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Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science

Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science edited by Miriam A. Drake Published by Marcel Dekker.

Full-time and Part-time M.Phil. Programmes are being offered in the following subjects as detailed below

APPLICATION FORM The common application form will have to be used to get admission in Department  of library and Information Science (Full-time & Part-time).

(a) FULL-TIME - Candidate with Master’s Degree in the relevant subject with not less than 55% of marks or 5.51 in 10.00 Grade point average scale under CBCS.

(b) PART-TIME – Any citizen of India, irrespective of their employment status, who wishes to pursue M.Phil. programme are eligible to register under Part –Time Research, provided they fulfill the eligibility norms.

APPLICATION FORM The common application form will have to be used to get admission in Department of Library and Information Science (Full-time & Part-time).

Application forms can be had either in person or by post from the “REGISTRAR, BHARATHIDASAN UNIVERSITY, PALKALAIPERUR, TIRUCHIRAPPALLI - 620 024.” by submitting a requisition letter and a Demand Draft for Rs.300/- (Rupees Three hundred only). Demand Draft for Rs.150/- (Rupess One hundred and fifty only) for SC/ST Candidates belonging to Tamil Nadu on Production of Xerox Copy of the Community Certificate drawn in favour of “ BHARATHIDASAN UNIVERSITY, TIRUCHIRAPPALLI ” – 620 024. On or after 15.05.2010. Candidates who use the Application Form downloaded from the university website, must enclose the DD towards cost of the application form (Rs.300/- or Rs.150/- as the case may be ), along with the filled in application submitted / sent to the Registrar, Bharathidasan University ,and send their other application to the college. The completed application form is to be submitted to “THE REGISTRAR, BHARATHIDASAN UNIVERSITY, TIRUCHIRAPPALLI - 620 024” and the duplicate application form is to be submitted to the Principal of the College/Head of the University Department concerned, on or before the date noted at the end of the prospectus. The University reserves the right to suspend any of the above Programmes without prior intimation if the circumstances so warrant. 18

One set of attested copies of all the Semester Mark Sheets / Consolidated Mark Sheets (UG & PG), Community Certificate (SC/ST/MBC/BC) and Service Certificate (for Part-time) are to be enclosed along with each copy of the application form.

Ongoing  M.Phil., Work


2013-2014 Batch

Name Research Topic Guide
Devarajamani, V   Dr. R. Balasubramani
Karpagam, D   Dr. S. Srinivasragavan
Gunasekaran, K Performing Arts: Subject Gateway Dr. M. Surulinathi
Mahendran, S   C. Ranganathan
Muruganantham, N   Dr. N. Amsaveni
Nagarajan, M   Dr. B. Jeyapragash
Nandhini, V   Dr. B. Jeyapragash
Saravanan, S Institutional Repository Dr. M. Surulinathi
Singaravelu, V   Dr. R. Balasubramani
Vanitha, K   Dr. N. Amsaveni
Vilgi, K S   C. Ranganathan


2012-2013 Batch

Name Research Topic Guide
Arivukkadal, R Research Productivity of Bharathidasan University: A Bibliometric Study Dr. M. Surulinathi
Jayanthi, G   B. Jeyapragash
Jayapriya, S   Dr. S. Srinivasaragavan
Padmapriya, S   Dr. R. Balasubramani
Lakshmanan, U   C. Ranganathan
Kalaivani, K   Dr. N. Amsaveni


2011-2012 Batch

Name Research Topic Guide
Bhuvaneshwari, J Mapping the Research Productivity of Performing Arts: A Bibliometric Study Dr. M. Surulinathi
Kanagasundari, S   Dr. S. Srinivasaragavan
Sudha, V   C. Ranganathan
Arun, K   B. Jeyapragash
Vivekananthan, D   Dr. N. Amsaveni


