SEVUKAN R Associate Professor

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  • Department of Library & Information Science
  • School of Media & Mass Communication
  • sevukan2002@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. Library and Information Science Annamalai University 2008
2 PGDDE Distance Education IGNOU 2005
3 M.Phil. Library and Information Science Annamalai University 1998
4 M.L.I.S. Library and Information Science Annamalai University 1997
5 B.L.I.S. Library and Information Science Annamalai University 1996
6 M.Com. Commerce Bharathidasan University 1995
7 B.Com. Commerce Bharathidasan University 1993

Area of Specializaion

Awards / Prizes Conferred

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Teaching Experience

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1 Lecturer Library and Information Science IGNOU
2 Reader Library and Information Science Pondicherry University
3 Associate Professor Library and Information Science Pondicherry University

Research Experience

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Industry Experience

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Contribution towards Innovation

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Patent Details

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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
1 Use of Social Media in Knowledge Sharing by the Research Scholars: A Case Study of Pondicherry University, India Sevukan R and Desul Sudarsana Journal of Knowledge & Communication Management Vol. 5, No. 2, 161-172 2015 0
2 Puduvai Vaani Community Radio as Source of Information to Educational Programmes for Rural People in Puducherry: An Evaluative Study Sevukan, R. and Raihanath, K. Journal of Advances in Library and Information Science 4(1): 53-61 2015 0
3 Author self archiving and licensing policies of open access library and information science journals: a content analysis Singson, M.; Sevukan, R.; Murugaiyan, Malathi Annals of Library and Information Studies ALIS Vol.62(2), 104-109 2015 0
4 Use of Social Networking Sites By Research Scholars of Pondicherry University Shibu K M and Sevukan R KELPRO Bulletin Vol. 19, No. 1, 39-53 2015 0
5 Digital literacy of postgraduate students in management institutions of Puducherry: a survey Sevukan, R. and Gomathy, V. Pearl: A Journal of Library and Information Science 9(1): 66 – 74 2015 0
6 Is implementing RFID technology in academic libraries service beneficial? – a case study of SRM university library, Chennai Sevukan, R and Vijayakumar, M. Library Progress (International) 35(1): 117 – 129 2015 0
7 Perception of the Visitors on the Services of Puducherry Museum: A Case Study Sevukan R and Derhashar Swargiary Pearl: A Journal of Library and Information Science Vol. 9, No. 2, 111-118 2015 0
8 Opinion of the academics on the application of social media in teaching and research: a case study of Pondicherry University Sevukan, R. and Mohammed Muneer, M C International Journal of Library and Information Science (IJLIS) 4(1): 78-87 2015 0
9 Use of Web 2.0 Tools by Online Newspapers in West Bengal: An Evaluative Study Sevukan R, Saddam Hossain, and Shibu K M Journal of Knowledge & Communication Management Vol. 5, No. 1, 1-11 2015 0
10 Indian neuroscience research, 1999-2013: a scientometric analysis Sri Amudha S and Sevukan R COLLNET Journal of Scientometrics and Information Management Vol. 8, No. 2: 329-340 2014 0
11 Status of library automation in selected higher educational institutions in southern Kerala: a survey Sevukan, R and Deepthi, S. Journal of Knowledge & Communication Management Vol. 4(2): 101 – 116 2014 0
12 Exploring factors for the non-use of library resources by medical professionals in selected medical Libraries in Puducherry Sevukan, R. Rammiya, G and Srinivasan, V. International Journal of Library and Information Science (IJLIS) 3(2): 66-75 2014 0
13 Perception of the Users on RFID system in SRM University Library, Chennai: A Case Study Sevukan, R. and Vijayakumar, M. International Journal of Library and Information Science (IJLIS) Vol. 2(2): 51-60 2013 0
14 Bradford’s Law and the research productivity of environmental science researchers in selected universities of South India Seeman, T., Sivaraman, P., and Sevukan, R. International Journal of Library and Information Science (IJLIS) Vol. 2(2): 1-12 2013 0
15 Research trends among academics in Pondicherry University: a bibliometric analysis Sevukan, R. and Arivoli, J. International Journal of Library and Information Science (IJLIS) vol. 1(1): 98-112 2012 0

