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Publications of Dr.

M S Sridhar
Published 4 books, contributed chapters to 5 books, 120 papers, 50 conference and seminar presentations
and 25 Open University course materials for M Phil, MLIS and BLIS courses.

Publications can be found on following sites:


My „Research methodology‟ and „Schools of Management thought‟ postings on Web have over 2 million hits.
http://www.slideshare.net/mssridhar/edit_my_uploads (Nearly one million hits for presentations)
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/M_S_Sridhar (Over 3000 reads per week on Research gate)
https://www.linkedin.com/in/sridharmirle/ (LinkedIn posts, activities and recommendations)
https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=tvLpZqUAAAAJ (h-index score is 13 on Google Scholar)
https://www.scribd.com/user/75039/M-S-Sridhar
http://eprints.rclis.org/view/creators/Sridhar=3AM=2E_S=2E=3A=3A.html

Books
1. Sridhar,M.S. "User-research : A Review of Information-behaviour Studies in Science and Technology".
Bangalore: BIBLIO INFON Service,1990.
https://archive.org/details/UserResearchAReviewOfInformationBehaviuorStudiesInScienceAnd
http://www.lulu.com/product/paperback/user-research-a-review-of-information-behaviour-studies-in-
science-and-technology/4078867

2. -----------. "Problems of collection development in special libraries". New Delhi: Concept Publishing
Company 1992. http://www.lulu.com/product/paperback/problems-of-collection-development-in-
special-libraries/4245165

3. -----------. "Information behaviour of scientists and engineers". New Delhi: Concept Publishing
Company, 1995. http://www.lulu.com/product/paperback/information-behaviour-of-scientists-and-
engineers/4245021

4. ------------. "Library use and user research: with twenty case studies". New Delhi: Concept
Publishing Company, 2002. http://www.lulu.com/product/paperback/library-use-and-user-research-
with-twenty-case-studies/4248619

Chapters in Books
1. Sridhar, M. S. "Review of Indian user studies in science and technology". In: Sharma, CD and Ojha, DC
eds. Advances in Library and information science v.3. Information systems: science and technology,
Jodhpur: Scientific Publishers, 1992. Chapter 3, p 31-55.

2. -----------. "Features of contemporary special libraries particularly science and technology libraries in
India". In: Sharma, CD and Ojha, DC eds. Advances in Library and information science v.3.
Information systems: science and technology, Jodhpur: Scientific Publishers, 1992. Chapter 17, p255-
267.

3. -----------. "Problems of document acquisition in science and technology libraries", In: Ojha, D.C. ed.
Advances in library and information science. vol.4, Information Communication. Jodhpur:
Scientific Publishers, 1993, p 177 - 185.

4. -----------. "Managing modernisation of library services using IT: potentials and problems". In: Prasher,
R.G. ed. Library and information science : parameters and perspectives - essays in honour of Prof.
P. B. Mangala. v. 2. Information science, information technology and its application. New Delhi:
Concept Publishing Co., 1997, p 70-89.

5. -----------. "Need for imparting consumption skills to customers and information intermediaries for better
utilization of electronic information‟”, In: Libraries and information studies in retrospect and prospect :
essays in honour of Prof. D.R. Kalia, edited by J. L. Sardana. 2 volumes. New Delhi: Concept
Publishing Co., 2002, v. 2, p599-607.

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Dissertations & Theses
1. Sridhar, M. S. A Survey of the Resources of the CFTRI Library, Mysore. M Lib Sc Project Report.
Mysore: University of Mysore, 1972.

2. -----------. A Feasibility Study and Investment Analysis for Establishing a Floppy Disc Drive Industry
in Bangalore. MBA Project Report. Bangalore: Bangalore University, 1981.

3. -----------. A Study of Information Seeking Behaviour of Space Technologists with emphasis on


correlating User- characteristics with such behaviour. Ph.D. Thesis. Mysore: University of
Mysore, 1987.