2010-2011 Batch

Name Research Topic Guide
Poornima, A Mapping the Indian Research Producivity on Food Science and Technology: A Scientometric Study M. Surulinathi
VenkataPriya, K   Dr. Balasubramani
Poornimadevi, G   Dr. S. Srinivasaragavan
Anbunesan, D   B. Jeyapragash
Selvaraj, S   Dr. S. Srinivasaragavan
Rajeevgandhi   Dr. Balasubramani
Mathews Stephen   M. Surulinathi
Unaise, K A   B. Jeyapragash


2009-2010 Batch

Name Research Topic Guide
Amrutha, T G Design and Development of Weblog for Bharathidasan University Library Dr. S. Srinivasaragavan
Anjaly S Nair Organizing and Developing open courseware for Library and Information Science using Moodel Dr. S. Srinivasaragavan
Anandhi,   Dr. R. Balasubramani
Kanagarasu, R News paper Clippings Service at Bharathidasan University Library using CMS B. Jeyapragash
Lavanya   C. Ranganathan
Mary Cleoda, L Evolution and Growth of Search Engines: A Analytical Study Dr. R. Balasubramani
Nithiya, S Desing and Development of Bibliographical Information Retrieval System at Sri Rangam Temple Library using Koha B. Jeyapragash
Pandi, S Mapping of Research Output in M. K. University: A Scientometric Study Dr. R. Balasubramani
Umamaheswari, D   C. Ranganathan


2008-2009 Batch

Name Research Topic Guide
Duraisekar, S Implementation of Automated Library Management System in the school of Chemistry in Bharathidasan University using Koha Open Source Software Dr. R. Balasubramani
Jaisankar, M Impact of ICT Infrastructure facilities in Autonomous College Libraries affiliated to Bharathidsasan University: A Study C. Ranganathan
Malatesh, N A Desgin and Development of Biotechnology Gateway Dr. S. Srinivasaragavan
Prabhu, M Design and Development of Subject Gateway for Economics by using Drupal B. Jeyapragash
Rajadurai, S Automation of Library using Koha in Department of Sociology, Bharathidasan University B. Jeyapragash
Rajalakshmi, R Growth and Impact of Research Output of Faculty members of Bharathidasan University: A Scientometric Analysis C. Ranganathan
Saravanan, S   B. Jeyapragash
Suresh, N Information Access and productivity of Research Scholars at Bharathidasan University , Trichy Dr. S. Srinivasaragavan
Thenmozhi, R   Dr. R. Balasubramani






Students/Scholars Passed SLET/NET

S.No. Name of Student/Scholar Batch year of Pass
01 Suresh, N 2008-2009 2009
02 Umasankar, S 2008-2010 2012
03 Roseline Mary 2007-2009 2013
04 Vasanthi, R 2007-2009 2013
05 Velayutham 2010-2012 2013
06 Jaganathan 2010-2012 2013
07 Ashokkumar 2010-2013 2013
08 Kanagarasu, R 2009-2010 2012
09 Renukadevi 2008-2009 2012
10 Prabhu, M. 2008-2009 2013
11 Rajesh Kumar, K. 2013-2015 2014
12 Prasannakumari, N. 2014-2016 2015
13 Devendrappa, T 2014-2016 2016
14 Mohankumar, S 2013-2015 2016
15 Bharathadevi, T 2013-2015 2016
16 Kavitha 2013-2015 2015
17 Abirami, S. 2014-2016 2016
18 Allimuthu, M 2008-2010 2016
19 Issac Arbutharaj, J 2015-2018 2017
20 Jothilakshmi, K. 2015-2017 2017
21 Sumathi, M. 2015-2017 June 2018
22 Devaki, M. 2015-2017 June 2018
23 Saravanakumaran, S 2014-2016 June 2018
24 Mohankumar, S. 2009-2011 June 2018
25 Dhanabal, A. 2017-2019 June 2018
26 Muthuraj, A 2016-2018 June 2018
27 Sarojini, G 2012-2014 June 2018
28 Sankar, J 2010-2012 June 2018
29 Nandhini, V 2011-2013 June 2018
30 Jothilakshmi 2015-2017 June 2018
31 Pandiyarajan 2014-2016 June 2018