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 Awareness and use of Social Networking Sites (SNS) among P G students of management discipline: a survey of selected institutions in Puducherry, Ind Sevukan R SALIS Journal of Library and Information science Vol. 7 No. 1, 49-62 2015 0
2 Impact of ICT based resources and services on the medical students of selected academic institutions in Puducherry Sevukan, R, Singson, M. and Thirumuarasan, P. Indian Journal of Information Science and Services 9(1&2), 1-8 2015 0
3 Awareness and utilization of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) based resources and services among Post Graduate students of self financin Saravanan K and Sevukan R SALIS Journal of Library and Information science Vol. 6, No. 2, 19-30 2014 0
4 Digital literacy of faculties in management institutions of Puducherry: a survey Sevukan, R. and Gomathy, V. Journal of Current Trends in LIS Vol. 1(2) 2014 0
5 A comparative study of usage of e – publications among postgraduate students of medical and its allied disciplines in Puducherry Srinivasan, V. and Sevukan, R. Indian Journal of Information Science and Services Vol. 8(2): 44 – 50 2014 0
6 Research trends and collaboration pattern among environmental science researchers in selected universities of South India: a scientometric analysis Seeman, T., Sivaraman, P., and Sevukan, R. International Journal of Library and Information Science Research and Development (IJLISRD) Vol. 2(2): 18-25 2013 0
7 A scientometric analysis of biology literature of selected central universities of India, 2000 – 2010 Sevukan, R. and Anitha, N. International Journal of Library and Information Science Research and Development (IJLISRD) Vol. 1(1): 56-68 2012 0

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 Competence of Altmetrics in building the missing features of Citation Metrics Sri Amudha, S. & Sevukan, R. 10th International CALIBER 2015 on “Innovative Librarianship: Adapting to Digital Realities” held in Shimla 55-66 2015
2 Digital literacy among faculties and students of management institutions in Puducherry: a comparative study Sevukan, R., Gomathy, V., & Sri Amudha, S. National Seminar on “Role of LIS Professionals in Developing Information Literacy Skills in the Digital Era” held at Alagappa University, Karaikudi 341-345 2015
3 Utilization of Resources and Services by the Medical Professionals in Selected College Libraries in Puducherry Sevukan, R., Rammiya, G., & Srinivasan, R. 60th ILA International (Diamond Jubilee) Conference on “Embedded Librarianship and Technological Challenges of the Digital Age” held at Panjab University, Chandigarh 276-284 2015
4 Bibliometric evaluation of mycology research in India, 1989 – 2014 Sevukan, R., Sathia, N. & Tamil Selvan, N. National Conference on “Innovative Librarianship in the knowledge society: Enhancing Teaching, Learning and Research” Sri Krishna College of Engineering & Technology, Coimbatore 466-475 2015
5 Trends in Biotechnology and Applied Microbiology Research in India, 2000 – 2014: A Bibliometrics Approach Sevukan, R., Selvakumar, G. & Tamil Selvan, N. National Conference on “Innovative Librarianship in the knowledge society: Enhancing Teaching, Learning and Research” Sri Krishna College of Engineering & Technology, Coimbatore 476-484 2015
6 Educational use of Smartphone Technology by the research scholars in Pondicherry University: A Survey Sevukan, R., Gopika, J S., & Baskar, M. 2nd International Conference on Innovation Driven Librarianship, SRM University, Chennai 587-598 2015
7 Awareness and Utilization of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) based resources and Services among the Faculty in Self Financing Medical C Saravanan, K. & Sevukan, R. National Conference on "Advancement in Library and Information Science & Technology: Challenges & Opportunities" held at Abdur Rahman University, Chennai 503-510 2015
8 Effectiveness of web 2.0 and the new paradigm of Librarian 3.0 Sri Amudha, S. & Sevukan, R. National Conference on recent advancement in science and humanities, United Institute of Technology, Coimbatore nil 2014
9 Contribution of LIS Domain to Knowledge Management: A Global Perspective Sri Amudha, S. & Sevukan, R. National Seminar on Knowledge Management in Electronic Environment: opportunities and challenges, Alagappa University, Karaikudi nil 2014
10 Opinion of the users on the services of Aarupadai Veedu Medical College & Hospital Library in Puducherry: a study Sevukan, R. & Banupriya, S. TEQIP-II sponsored National Conference on Reaching the Unreached. Coimbatore Institute of Technology, Coimbatore 556-562 2014
11 Science research profile of Pondicherry University, 1999 – 2012: an empirical analysis based on web of science Sevukan, R. & Kameswara Rao, Vanthala TEQIP-II sponsored National Conference on Reaching the Unreached. Coimbatore Institute of Technology, Coimbatore 334-339 2014
12 Scholarly contributions of biochemistry researchers in India: a bibliometric study Sevukan, R. & Pratheesha, M. TEQIP-II sponsored National Conference on Reaching the Unreached. Coimbatore Institute of Technology, Coimbatore 305-311 2014
13 Research performance of life science faculties in central universities of India: a scientometric analysis Sevukan, R 8th International Conference on Webometrics, Informetrics and Scientometrics held during October 23-26, 2012, Seoul, South Korea 684-694 2012

