netherlands : Springer 2006 pp.111-131
11 Managing information, knowledge and power: in the cyber age Ramaiah, CK Hypertext systems and their applications Bookwell, Delhi 2004 pp217-239
12 Email records management: problems, solutions & future trends. Ramaiah, CK Information Management: Trends and Issues (Festschrift in honour of Prof. S. Seetha New Delhi: Research Co Book Centre 2004 pp.180-191
13 Libraries and Information Studies in Retrospect and Prospect, Volume 2 Ramaiah, CK Application of Multimedia technology in Librarianship New Delhi: Concept Publishing Co. 2002 pp. 608-617
14 Instructional Applications of Hypertext : a survey. Ramaiah, CK Prof. PB Mangla Festschrift, Instructional Applications of Hypertext BS Publications 1995 -
15 An ideal instructional tool for educators. New Vistas in Library and Information Science. C.K. Ramaiah New Vistas in Library and Information Science.AAN Raju, LS Ramaiah, N Laxman Rao & TV Prapulla Chandra. New Delhi: Vikas Publishing House Pvt. Ltd 1995 pp354-369
16 Invited lecture in the 3rd National Meet on CD-ROM/Online Users, CLRI, Madras from 9-10 Aug,1994 Ramaiah, CK Hypertext systems and their applications CLRI, Chennai 1994 -

Edited Books

S.No Title of the Book Name of the Authors as per the order in Book Publisher Year ISBN No.
1 User Studies in academic Libraries in the ICT Era: selected papers presented at the National Seminar Surendra Babu, K., Moorthy, A.L., Ramaiah, C.K., and Pullareddy, V (Eds.) BS Publications, Hyderabad 2015 ISBN: 9789383635917, pp.257-264
2 Electronic Resources Management in Libraries: Felicitation Volume brought out in Honour of Dr. Aragonda Lakshmana Moorthy Ramaiah, CK. (Editor) Allied Publishers Pvt Ltd, New Delhi 2013 ISBN: 978-81-8424-813-5
3 Electronic Publications: selected papers presented at the International Conference on Electronic Publications (ICEP-2012) Ramaiah, C.K., R. Sevukan, A.L. Moorthy, Manoj Kumar and Sudhanshu Bhushan (Eds) Pondicherry University, Puducherry 2012 ISBN: 978-93-5067-452-9
4 Prof. B. Satyanarayana Feschrift Volume on Management of e-Resources in Academic Libraries Rao, M.K., Veeranjaneyulu, K., Ramaiah, C.K. & Sujata, G. (Eds) BS Publications, 2008 2008 -
5 Electronic Publications: Proceedings of the National Seminar on Electronic Publications Chennupati K. Ramaiah, A. Lakshmana Moorthy & N Laxman Rao (Eds) Organised by Centre for Information Science during 23-24 March 2006. Hyderabad: MGNIRSA, 2006 2006 ISBN: 81-7525-727-X.

Ongoing Projects

S.No Title of the Project Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year
1 A minor project on “A study of School Libraries in the Schools of Puducherry District of Pondicherry Union Territory” Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan, UT of Puducherry Mission Authority, Puducherry. 2 Rs.89,000 2012

Ongoing Consultancy Works

S.No Title of the Consultancy Work Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year

Completed Projects

S.No Title of the Project Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year
1 Secondary and Sr. Secondary school libraries in Puducherry: their collections, staffing patterns and use: an evaluative study. UGC (major project) 3 years Rs. 5,89,700 2017
2 Designing of two online exhibitions to National Archives of Singapore - collaborative research project between NTU & NAS, I was NTU project Head, 2003. National Archives of Singapore 1 year S$28,000 2003
3 Set-up a Multimedia Lab at DESIDOC, Delhi with latest equipment to provide multimedia facilities for DRDO Labs & R&D HQrs. Particularly to Dr APJ Abdul Kalam, SA to RM, DG R&D DRDO 3 years Rs.12,50,000 1998
4 Developing Multimedia Info Kiosk to Defence Science Library using Director DRDO 2 month 50000 1997
5 Developing Info Kiosk to Defence Science Library with HyperCard DESIDOC 3 months Rs.10,000 1997
6 Designing and Developing of Multimedia CD-ROM on DESIDOC, 1997. DESIDOC 3 months Rs.75,000 1997
7 Developing FOUR Multimedia CD-ROMs. DESIDOC 3 months 2,00,000 1996
8 Multimedia CD-ROM on PXE Balasore to Chief of the Army Staff DRDO one month Rs.1,00,000 1996
9 Developing of DRDO products Images Database DRDO 3 months 5,00,000 1995
10 Project member of the Development of Defence Library Management System (DELMS), Library Automation software. DESIDOC 1 year 5,00,000 1989

