LEELADHARAN M. Assistant Professor

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  • Department of Library & Information Science
  • School of Media & Mass Communication
  • mleeladharan@rediffmail.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 & Information Science Pondicherry University 2019
2 M.Phil Library & Information Science Annamalai University 2008
3 M.Sc Library & Information Science University of Madras 1997
4 B.Sc Zoology Presidency College 1995

Area of Specializaion

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 Best Teacher Award REGIONAL Pondicherry University 2019 Citation
2 Best Presenter award NATIONAL ICSSR & Pondicherry University 2018 0
3 Best Teacher Award REGIONAL Pondicherry University 2016 Citation
4 Best Paper award NATIONAL St.Xavier’s College of Education (Autonomous), Palayamkottai, jointly with Society for the Advancement of Library and Information Science (SALIS), 2016 5000
5 Best Teacher Award REGIONAL Pondicherry University 2009 Citation

Teaching Experience

S.No Designation Department/Centre Institution
1 Assistant Professor Library and Information Science Pondicherry University

Research Experience

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Industry Experience

S.No Designation Company/Corporate Nature of Work
1 Librarian Pondicherry Instituite of Medical Sciences Managerial
2 Librarian Islamiah College Managerial
3 Assistant Librarian Hindustan College of Engineering Administrative
4 Librarian Gymkhana Club Managerial

Contribution towards Innovation

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Patent Details

S.No Title Status Patent Number Year of Award Type Commercialized Status

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 Awareness and Use of Open Source Software by Social Scientists Leeladharan, M Pearl: A Journal of Library and Information Science Vol.12, No.2 p.110-116 2018 0
2 Wi-Fi Usage by Academics of Pondicherry – A Case Study Leeladharan, M and Thiyagarajan, S Journal of Knowledge & Communication Management Vol.6, No.2 P.105-113 2016 0
3 Mobile Web Usage by Students of Paramedical Courses in Puducherry Leeladharan, M Ravaniammal, T and Kumaravel, C Pearl: A Journal of Library and Information Science Vol.9, No.4 (Oct-Dec 2015) p.228-232 2015 0
4 SAARC countries contribution to Open Access publishing: A study Leeladharan, M GyanKosh: The Journal of Library and Information Management Vol.6, No.2 (Jul-Dec 2015) p.40-48 2015 0
5 Open source software awareness and use by the library professionals of professional colleges in Puducherry Leeladharan, M. & Ilammaran, A International Journal of Digital Library Services Vol.5, No.1 (Jan – Mar 2015) pg 130-139 2015 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 Institutes of Hotel Management (IHMs) under Ministry of Tourism of India: A Webometric Analysis Leeladharan, M; Shekhar, Prabhakar Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal) 3662 2019 0
2 Relationship between electronic journal downloads and citations in library consortia Mangkhollen Singson, Thiyagarajan, S. Leeladharan, M Library Review 65, 6/7 p. 429-444 2016 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 Wireless information access in academic institutions of Telangana: A case study Leeladharan, M and Mangkhollen Singson Proceedings of International conference on Knowledge Resources and Library Technologies (ICKRELT 2017) 199-203 2017
2 WiFi, the lifeline, for information needs of the research scholars of Pondicherry University – A pilot study Leeladharan, M and Munshi, Shamim Akthar Proceedings of National conference on Electronic Resources and Academic Libraries: Exploring new trends, technologies, practices, services and management (NCERAAL 2016), 256-261 2016
3 Emerging trends in print and broadcasting media libraries: A special focus on the relevance of media librarians Lijomol Jose and Leeladharan, M Proceedings of National Conference on Future Libraries: Issues and Challenges 2015 263-265 2015

Books

S.No Title of the Book Name of the Authors as per the order in Book Publisher Year ISBN No.

Chapters in Books

S.No Title of the Chapters Name of the Authors Title of the Book Publisher Year ISBN No.
1 Indian Contribution to Open Access: A Survey Rekha Rani Varghese, & Leeladharan, M Advances in Digital Library development Macmillan Publishers 2012 978-9350590775
2 The Big Hit of Big Deal pricing model in Indian Library Consortia: A bird’s eye view Mangkhollen Singson & Leeladharan, M Dynamics of Librarianship in the Knowledge Society: festschrift in honour of Prof.B.Ramesh Babu B.R. Publishing Corporation 2012 9789350500613

Edited Books

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Ongoing Projects

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Ongoing Consultancy Works

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Completed Projects

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Completed Consultancy Works

S.No Title of the Consultancy Work Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year
1 Koha Customization for Group of Libraries of SBV Deemed to be University Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth (Deemed to be University), Pondicherry 20/07/2020 (Rs.4000) 2020
2 Automation of Sabari College of Education Library Sabari College of Education 1 month (Rs.40,000) 2012

Career Guidance Offered to students

S.No Name of the Scheme No. of Students Competitive Examinations/ Career Counseling No. of Students Passed No. of Students Placed

List of capability enhancement such as Soft skill development, Remedial coaching, Language lab,
Bridge courses, Yoga, Meditation, Personal Counselling and Mentoring etc.,