Editorial contribution
1. Malwad, N. M. et. al. eds. Towards the new information society of tomorrow: innovations, challenges and
impact - papers presented at the 49th FID conference and congress, New Delhi, 11-17 October 1998.
New Delhi: INSDOC, 1998. FID Publication No. 719.

2. Ohija, D. C. and Kothari, D. V. eds. Advances in Library and Information Science. Jodhpur: Scientific
Publishers (India), 2005. (Member , Advisory Editorial Board)

Self Instruction Course Materials for M Phil, MLIS & BLI:


1. Sridhar, M. S. "Managerial quality and leadership". In: Management of library and information centres.
New Delhi: Indira Gandhi National Open University, 1995, MLIS-05, Unit 3, p 43-68.

2. ------------. "Schools of management thought". In: Management of library and information centres. New
Delhi: Indira Gandhi National Open University, 1995, MLIS-05, Unit 4, p 69-91.

3. ------------. "Budgetary control system". In: Management of library and information centres. New Delhi:
Indira Gandhi National Open University, 1995, MLIS-05, Block 4: Financial management, Unit 13, p
21-36.

4. ------------. General principles of management and their application to library management". In: Library
Management. New Delhi: Indira Gandhi National Open University, 1997, BLIS-02, Block 1: Unit 1,

5. ------------. Library organisational structure. In: Library Management. New Delhi: Indira Gandhi
National Open University, 1997, BLIS-02, Block 1: Unit 2,

6. ------------. Management information systems. In: Library Management. New Delhi: Indira Gandhi
National Open University, 1997, BLIS-02, Block 1: Unit 3,

7. ------------. Physical planning of library. In: Library Management. New Delhi: Indira Gandhi National
Open University, 1997, BLIS-02, Block 1: Unit 4,

8. ------------. Library finance (Financial management of libraries and information centers). In:
Management. New Delhi: Indira Gandhi National Open University, 1997, BLIS-0 , Block : Unit 16,

9. ------------. Budgeting (Financial planning) and accounting. In: Management. New Delhi: Indira
Gandhi National Open University, 1997, BLIS-02, Block : Unit 17,

10 ------------. "Non-print sources of information : microforms, audio-visuals, etc. ". Self instruction
material (SIM) for Bachelor of Library and Information Science (BLIS) course of Karnataka State
Open University (KSOU).

11 ------------. "Special libraries: purposes and functions". SIM for BLIS of KSOU.

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12 ------------. "User education : methods and techniques". SIM for BLIS of KSOU.

13 ------------. "User studies : need, content, scope, methods and techniques". SIM for BLIS of KSOU.

14. -----------. “Concept of user studies and its development”. SIM for Master of Library and Information
Science course (MLISc-1, Foundations of Information Science, Block 5 Unit 15) of KSOU.

15. -----------. “Concepts of information needs, wants and requirements”. SIM for MLISc-1, Foundations of
Information Science, Block 5 Unit 16 of KSOU.

16. -----------. Typology of information needs”. SIM for MLISc-1, Foundations of Information Science, Block
5 Unit 17 of KSOU.

17. -----------. “Use and user interaction studies”. SIM for MLISc-1, Foundations of Information Science,
Block 5 Unit 18 of KSOU.

18. ------------. “A case study of use of library documents and user-interactions with the library”. SIM for
MLISc-1, Foundations of Information Science, Block 5 as part of Unit 17 of KSOU.

19. -----------, “Statistical analysis of data”. SIM for MLISc course of KSOU.

20. -----------. “Statistical tools and techniques”. SIM for M. Phil Course (Course -1: Research
Methodology, Block 3: LIS research: tools and techniques, Unit 10) of IGNOU, 2010.

21. -----------. “Bibliometrics, Informetrics, Scientometrics and Webometrics Methods”. SIM for M. Phil
Course (Course -1: Research Methodology, Block 3: LIS research: tools and techniques, Unit 11) of
IGNOU, 2010.