Books

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Chapters in Books

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Edited Books

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1 Global Trends and Innovations in Libraries and Information Centres Mahendra N Jadhav, G Rathinasabapathy, M K Jagadish, V Chandrakumar, R Sevukan, S Kamatchi, and R Balakrishnan Anna Centenary Library, Chennai 2018 978-81-936735-0-8
2 Library and Information Sciecne: Evergreen Trends P Sivaraman, K Vijayakumar, M Sadik Batcha, and R Sevukan Goniv Publications 2017 978-81-908333-6-2
3 Electronic Publications: selected papers presented at the International Conference on Electronic Publications (ICEP-2012) C.K. Ramaiah, R. Sevukan, A.L. Moorthy, Manoj Kumar and Sudhanshu Bhushan Pondicherry University 2012 978-93-5067-452-9

Ongoing Projects

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Ongoing Consultancy Works

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Career Guidance Offered to students

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Bridge courses, Yoga, Meditation, Personal Counselling and Mentoring etc.,

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Research Guidance - PG

S.No Year Degree No. of Students Awarded Department/Centre
1 2018 MLIS 4 Library and Information Science, Pondicherry Unive
2 2017 MLIS 3 Library and Information Science, Pondicherry Unive
3 2016 MLIS 2 Library and Information Science, Pondicherry Unive
4 2015 MLIS 6 Library and Information Science, Pondicherry Unive
5 2014 MLIS 4 Library and Information Science, Pondicherry Unive
6 2013 MLIS 5 Library and Information Science, Pondicherry Unive
7 2012 MLIS 3 Library and Information Science, Pondicherry Unive
8 2011 MLIS 2 Library and Information Science, Pondicherry Unive
9 2010 MLIS 2 Library and Information Science, Pondicherry Unive
10 2008 M.PHIL 1 Library and Information Science, Alagappa Universi
11 2005 M.PHIL 5 Library and Information Science, Alagappa Universi
12 2004 M.PHIL 8 Library and Information Science, Annamalai Univers

Research Guidance - Ph.D

S.No Student Name Registration Date Registration No. Thesis Title Thesis Submitted Status Thesis Submitted Date Vivavoce Completed Status Date Awarded
1 Srinivasan, V. 08-11-2010 Information Seeking Behaviour of Veterinary Professionals in South India YES 16-06-2016 YES 23-01-2017
2 Shibu K M 06-08-2013 Use of Social Networking Sites by the Research Scholars in the Universities of Kerala YES 03-11-2017 YES 13-04-2018

Research Guidance - Post Doctoral

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Invited Talks in Conference/Seminar/Workshop/Training Programme

