Dr. Rani Syamalamba Librarian.

M.A (Pub.Admin), M.A(Politics), M.Li.Sc, S.L.E.T, Ph.D.

Joined in 1994 in the Dept of Library and Information Science

Minor Research Projects

1. Completed 1st UGC Minor Research Project in 2010 September entitled “Design and Development of Information Literacy Programmes for Undergraduate Students”.

2. Completed 2nd UGC Minor Research Project in 2016 entitled “Designing and developing Directory of Open Educational Resources in Higher Education”. (www.stellavirlib.org)

Publications in National & International journals and magazines

1. Article named “Implementation of Barcode Technology for library Operations: The Experience of Maris Stella (Autonomous) College, Vijayawada, published in ILA Bulletin, Vol – XLI, No-4. Oct-Dec 2005.

2. An article named ‘Library Consortia: An Overview” published in monthly magazine ‘Grandhalaya Sarvaswamu’. Vol.No.66, No.7, Oct 2005.

3. Another article ‘Growth and development of Higher Education: The role of Missionaries’ was published in a book named “Dr. P.S.G. Kumar Festschrift Library and Information Profession in India”, Vol.1, Part-I, 2005.

4. Article “The role of Academic Libraries in the growth & development of Higher Education” published in ‘Edutrack’ Vol – 5; No. 12, Aug 2006.

5. Article named “Need for TQM in Academic Libraries: A case study of Maris Stella College, Vijayawada, AP” was published in ‘Journal of Library and Information Science” Vol.31, No.2, Dec 2006. ISSN 0970-714X

6. Article published in an International Journal “Library and Philosophy” Dec 2008 entitled “Minority Degree College Libraries in Andhra Pradesh: A Study with special reference to NAAC Standards”. ISSN No.1522-0222

7. Article published in “Journal of Library and Information Science’ December 2008, entitled “Use of college libraries by teachers: The case of Andhra Pradesh. Vol.33.No.1&2. Pg.73-84. ISSN 0970-714 X

8. Article named “Library use pattern of undergraduate students in Minority Degree Colleges in Andhra Pradesh” is published in “DESIDOC Journal of Library and Information Technology” Vol.29, No.5 September 2009 pg.50-59, ISSN .0974-0643

9. An article “Manuscript Collection in Indian Public Libraries” was published in a book entitled “Manuscript and Manuscriptology in India” edited by Subodh Gopal Nandini and Projit Kumar Palit and published by Kaveri books , New Delhi, 2010, pgs.277-293

10. An article entitled “Information Literacy programmes for undergraduate students” is published in an International Journal “International Journal of Digital Libraries” Vol. No.1, Issue No.1, 2011.

11. An article “Manuscript Collection in Indian Public Libraries” was published in a book entitled “Manuscript and Manuscriptology in India” edited by Subodh Gopal Nandini and Projit Kumar Palit and published by Kaveri books , New Delhi, 2010, pgs.277-293

12. An article “Open Educational Resources (OER) for Science and Technology” was published in “Grandyalaya Sarvaswamu” April 2014. Pg.17-20. ISSN:0972-8140.

13. An article “Impact of world wide web on Academic Libraries and Librarians’ was published in the book “New Dimensions in Web based library and Information Services” edited by Dr.G.Saroja and Prof. V. Chandra Shekhar Rao, published by pearl books, New Dehi. Pg.192-198. 2013 ISBN: 978-93-81575-75-8.

14. Article named “Implementation of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in Maris Stella Library: A Case Study” was published in an International Journal “International Journal of Digital Library Services” Vol.4, July-Sep 2014 ISSN:22501142.

An article “Open Educational Resources (OER) for Science and Technology” was published in “Grandyalaya Sarvaswamu” April 2014. Pg.17-20. ISSN:0972-8140.

16. An article “Impact of world wide web on Academic Libraries and Librarians’was published in the book “New Dimensions in Web based library and Information Services” edited by Dr. G.Saroja and Prof. V. Chandra Shekhar Rao, published by pearl books, New Dehi. Pg.192-198. ISBN: 978-93-81575-75-8.

17. An article entitled “ Implementation of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in Maris Stella Library:A study” published in an International Journal “International Journal of Digital Library Services”. Vol.4,Issue.3, July-Sep, 2014. ISSN:2250-1142 (Online), ISSN 2349-302X (Print).

18. An article titled “Digital Literacy initiatives: A study” was published in Journal of Library and Information Technology. Vol.11. No.2 July 2015. pg.22-31. ISSN – 0975-6183.

19. An article “Massive Open Online Courses” was published in “Grandyalaya Sarvaswamu” Vol.76 Issue. 08, Nov 2015. Pg.20. ISSN:0972-8140.

20. A chapter on “Total Quality Management (TQM) in Academic Libraries: A case Study of Maris Stella Library, Vijayawada” was published in a book ‘Contemporary and Innovative Tech. for Libraries in Elec. Environment. Published by Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany, Pg.173-179, 2016. ISBN-978-3-659-93633-3.

21. A book entitled “Design & Development of Information Literacy Progrmmes” was published by the International publishers Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany with ISSN No. 978-3-330-02440-3. 2017.

22. An article “Re orientation of library services in electronic era was published in a book entitled “Managing libraries in Electronic era published by Intellectual foundation(India), 2016. ISBN 978-93-81818-38-1 pg.53-64.

As a resource person

1. On the eve of 45th Library Week Celebrations Dr. Syamalamba, Librarian, has delivered a Guest Lecture on “Utilization of e- Resources with special reference to n-list programme with power point presentation in the seminar hall of JKC college, Guntur Dist on 15th November 2012.

2. Attended as resource person for the seminar on “Quality culture through IQAC in Higher Education Institutions” and deliver lecture on best practices in Library and Information Sciences. on 11th Sep 2014 at KVSR. Siddartha College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Vijayawada.

3. Attended as a resource person on librarian's day 12th AUGUST 2015 and gave a lecture on present day trends in Library and Information Science at Sarvottama Library, Vijayawada.

4. Attended as a resource person at Siddartha mahila Kalasla on 23rd Dec 2015 and deliver a live demo on open educational resources and virtual libraries and MOOC courses.

5. Attended as a Resource person and delivered resourceful talk on automation and Open Educational Resources to APSWREI (A.P Social Welfare Educational Institutions) librarians on 30.07.2016 at Hotel Ilapuram, Vijayawada.

6. Attended as a Resource person at KKR & KSR Institute of Technology & Sciences, Guntur for an awareness program on : Open Educational Resources and MOOC courses” for faculty and “Library as knowledge Resource Centre” for students on 25 th Oct 2016.

7. Attended as a Resource person at ANR college of Gudivada on the eve of 49th National Educational week and delivered a lecture on “Open Educational Resources and MOOC on 18th Nov 2016.

8. Attended as a resource person for capacity building programme for librarians at Navodaya leadership Institute, an autonomous Organisation under Ministry of HRD, Govt of India Guntur and conducted two sessions for 36 librarians of southern region, India on 30th Jan 2017.

9. Attended as a resource person for capacity building programme for librarians at Navodaya leadership Institute, an autonomous Organisation under Ministry of HRD, Govt of India Guntur and conducted two sessions for 36 librarians of southern region, India on 21st Feb 2017.