22. -----------. “Stastical Packages: An Overview (Spreadsheets, Minitab and SPSS)”. SIM for M. Phil
Course (Course -1: Research Methodology, Block 3: LIS research: tools and techniques, Unit 12) of
IGNOU, 2010.

23. ------------. Sources of Finance and Resource Mobilisation. SIM for Course 6: Management of Library
and Information Centers, Block 03 - Financial (Fiscal) Management, Unit 09 of IGNOU, 2009. (BLIS-
06, Block-03, Unit-09).

24. ------------. Budgeting Techniques. SIM for Course 6: Management of Library and Information
Centers, Block 03 - Financial (Fiscal) Management, Unit 10 of IGNOU, 2009. (BLIS-06, Block-03, Unit-
10).

25. ------------. Budget Preparation. SIM for Course 6: Management of Library and Information Centers,
Block 03 - Financial (Fiscal) Management, Unit 11 of IGNOU, 2009. (BLIS-06, Block-03, Unit-11).

Editorial and other contributions to J-Gate Newsletter (E-Journal)


From Editor’s Desk:

1. Sridhar, M. S. Imparting Consumption Skills, Editor' Desk in J-Gate Newsletter, 3(5) April-May 2011.

2. Sridhar, M. S. Scholar‟s Personal Information System, Editor' Desk in J-Gate Newsletter, 3(6) June 2011.

3. Sridhar, M. S. Scholarly Publishing at Cross Roads, Editor' Desk in J-Gate Newsletter, 3(7) July 2011.

4. Sridhar, M. S. Moment of Truth for `Anytime – Anywhere‟ Access, Editor' Desk in J-Gate Newsletter 3(9)
September 2011.

5. Sridhar, M. S. Elusive Digital Preservation, Editor's Desk in J-Gate Newsletter, 3(10) October 2011.

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6. Sridhar, M. S. Accidental Encounter of Useful Information,
Editor's Desk in J-Gate Newsletter 3(11) November 2011.

7. Sridhar, M. S. F-Score: a combined measure of Precision and Recall, Editor's Desk in J-Gate Newsletter
3(12) December 2011.

8. Sridhar, M. S. Why Library Catalogs are not as user-friendly as Search Engines? Editor's Desk in J-Gate
Newsletter, 4(1) January 2012.

9. Sridhar, M. S. Small World Phenomenon and Clutter of Social Technologies Editor's Desk in J-Gate
Newsletter, 4(2) February 2012.

10. Sridhar, M. S. Social Networks and the Rule of 150, Editor' Desk in J-Gate Newsletter, 4(3) March 2012.

11. Sridhar, M. S. Federate to Aggregate or Meta Search to Segregate? Editor‟s desk in J-gate newsletter,
4(4) April 2012.

12. Sridhar, M. S. Boolean Search Logic – the need for revisiting the basics, Editor‟s desk in J-gate
newsletter, 4 (5) May 2012.

11. Sridhar, M. S. Field Directed Subject Search Options in J-Gate. Editor‟s desk in J-gate newsletter, 4 (6)
June 2012.

12. Sridhar, M. S. Private tuition is no more a stigma, whereas sitting longer in libraries has become one: the
need for metamorphosis of libraries. Editor‟s desk in J-gate newsletter, 4 (7) July 2012.

13. Sridhar, M. S. Nouns and Null Thesaurus matter the most in Indexing as well as Searching. Editor‟s
desk in J-gate newsletter, 4 (8) August 2012.

14. Sridhar, M. S. Refining a Search vs. Beginning a New Search. Editor‟s desk in J-gate newsletter, 4 (9)
September 2012.

Researchers’ Corner:
1. Sridhar, M. S. Selection and Formulation of Research Problem. Researchers' Corner in J-Gate
Newsletter, 3(9) September 2011.

2. Sridhar, M. S. Confidence Level and Confidence Interval. Researchers' Corner in J-Gate Newsletter,
3(10) October 2011.