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1 Keynote Address Workshop on “Optimal Use of Research Tools” Gandhigram Rural Institute, Gandhigram National 18-11-2014 18-11-2014 2014
2 Invited talk on “Plagiarism – A Problem and Citation – A Solution” 2-day UGC sponsored National Seminar Annamalai University National 28-03-2014 29-03-2014 2014
3 Felicitation Address Felicitation Function to Dr A. Manoharan, Associate Professor, Department of Library and Information Science, Bishop Heber College, Tiruchirappalli Bishop Heber College, Tiruchirappalli Institutional 12-04-2014 12-04-2014 2014
4 Keynote Address Workshop on KOHA Hindustan University, Chennai National 26-07-2014 26-07-2014 2014
5 Lecture on “Citation and Plagiarism” Refresher Course UGC-Academic Staff College, Pondicherry University National 02-08-2014 02-08-2014 2014
6 Lecture on “Bibliometrics/Webometrics for evaluation of research output” Conference Coimbatore Institute of Technology, Coimbatore National 09-08-2014 09-08-2014 2014
7 Lecture on “Bibliometric Indicators” Training Programme SAARC Documentation Centre (SDC) in collaboration with the Department of Library and Information Sci International 25-08-2014 29-08-2014 2014
8 Lecture on “Writing Papers on Bibliometrics” Training Programme SAARC Documentation Centre (SDC) in collaboration with the Department of Library and Information Sci International 25-08-2014 29-08-2014 2014
9 Keynote Address Workshop on Open Access Guru Nanak College, Chennai National 18-10-2014 18-10-2014 2014
10 Lecture on “Citation Techniques” Refresher Course UGC-Academic Staff College, Pondicherry University National 12-11-2014 12-11-2014 2014
11 Invited talk on “Turnkey for Information Services” Symposium Anna University State Level 26-03-2014 26-03-2014 2014
12 Plenary talk on “Knowledge Sharing is a Power” National Seminar on “Knowledge Management in Electronic Environment: Opportunities and Challenges” Alagappa University National 21-03-2014 22-03-2014 2014
13 Lecture on “Digitization: Concept, Methods and Equipment” Workshop Dept. of Library and Information Science, Pondicherry University in collaboration with Rashtriya Mad Regional 07-03-2014 07-03-2014 2014
14 Lecture on “Core Competencies for LIS Professionals in the Digital Era” Refresher Course in Library and Information Science UGC-Academic Staff College, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore National 12-02-2014 12-02-2014 2014
15 Lecture on “Effective Presentation Skills” Refresher Course in Library and Information Science UGC-Academic Staff College, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore National 12-02-2014 12-02-2014 2014
16 Keynote address on “Bibliometrics Tools and Techniques” Workshop Department of Library and Information Science, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli National 17-02-2014 17-02-2014 2014
17 Lecture on “Professional Competencies of LIS Professionals in the Digital Environment” Refresher Course in Library and Information Science UGC-Academic Staff College, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai National 21-02-2014 21-02-2014 2014
18 Lecture on “Effective Presentation: A Layman’s View” Refresher Course in Library and Information Science UGC-Academic Staff College, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai National 21-02-2014 21-02-2014 2014
19 Lecture on “Citation – a Solution to Plagiarism” Refresher Course UGC-Academic Staff College, Pondicherry University National 24-02-2014 24-02-2014 2014
20 Lecture on “How to write a research paper on Bibliometrics” Refresher Course UGC-Academic Staff College, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli National 28-12-2013 28-12-2013 2013
21 Lecture on “Digital Library Initiatives in India” Refresher Course UGC-Academic Staff College, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli National 28-12-2013 28-12-2013 2013
22 Valedictory address on “Promoting reading habits among school children in 21st Century” Library Week Celebration Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Kalapet (Puducherry) Institutional 20-11-2013 20-11-2013 2013
23 Plenary talk on "LIS Profession in the Digital Age: Issues and Challenges" National Conference on Next Generation Library Services (NGLS) Justice Basheer Ahmed Sayeed College for Women(Autonomous), Chennai in collaboration with SALIS National 16-08-2013 17-08-2013 2013

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