Completed Consultancy Works

S.No Title of the Consultancy Work Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year
1 Design and development of online exhibitions for National Archives of Singapore National Archives of Singapore 3 months S$28,000 2004
2 MOE teachers/HODs of IT-cum-Media Resources Libraries (Singapore) Ministry of Education, Singapore 15 to 19 Nov 1999 and 21 Total Department did 2000
3 Reviewed the advanced diploma in Multimedia Development course Singapore Polytechnic, Singapore One day S$500 2000
4 Selection of general/multimedia hardware/software/automation of libraries for offices & labs, LIS Depts., Schools, Libraries, etc. Free 1993-1999 Free Consultancy is 1999

Research Guidance - PG

S.No Year Degree No. of Students Awarded Department/Centre
1 2010 MLIS over 35, 2 Department of Library & Information Science, Pondi
2 2005 M.PHIL one by res Division of Information Studies, NTU, Singapore
3 1999 M.SC over 40, 1 Division of Information Studies, NTU, Singapore

Research Guidance - Ph.D

S.No Student Name Thesis Title Date Awarded
1 Abdoulaye Kaba KNOWLEDGE ACQUISITION AND CREATION BY FACULTY MEMBERS IN UAE
2 Liew, C.L., Evaluation of e-journals user interfaces 2004
3 K Surendra Babu Healthcare Communication in Chittoor District, AP 2003
4 NALLAPERUMAL PILLAI, K. TRAINING REQUIREMENTS FOR THE SCHOOL LIBRARIANS OF PUDUCHERRY DISTRICT: A STUDY
5 Satyabrata Garanayak Predatory publishing in India: a survey
6 SOMIPAM R. SHIMRAY Use of Cultural Heritage Information for Education

Research Guidance - Post Doctoral

S.No Scholar Name Designation Funding Agency Fellowship Title Year of Joining Year of Completion

Invited Talks in Conference/Seminar/Workshop/Training Programme

S.No Title of the Paper Conferences/Seminar/Workshop/Training Programme Organized by Whether International / National / State / Regional / College or University Level From To Year
1 Upcoming Technologies for Future Libraries Seminar on `Library Education and Librarianship in the Current Digital Era` Ranganathan Research Circle National 29-08-2018 29-08-2018 2018
2 Mobile Reading Habits in the Digital Era Department of Library and Information Science, University of Delhi Ranganathan Research Circle (RRC) National 05-02-2018 05-02-2018 2018
3 Emerging Digital Technologies for the future Libraries 11th National Conference on READIT-2018 IGCAR, Kalpakkam National 08-08-2018 09-08-2018 2018
4 Harmonizing Curriculum and Teaching Practices Vision for Media & Communication Education in India CMS Academy at India International Centre, New Delhi National 07-08-2015 07-08-2015 2015
5 Digital Rights Management in eBooks National Conference on Management of E-Resources and Institutional Repositories (NACMEIR 2014), IGM Library, University of Hyderabad National 14-11-2014 15-11-2014 2014
6 Copyright Related Issues in Electronic Books National Conference on Scholarly Communication & Intellectual Property Rights School of Planning and Architecture, Vijayawada National 04-08-2014 05-08-2014 2014
7 Need-based LIS Curriculum Development: a case study of NTU, Singapore LIS Education in India with special reference to ODL: prospect and retrospect Dr BR Ambdekar Open University, Hyderabad National 29-05-2014 30-05-2014 2014
8 Digital Rights Management 59th International Conference of the Indian Library Association Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee Library, Roorkee. National 22-02-2014 24-02-2014 2014
9 eBooks User Interfaces 9th National Conference on Recent Advances in Information Technology (READIT): towards Semantic Digital Library Infrastructure IGCAR at Kalpakkam National 18-12-2013 19-12-2013 2013
10 Training Needs Analysis of School Libraries in India International Conference on Asia-Pacific Library and Information Education and Practices - “Issues and Challenges of the Information Professions in Khon Kaen University, Thailand inernational 10-07-2013 12-07-2013 2013
11 Evaluation of Quality of the Satellite-Based Internet Services. 5th Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries International Conference (QQML2013). Faculty of Economics of the University of Rome Ineternational 04-06-2013 07-07-2013 2013
12 Users’ requirements study for setting-up of a Digital Media Centre: a survey. 1st National Conference of AMLA on Managing Indian Media Libraries and Archives: Challenges, Opportunities and Best Practices AMLA, New Delhi National 04-02-2013 05-03-2013 2013
13 Evaluations of E-books User Interfaces 29th Convention & Conference of SIS on Information Innovation Technology SIS, New Delhi National 26-11-2012 28-11-2012 2012
14 Impact of Theses on Research. Two-day National Seminar on "Managing Electronic Theses and Dissertations Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi in collaboration with INFLIBNET Centre, Ahmedabad National 22-03-2012 23-03-2012 2012
15 Acquisition of EBooks in libraries National seminar on “Impact of World Wide Web on Libraries and Information Centres DLIS, Dr.B.R. Ambedkar Open University, Hyderabad National 03-02-2012 04-02-2012 2012