3. Sridhar, M. S. Parametric and Non-parametric Tests. Researchers' Corner in J-Gate Newsletter, 3(11)
November 2011.

4. Sridhar, M. S. Problems and Issues in Eliciting Data from People. Researchers' Corner in J-Gate
Newsletter, 3(12) December 2011.

5. Sridhar, M. S. Determining Sample Size for a given Confidence Interval. Researchers' Corner in J-Gate
Newsletter, 4(1) January 2012.

6. Sridhar, M. S. Determining Sample Size for a given Confidence Interval. Researchers' Corner in J-gate
Newsletter, 4(2) February 2012.

7. Sridhar, M. S. Presentation of Statistical Data – Textual Presentation. Researchers' Corner in J-Gate


Newsletter, 4(3) March 2012.

8. Sridhar, M. S. Preparation for Tabular Presentation: Tally Marking and Frequency Table. Researchers'
corner in J-Gate Newsletter, 4(4) April 2012.

9. Sridhar, M. S. Confounding Relations in Experimental Research. Researchers' Corner in J-gate


newsletter 4(5) May 2012.

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10. Sridhar, M. S. Interpretation of Data is Tricky and Challenging. Researchers' Corner in J-gate newsletter
4(6) June 2012.

11. Sridhar, M. S. Four Steps to Tabular Presentation of Data. Researchers' Corner in J-gate newsletter 4(7)
July 2012.

12. Sridhar, M. S. Correlation Research: 1. Relation between Qualitative/Categorical Attributes.


Researchers' Corner in J-gate newsletter 4(8) August 2012.

13. Sridhar, M. S. Processing and Analysis of qualitative data. Researchers' Corner in J-gate newsletter 4(9)
september 2012.

Other contributions to Newsletter:

1. Sridhar, M. S. Informatics Creates a World Record in E-journal Paradigm. J-Gate Newsletter 3(10)
October 2011.

2. Sridhar, M. S. „Fair Use‟, CONTU Guidelines, CONFU Guidelines and the DMCA. J-Gate Newsletter,
Feb 2011.

Journal Articles
1. Sridhar, M. S. "A survey of the resources of CFTRI library, Mysore." IASLIC Bulletin 19 (1) March 1974:
1-16.

2. -----------. "Mathematical approach to relations in Thesauri." Journal of Library and Information


Science 5 (1) January 1980:76-87.

3. -----------. "Maslow's theory and its application to librarianship." IASLIC Bulletin 26 (3) September
1981:135-139.

4. -----------. "Prospects and problems of microforms in libraries." Journal of Library and Information
Science 6 (2) December 1981: 1-15.

6. Sridhar, M. S. and S. Narayana Prasad. "Technical reports - collection development, organisation,


dissemination and retrieval : a case study." Journal of Library Development 1 (1) November 1982:
68-78.

7. Sridhar, M. S. "A study of library visits and in-house use of library documents by Indian space
technologists." Journal of Library and Information Science 7 (2) December 1982: 146-158.

8. ------------. "A feasibility study and investment analysis for establishing a small scale industry : a case
study for floppy disc drive." Electronics : Information and Planning 9 (5) February 1982: 241-251.

9. Narayana Prasad, S. and M. S. Sridhar. "Computerised processing of microfiche reports in a special


library." CSI Communications (55) March 1983: 13-17.

10. -----------. "User participation in collection building in a special library : a case study." IASLIC Bulletin 28
(3) September 1983: 117-122.

11. -----------. "So you want to buy micrographics equipment!" Journal of Library and Information
Science 28 (2) December 1983: 182-197.

12. -----------. "Document reservation pattern in a special library : a case study." Library Science with a slant
to Documentation 20 (1) March 1983: 39-48.

13. ----------. "Problems and choices in procurement of technical reports." Library Science with a slant
to Documentation 20 (2) June 1983: 107-124.

