Mr. M. Leeladharan

Designation: 
Assistant Professor
Gender: 
Male
Academic
Academics: 
DegreeSpecializationUniversity / InstitutionYear of Completion
1M.Phil. LISAnnamalai University2008
2M.Sc. LISUniversity of Madras1997
3B.Sc. ZoologyUniversity of Madras1995
Total Experience: 
16 Years
In Teaching: 
6 Years
In Industry: 
10 Years
Area of Specialization/Interest: 

Information Retrieval, Information Processing, ICT Applications.

Publications (in last 3 years): 

No. of Publications

Publications Total Nos. Published Total Nos. Accepted / In Press
Book (s) Nil  
Book (s) edited Nil  
Book (s) / co-edited 1  
Chapters in book (s) 2  
Research article in peer-reviewed in journals 2  
Research article in other journals Nil  
Patents Nil Nil
Patent Details:  

Published Papers in Peer Reviewed Journals

Sl.No. Title & Authors as per the order in Paper Journal Volume, Issue & Page Nos. & Year
1 “Open source software awareness and use by the library professionals of professional colleges in Puducherry” by Leeladharan, M. & Ilammaran, A.. International Journal of Digital Library Services Vol.5, No.1 (Jan – Mar 2015) pg 130-139. ISSN:2250-1142 (Online), ISSN 2349-302X (Print)
2 “Beyond the Classroom Walls: Role of Social Media in Information Transfer” by Leeladharan, M. & Sudalai, S. Asia Pacific Journal of Library and Information Science Vol.3 No.1 (Jan – Jun 2013) pg 91 -102. ISSN: 2228-9607

Papers in Conference Proceedings (April 2009 onwards)

Sl.No. Title & Authors as per the order in Paper Details of Conference Publication Page Nos. & Year
1 “Use of Scholarly resources among research scholars in Pondicherry University” by Mangkhollen Singson, & Leeladharan, M Proceedings of Promotion of Library Automation and Networking in North Eastern Region (PLANNER 2010), 18 – 20 February 2010, Tezpur University, Tezpur, Assam,
ISBN: 978-81-902079-9-7
P 116-124 2010
2 “Scholarly Open Access Journal Publications in Medicine and Allied Sciences: A bibliometric study” by Leeladharan, M. & Shejina Sreenivas Proceedings of National Seminar on Emerging Library and Information Technologies 2011, 9-10 December 2011, Madras Veterinary College, Tamilnadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Chennai, ISBN: 978-81-922103-0-8.  P 692-698 2011

Ongoing and Completed Research Projects and Consultancies

Completed Projects / Consultancies

Sl.No. Title of the Project Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount
(Rs. Lakh)
1 Automation of Sabari College of Education Library, Puducherry Sabari College of Education Library, Puducherry 1 month 40,000
2 Establishing a Library for the SOS village for children SOS village for children 1 month Voluntary work
Seminars/Conferences/Workshops Conducted(Last 3 Years): 

Conferences/Seminar/Workshop/Training Programme Organized (April 2009 Onwards)

Sl.No. Title of the Programme Sponsors Venue & Duration Whether International / National / State / Regional / College or University Level
1 Organized a rally “Vasippoam Nesippoam” in Puducherry for creating awareness on importance of reading habits among children SALIS & B.S.Abdur Rahman University, Chennai Pondicherry
15.11.14
Regional
2 Member - Organizing Committee, 5 Day course on “Bibliometric Tools and Techniques” SAARC Documentation Centre in collaboration with Department of Library & Information Science, Pondicherry University Pondicherry University
Aug 25-29, 2014
International
3 Member – Organising Committee, TEQIP (Phase II) sponsored National conference on Reaching the Unreached: Connecting the library users and resources through innovative services and technologies (SALIS 2014) Department of Library, Coimbatore Institute of Technology, Coimbatore jointly with Society for the Advancement of Library and Information Science (SALIS) Coimbatore Institute of Technology
8 & 9 August 2014.
National
4 Member - Organizing Committee, International Conference on Electronic Publications “ICEP2012”, Department of Library & Information Science and Ananda Rangapillai Library, Pondicherry University Pondicherry University
Feb 29 – Mar 2, 2012
International

Invited Talks  in Conferences/Seminar/Workshop/Training Programme (April 2009 Onwards)

Sl.No. Title of the Paper Presented Title of  Conference / Seminar Organized by Whether International / National / State / Regional / College or University Level
1 Library Automation – Planning and Implementation Workshop on “Modernizing school libraries using open source tools” on 07.03.2014 at Pondicherry University. Dept. of LIS, Pondicherry University in collaboration with Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan, Puducherry Regional
2 Ethics for Librarians Workshop for Public Library staff of Villupuram District on 23.08.2013 Sponsored by the RRRLF Region
3 Maintenance of Libraries Workshop for Public Library staff of Villupuram District on 23.08.2013 Sponsored by the RRRLF Region
4 Koha: an Integrated Library Management Software Orientation program for Pondicherry School Librarians, on 22-23 Aug 2011 at Pondiherry University on 23.08.2011. Department of Library and Information Science, Pondicherry University in Collaboration with Directorate of School Education & Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan, Puducherry Region
Seminars/Conferences/Workshops Participated(Last 3 Years): 
Year Organised Level of Participation Title of Programme (International/National/Institution)
2012 Pondicherry University in association with IASLIC Participated National Seminar on Intellectual Property Rights (XXV IASLIC Seminar)
2011 Madras Veterinary College, Tamilnadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Chennai Presented paper National Seminar on Emerging Library and Information Technologies
2011 MDI (management Development Institute) Gurgaon Presented paper International Conference on Digital Libraries and Knowledge Organization (ICDK 2011)
2011 University of Madras Participated UGC-SAP Symposium on Digital Library Initiatives in India
Honours / Awards (if any): 
Year Details of award / Prize Contribution for which awarded
2010 Certificate of Merit for Teaching from Pondicherry University Teaching

Outreach/ Consultancy:

  • Offered man power assistance and technical advice in establishing a new Library in the SOS Village for Children’s - Pondicherry.
  • Automated Sabari College of Education, Pondicherry using an Open Source software

 

Institution/Dept. Development Activities: 

Contact Details
Present Address: 
Department of Library & Information Science, Pondicherry University, R.V.Nagar, Kalapet, Puducherry – 605 014.
Telephone No: 
2654593
Mobile No: 
09443103805
Email: 
mleeladharan.lis@pondiuni.edu.in, mleeladharan@rediffmail.com