S.No Name of the Programme/Scheme Date of Implementation No. of Students Enrolled Agencies Involved

Research Guidance - PG

S.No Year Degree No. of Students Awarded Department/Centre
1 2018 MLIS 5 Library & Information Science
2 2017 MLIS 3 Library & Information Science
3 2015 MLIS 5 Library & Information Science
4 2014 MLIS 5 Library & Information Science
5 2013 MLIS 4 Library & Information Science
6 2012 MLIS 4 Library & Information Science
7 2011 MLIS 1 Library & Information Science
8 2010 MLIS 1 Library & Information Science

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

Research Guidance - Post Doctoral

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

Financial assistance availed to attend conferences / workshops and to pay membership fee
of professional bodies during the year

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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

Details of Online Education Conducted

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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 Plagiarism and Intellectual Property Rights Five days “International Faculty Development Programme on Research Indicators, Resources, Plagiarism and Academic Integrity” The Knowledge Resource Centre in association with IQAC, Patrician College of Arts and Science, Chenn International 22-06-2020 26-06-2020 2020
2 Intellectual Property Rights One day webinar on “Research Fundamentals & Intellectual Property Rights” The Centre for Research, Sadakathullah Appa College (Autonomous), Tirunelveli, India National 16-06-2020 16-06-2020 2020
3 Intellectual Property Rights National level webinar on “Intellectual Property Rights” Internal Quality Assurance Cell, Islamiah Women’s Arts and Science College, Vaniyambadi, India National 14-06-2020 14-06-2020 2020
4 Plagiarism and its implications Two day National level webinar on “Scholarly Communications” Department of Library, Ramco Institute of Technology, Rajapalayam, India National 09-06-2020 10-06-2020 2020
5 Copyright National level webinar on “Intellectual Property Rights” Internal Quality Assurance Cell & Research Cell. Sankara College of Science and Commerce, Coimbatore National 02-06-2020 02-06-2020 2020
6 Intellectual Property Rights National level webinar on “Intellectual Property Rights” Internal Quality Assurance Cell & Research Cell. Sankara College of Science and Commerce, Coimbatore National 02-06-2020 02-06-2020 2020
7 Plagiarism - a Plague Two day national seminar on “scholarly Publishing, Writing research papers, Citation, Plagiarism and Copyright Raja Rammohun Roy Library Foundation, Kolkata, organized by Department of Library and Information Sc National 08-02-2019 09-02-2019 2019
8 Plagiarism detection through turnitin - anti plagiarism software National Workshop on Plagiarism Detection: A quality index to Research Integrity Department of Library, N.V.K.S.D. College of Education (Autonomous), Kanyakumari jointly with Societ National 05-01-2019 05-01-2019 2019
9 Turnitin - anti plagiarism software ICSSR sponsored one day national level workshop on Restriction of Plagiarism: A quality measure in Social Science Research Fr.Utarid Library, St.Xavier’s College of Education National 25-08-2018 25-08-2018 2018
10 Application of Software in Report Writing Training Programme Dept. of Social Work, Pondicherry University University 28-03-2018 28-03-2018 2018
11 Need for Customer care in Public libraries Workshop Department of Art & Culture, Govt. of Puducherry State 12-08-2017 12-08-2017 2017
12 Effective Internet Research Workshop Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA) New Delhi State 25-02-2016 27-02-2016 2016
13 Library Automation – Planning and Implementation Workshop Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan, Puducherry State 07-03-2014 07-03-2014 2014
14 Maintenance of Libraries Training Programme Raja Rammohan Roy Library Foundation (RRRLF) Kolkatta State 23-08-2013 23-08-2013 2013
15 Ethics for Librarians Training Programme Raja Rammohan Roy Library Foundation (RRRLF) Kolkatta State 23-08-2013 23-08-2013 2013

Conferences/Seminars Organized

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Workshop Organized

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Administrative Responsibilities in the Government and Quasi Government Agencies

S.No Name of the Position Agency/Organisation Duration Nature of Duties

Affiliation in Academic Bodies/Societies

S.No Name of the Body/Society Nature of Affiliation Year
1 Society for the Advancement of Library and Information Science Life member 2011
2 Madras Library Association Life member 2007
3 Indian Association of Special Libraries and Information Centres Life member 2007

Participation & Extension Activities (Academic/Administraion)

S.No Name of the Position (Head, Dean, Co-ordinator, Director, etc.,) Duration Nature of Dutites
1 Co-ordinator, PGDLAN 2 years Overall administration of the Diploma programme

Participation & Extension Activities (Co-Curricular)

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Collaboration with Institution/Industry

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Institution / Industry
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Faculty Development Programme Attended (Orientation, Refresher, other Short Term Course during the year)

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Details of Executive Development Prog/Management Development Prog. conducted

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Participation in IMPESS, IMPRINT, SPARC, STARS, LEAP Programme etc and DSF Funding Programme

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Enrolment under ARPIT Programme

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