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14. -----------. "Are demand forecasting techniques applicable to libraries?" Library Herald 23 (2 &
3) July-October 1984: 84-89.

15. -----------. "Use of technical reports and standards." IASLIC Bulletin 29 (3) September 1984: 99-106.

16. -----------. "A case study of lent-out use of a special library." Library Science with a slant to
Documentation 22 (1) March 1985: 19-34.

17. -----------. "A study of co-authorship and collaborative research among Indian space technologists."
R&D Management 15 (3) July 1985: 243-249.

18. -----------. "A decision theory approach to standing order procurement of NASA reports." Annals of
Library Science and Documentation 32 (1-2) March-June 1985: 15-22.

19. -----------. "Citing patterns of Indian space technologists." International Library Review 17 (3) July
1985: 259-274.

20. -----------. "Subject and longitudinal use of books by Indian space technologists." Collection
Management 8 (1) Spring 1986: 101-115.

21. -----------. "Use of current journals by Indian space technologists." The Serials Librarian 10 (3)
Spring 1986: 77-93.

22. -----------. "Pattern of card catalogue consultation in a special library." IASLIC Bulletin 31 (1) March
1986: 9-16.

23. -----------. "Information and communication behaviour of women space technologists." R&D
Management 17 (4) October 1987: 301-309.

24. -----------. "Is cost benefit analysis applicable to journal-use in a special library." The Serials Librarian
15 (1/2) 1988 : 137-153.

25. -----------. "Sociometric analysis of informal communication among Indian satellite technologists."
Library Science with a slant to Documentation and Information Studies 25 (2) June 1988 : 78-111.

26. -----------. "Information-seeking behaviour of the Indian space technologists." Library Science with a slant
to Documentation and Information Studies 26(2)June 1989:127-165.

27. -----------. "Information requirements of the Indian space technologists." Library Herald 29(3-4)
October 1990-January 1991: 125-136.

28. -----------. "Patterns of user-visit, movement and length of stay in a special library : a case study."
Annals of Library Science and Documentation 36 (4 )1989: 134-138.

29. -----------. "Studies on use of library collections by scientists, engineers and technicians" AGLIS
Journal 7(4)Dec 1989:9-17.

30. -----------. "Organisation of information systems: an introspection of present premises, presumptions


and practices". IASLIC Bulletin 33 (2/3) June-September 1988 : 71-79.

31. -----------. "A study of correlation of use, citation and publishing of journal papers by Indian space
technologists". Collection Management 12 (112) 1990 : 147-152.

32. -----------. "Personal documentation and information system for engineers." CLIS Observer 6 (1&2)
January - June 1989 : 9-13.

33. -----------."Library stock verification: A ritual and an occupational hazard." IASLIC Bulletin 36 (3)
September 1991: 103-110.

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34. -----------. "Non-users and non-use of libraries". Library Science with a slant to Documentation
and Information Studies, 31 (3) September 1994, 115-128.

35. ------------. "Library applications of CD-ROM databases with a case study of CD-ROM system at ISRO
Satellite Centre Library", CLIS Observer 11 (3 & 4) July - December 1994: 49 - 65.

36. -----------. "Problems of collection development in special libraries," CLIS Observer 12 (1 & 2)
January - June 1995 : 17 - 31.

37. -----------. "Resource sharing : need for bridging gap between idealistic theoretical slogans and
practitioners' lax", Library Science with a slant to Documentation and Information Studies, 32 (3)
September 1995, 99 - 109.

38. -----------. " Understanding the user - why, what and how ?", Library Science with a slant to
Documentation and Information Studies, 32 (4) December 1995, 151- 164.

39. -----------. "Role of conspectus in collection management and resource sharing", Library Science with
a slant to Documentation and Information Studies, 34 (2) June 1997, 91 - 99.

40. -----------."Are books `inferior goods' of leisure industry ?", Library Science with a slant to
Documentation and Information Studies, 34 (4) December 1997, 159-162.