Conferences/Seminars Organized

S.No Title of the Programme Sponsors Venue & Duration Whether International / National / State / Regional / College or University Level From To Year
1 International Conference on Electronic Publications 2012 DRDO & Pondicherry University Department of Library & Information Science, Pondicherry University. International Conference 29-02-2012 02-03-2012 2012
2 National Seminar on “Electronic Publications MGNIRSA Hyderabad JNTU, Hyderabad National 23-03-2006 24-03-2006 2006
3 Symposium on Copyright in Electronic Media RRC, Delhi National Museum, New Delhi National 31-01-1998 31-01-1998 1998

Workshop Organized

S.No Title of the Programme Sponsors Venue & Duration Whether International / National / State / Regional / College or University Level From To Year
1 3-Day National Workshop on Science Filmmaking. Science Films Division, Vigyan Prasar, Department of Science & Technology, Govt. of India School of Media &Communication, Pondicherry University. National 2017 2017 2017
2 3-Day Workshop on Information Literacy to Research Scholars Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA), New Delhi School of Media & Communication, Pondicherry University. National 25-02-2016 27-02-2016 2016
3 Orientation programme for Pondicherry School Librarians Directorate of School Education & Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan Department of Library & Information Science, Pondicherry University. National 22-08-2011 23-08-2011 2011
4 Workshop on Multimedia Applications in Libraries for the University teachers of LIS Schools in Sout UGC University of Madras, Madras National 27-03-1998 31-03-1998 1998
5 Workshop on Multimedia Applications in Libraries for the University teachers of LIS Schools in Sout UGC University of Madras, Madras National 27-03-1998 31-03-1998 1998
6 CEP Course on Multimedia Applications in R&D for DRDO Scientists DRDO DESIDOC, Delhi National 10-11-1997 14-11-1997 1997
7 CEP Course on Multimedia Applications in R&D for DRDO Scientists DRDO IAT, Pune CEP Course on Multimedia Applications in R&D for DRDO Scientists at IAT, Pune 24-06-1996 28-06-1996 1996

Affiliation in Academic Bodies/Societies

S.No Name of the Body/Society Nature of Affiliation Year
1 UNESCO-UNAOC Media and Information Literacy National Member 2015
2 Association of Media Libraries and Archives, New Delhi Life Member 2013
3 Informing Science Institute, USA Member 2012
4 Association for Library and Information Science Education, Chicago, USA. Member 2012
5 Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals, London Member 2011
6 The International Federation of Library Associations & Institutions (IFLA), Netherlands Member 2011
7 Indian Association of Teachers of Library and Information Science (IATLIS) Life Member 2010
8 Information & Knowledge Management Society, Singapore Member 2001
9 Library Association of Singapore, Singapore Member 2000
10 Society for Information Science, New Delhi (INDIA) Fellow 1996
11 Association of Computing Machinery (ACM),New York(USA) Member 1991
12 American Society for Information Science & Technology, Washington(USA) Member 1990
13 Institute of Information Scientists, London(UK) Member 1989
14 International Wild Waterfowl Association Inc, Bozeman (USA) Life Member 1988
15 Library Association, London(UK) Member 1988
16 Micrographics Congress of India(MCI),New Delhi(INDIA) Life Member 1986
17 International Freelance Photographers Organisation, Washington Life Member 1986
18 Indian Library Association (ILA), Delhi(INDIA) Life Member 1985
19 Indian Association of Special Libraries and Information Centres(IASLIC), Calcutta Life Member 1985
20 Association of Govt. Librarians and Information Specialists(AGLIS), Delhi (INDIA) Life Member 1985

Participation & Extension Activities (Academic/Administraion)