Best Paper Award/Honors

S.No. Name of Student/Scholar/Faculty Organizer
01 S. Nithya SALIS and KCT, Coimbatore
02 R. Prabhu SALIS and KCT, Coimbatore
03 M. Surulinathi
August 2010 Best Paper Award for professionals (Paper Title: MobileTechnology and Library Services in Bharathidasan University) at NationalConference on Next Generation of Digital Libraries and Web technologiesorganized by SALIS collaborated with Sri Krishna College of Engineeringand Technology, Coimbatore -9. (Cash Price)
04 J. Manikandan SALIS and Dr. Mahalingam College of Engineering and Technology, Pollachi
05 Dr. M. Surulinathi
January 2012: Best Paper  Award for Professionals (Paper Title: MusicDigital Library at Bharathidasan University), National Conference onInnovative Library Services in Digital Environment, SALIS 2012, Organizedby Central Library of Dr. Mahalingam College of Engineering andTechnology, Pollachi- 642 003. January 19-21, PP. 497-502. ISBN: 978-81-903838- 6-8. (Cash Price)
06 Dr. B. Jeyapragash SALIS and Cresent University, Chennai
07 Dr. R. Balasubramani SALIS and Justice Basheer Ahmed Sayeed College for Women at Chennai
08 Santosh Navalur SALIS and Justice Basheer Ahmed Sayeed College for Women at Chennai
09 Renyui SALIS and Justice Basheer Ahmed Sayeed College for Women at Chennai
10 Nithiya, S Sethu Institute of Technology
11 Tamilvani Jacob Memorial College, Ambilikai
12 Manikandan, J FEAT, Annamalai University
13 Dr. M. Surulinathi
8-9 August 2014: A. N. Marappan Memorial National Best YoungLibrarian Award by Society for the Advancement of Library andInformation Science (SALIS). National Conference Organized by Coimbatore Institute of Technology.
14 Dr. M. surulinathi 28-29 November 2014: Best Paper Award at International Conference organized by Central Library, K. L. University,Andhra Pradesh. (Paper Title: Social Networking Tools for Chat withLibrarian)
15 Kupeshan Best paper award at St. Xavier’s College of Education, Tirunelveli.with SALIS
16 Dr. R. Balasubrmani 2015: A. N. Marappan Memorial National Best YoungLibrarian Award by Society for the Advancement of Library andInformation Science (SALIS). National Conference Organized by Cresent University.
17 Dr. B. Jeyapragash 2016: A. N. Marappan Memorial National Best YoungLibrarian Award by Society for the Advancement of Library andInformation Science (SALIS). National Conference Organized by K.S. R. College of Technology.
18 M. Devaki and R. Malini Smart Phone Applications in Library Services organized by Alagappa University, Karaikudi.
19 J. Issac Arputharaj Utilization of Academic Social Networking Sites by Bharathidasan University with special reference to Research Gate organized by SALIS and KSR College of Technology
20 J. Issac Arputharaj Scientific Publication and Evaluation: Writing Research Papers Citation Analysis and Plagarism organised by Coimbatore Institute of Technology
21 B. Jeyapragash, A. Muthuraji and T. Rajkumar Fundig Agencies for Higher Learning and Research: An overview organized by Bishop heber College, Tiruchirappalli
22 Thivya Janan  
23 M. Sumathi Subject Gateway for MGT in Webnode Platform at Bharathidasan Unviersity: A Case study organized by VHNSN College, Virudhunagar jointly with SALIS
24 J. Arumugam Challenging role of Libraries and Library Professionals, National Conference on Innovative Librarianship: Challenges and Opportunities at Central University of Tamilnadu 2018