41. -----------. "Customer participation in service production and delivery system", Library science with a
slant to documentation and information studies, 35 (3) September 1998, 157-163.

42. -----------. "Skill requirements of LIS professionals in the new e-world", Library science with a slant to
documentation and information studies, 36 (3) September 1999, 141-149.

43. -----------. "Waiting lines and customer satisfaction", SRELS journal of information management, 38
(2) June 2001, 99-112.

44. -----------. “Resource sharing among ISRO libraries : a case study of consortia approach”, SRELS journal
of information management, 39 (1) March 2002, 41-58.

45. -----------. “Are microforms dead?”, SRELS journal of information management, 39 (2) June 2002,
139-152.

46. ---------. “OPAC vs. card catalogue : a comparative study of user behaviour” , The Electronic Library, 22
(2) April 2004, p 175 - 183.

47. ---------. “Subject searching in the OPAC of a special library: problems and issues”, OCLC Systems
and Services: International Digital Library Perspectives, 20 (4) Winter 2004, p 183 - 191.

48. ---------. “The task of digital information management”, Deccan Herald, 60 (199) 19 July, 2007, DH
Education, p II.

49. ---------. “Information management in digital environment : A librarian‟s perspectives”, DESIDOC Bulletin
of Information Technology, 27(4) July 2007, p 45 – 50.

50. ---------. “Don‟t write the library‟s obit yet”‟, Deccan Herald, 60 (220) 9 August, 2007, DH Education, – p II.

51. ---------. “Creativity and information”, Deccan Herald, 60 (336) 6 December 2007, DH Education, p III.

52. --------. “Books, readership and libraries”, Deccan Herald, 61 (24) 24 January 2008, DH Education, p II.

53. --------. “Rearing a reading habit”, Deccan Herald, 62 (1) 1 January 2009, DH Education, p 2.

54. --------. “Why scientists don‟t read and engineers don‟t write”, Deccan Herald, 62 (140) 21 May 2009,
DH Education, p 2.

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55. ---------. “Some implications and issues of ICT developments on fiscal management in libraries”,
Information Studies 15 (4) October 2009, p 243-248.

56. ---------. “Information sharing and withholding games (Guest Editorial)”, SRELS Journal of Information
Management, 47 (1) February 2010, 1-2.

57. ---------. “What ails LIS research? (Guest Editorial)”, SRELS Journal of Information Management, 47 (4)
August 2010, 359-361.

58. ---------. “Errors are not just errors! (Guest Editorial)”, SRELS Journal of Information Management, 47 (6)
December 2010, 597-598.

59. ---------. “Extinction of Librarianship/ Professional Identity Crises (Guest Editorial)”, SRELS Journal of
Information Management, 48 (1) February 2011, 1-2.

60. ---------. “„Fair Use‟, CONTU Guidelines, CONFU Guidelines and the DMCA (Guest Editorial)”, SRELS
Journal of Information Management, June 2011, v. 48 (3), 241-244.

61. ---------. “Role of statistical skills in communication (Guest Editorial)”, SRELS Journal of Information
Management, April 2011, v. 48 (2), 109-111.

62. ---------. “Scholarly Publishing at Cross Roads (Guest Editorial)”, SRELS Journal of Information
Management, August 2011, v. 48 (4). 365-366.

63. ---------. “Privacy of users and co-reader analyses (Guest Editorial)”. SRELS Journal of Information
Management, October 2011, v. 48 (5). 469-470.

64. ---------. “Measuring Impact of Scholarly Journals (Guest Editorial)”. SRELS Journal of Information
Management, June 2012, v. 49 (3) 221-224.

65. ---------. “Waiting Lines Affect Customer Satisfaction in Service Delivery (Guest Editorial)”. SRELS Journal
of Information Management, August 2012, v. 49 (4) 341-342.

66. ---------. “Do e-books foster a love for reading?“ Deccan Herald, 65 (316) 15 November 2012, DH
Education, p 4.