S.No Name of the Position (Head, Dean, Co-ordinator, Director, etc.,) Duration Nature of Dutites
1 Scientist-in-charge, DESIDOC Library (DRDO), Delhi 1984-89 Managed the Defence Science Library and also worked as team leader/member in various research projects.
2 Head, Multimedia Division, DESIDOC 1993-95 Preparing Multimedia Presentation materials to Scientific Adviser to Defence Minister and R&D HQrs, and also provided photography, audio and video recording services.
3 Head, Multimedia Lab & R&D Division, DESIDOC. 1995-98 Setting up of Multimedia Lab, providing presentations support to SA to RM and DRDO Head Quarters.
4 Director, Archival Informatics Specialisation & Assistant Professor, Division of Information Studies 2002-2005 Running and developing Archival Informatics Specialisation. Coordinating with National Archives of Singapore in terms of teaching and practical classes. Also doing collaborative projects.
5 Admissions Coordinator for MSc (Information Studies) Programme at Nanyang Technical University. 2000-2001 Overseeing entire admissions of the department in terms of question paper setting and conducting entrance exam, evaluation and conducting interviews before offering the seats.
6 Professor & Director, Centre for Information Science, Director, Virtual school of Higher Learning an 2005-2006 Setting up of new Centre for Information Science, Director, Virtual school of Higher Learning and managing them
7 Professor & Librarian, Muffakham Jah College of Engineering & Technology, 8-2-249, Mount Pleasant, R 2007-2008 Management, research and teaching
8 Professor & Head, Dept of Library & Information Science & University Librarian, Dravidian University 2008-2010 Overseeing all the activities of the departments, conducting teaching and research
9 Professor & Head. Department of Library & Information Science, Pondicherry University, Puducherry 2010-2013 Overseeing all the activities of the departments, conducting teaching and research
10 Dean, School of Media and Communication, Pondicherry University, Puducherry 2014-2017 Overseeing all the activities of the departments under the school and giving directions to move in the right mode. Performed all the functions of Dean including giving all approvals and suggestion in the day-to-day works.
11 Dean, School of Media and Communication, Pondicherry University, Puducherry 2017-2020 Overseeing all the activities of the departments under the school and giving directions to move in the right mode. Performed all the functions of Dean including giving all approvals and suggestion in the day-to-day works.
12 Dean (i/c), School of Performing Arts, Pondicherry University 31.8.2016 to till date Finalized the course titles and numbers and got the approvals. Streamline the school and improved the intake from 4 to 22 students. Done all the duties of HOD and Dean for almost two years.
13 Chairman, School Board, School of Media and Communication, Pondicherry University, 2014-2017 & 2017-2020 Forming and conducting the School Board meetings and clearing all the new courses introduced and updating the existing syllabus of all the courses offered by each department in the school.
14 Chairman, Disciplinary Committee, Pondicherry University Sept 2016 to till date Maintaining the Disciplinary
15 Chairman, Malpractice and Lapses Evaluation Committee, Pondicherry University 2016-19 As Chairman, Malpractice and Lapses Evaluation Committee attending all meetings and sorting out of the Malpractice cases booked in the university and affiliated colleges of Pondicherry University
16 Chairman, Anti Ragging Committee, Pondicherry University Sept 2016 to 2017 Attending to all the Ragging issues of the university and taking proactive Anti Ragging measures in the university.
17 Member, PU IQAC Committee, Pondicherry University, Puducherry 2016 As member involved in all meetings and preparing the university for NAAC accreditation
18 Being senior Dean, Chairman of many committees 2016-18 -

Participation & Extension Activities (Co-Curricular)

S.No Name of the Position (NSS, NCC, Warden etc.,) Duration Nature of Dutites
1 NCC Silver Jubilee Govt. College, Kurnool 1976-79 Got B Certificate, Cadet & Under officer
2 NCC NAS College, Meerut 1981-82 Got C Certificate, Cadet
3 Non-Resident Counsellor, Undergraduates Hall 15 of Nanyang Technical University, Singapore 2000-2003 Counseling the students on regular basis and attending UG Halls meetings
4 Swatchh Puducherry Project, University Nodal Officer 2016 – till date Conducting meetings of university departments and affiliated colleges along with VC and LG

Collaboration with Institution/Industry

S.No Collaborator Name Institution/Industry Nature of Collaboration Details of Collaborative Research/Teaching
1 Dr Christopher Khoo Soo Guan, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore; Dr Kiran Kaur, University Nanyang Technological University, Singapore; Collaborative International Research Project A study of Information sharing on social networking sites by university students. An international collaborative project
2 Collaborative research project between NTU & NAS National Archives of Singapore Collaborative research project Designing of two online exhibitions

E-Lecture Details

S.No E-Lecture Title Development of e-content/e-learning/delivering Member of Editorial Bodies Reviewer/Referee of
Content/Module Title Institution/Platform Year Weblink
1 Hypertext and multimedia MLIS (IGNOU) Others 1998 http://www.pondiuni.edu.in/profile/dr-ck-ramaiah DESIDOC Journal of Library & Information Technology, IATLIS Journal of Library Education and Research, Ranganathan Research Circle Newsletter Informing Science Institute, USA,InSITE 2015: Informing Science ,