67. ---------. “Selection and formulation of a research problem“ Deccan Herald, 65 (330) 29 November 2012,
DH Education, p 2.

68. ---------. “Collaborative memory storing and sharing (Guest Editorial)”. SRELS Journal of Information
Management, December 2012, 49 (6) 599-600.

69. ---------. “Social technologies sans social intelligence (Guest Editorial)”. SRELS Journal of Information
Management, February 2013, 50 (1) 1-2.

70. ---------. “Case study approach for LIS education – a book review”. SRELS Journal of Information
Management, February 2012, 50 (1) 131-132.

Articles in Kannada

1. ಶ್ರೀಧರ್, ಎಂ. ಎಸ್., "ಕನನಡದಲ್ಲಿ ಜನಪ್ರರಮ ವಿಜ್ಞಹನ ಭತ್ತು ತ್ಂತ್ರಜ್ಞಹನ ಩ುಷುಕಗಳು", ಗರಂಥಹಲಮ ವಿಜ್ಞಹನ, ೧(೨), ನ಴ ಂಫರ್
೨೦೦೧, ೫-೧೫ ಭತ್ತು ಉ಩ಗರಸ ನಯೂಸ್ ಲ ಟರ್, ೩೦(೩) ಜತಲ ೈ - ಷ ಩ಟಂಫರ್ ೨೦೦೨, ೭-೮. (“Availability of popular
science and technology books in kannada”, Granthalaya Vijnana, 1 (2) November 2001, 5-15 and
UPAGRAH Newsletter, XXX (3) July-September 2002, 7-8).

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2. -----------. "ಗರಂಥಹಲಮ ಩ುಷುಕ ದಹಷಹುನತ ಩ರಿವ ೀಧನ : ಒಂದತ ಴ೃತ್ತುಫಹಧ ಭತ್ತು ಗರರಂಥಹಧಿಕಹರಿಮ ದತುಃಷವ಩ನ" ಗರಂಥಹಲಮ
ವಿಜ್ಞಹನ, ೧(೩), ಪ ಫರ಴ರಿ ೨೦೦೨, ೧೬-೨೪. (“Library stock verification: an occupational hazard and nightmare
of librarian” , Granthalaya Vijnana, 1 (3) February 2002, 16-24).

3. -----------. "ವಿವವ ಗರಂಥಷಯಚಿಮಲ್ಲಿ ಕನನಡ ಩ುಷುಕಗಳಿಲಿ!", ವಿಜಮ ಕನಹಾಟಕ, ಭಹರ್ಚಾ ೭, ೨೦೦೩, ಕನನಡ ಷಹಹಿತ್ೂ ಷಮ್ಮೇಳನ
ವಿವ ೀಶ ಷಂಚಿಕ , ಩ು.೨. (“No Kannada books in Worldcat !” , Vijaya Karnataka, March 7, 2003, Special Issue
on Kannda Sahithya Sammelana, p2) http://eprints.rclis.org/9583/

4. -----------. "಩ುಷುಕಗಳು ವಿಯಹಮೀದೂಭ ಭಹಯತಕಟ್ ಟಮ ನಿಕೃಶಟ ಷಯಕತಗಳ ?" ಕನನಡ಩ರಬ, ಏಪ್ರರಲ್ ೨೩, ೨೦೦೩, ಩ು. ೬ ಭತ್ತು ೮.
(Are books `inferior goods' of leisure industry ?”, Kannada Prabha, April 23, 2003, p6 and 8).

5. -----------. "ಕಹಗದಯಹಿತ್ ಷಭಹಜ: ನಿಜವೀ, ಬರಮ್ಮಯೊ?", ಩ರಜಹ಴ಹಣಿ, ಜತಲ ೈ ೬, ೨೦೦೩, ಩ು ೧ ಭತ್ತು ೪). (“Paperless
society: a reality or myth?”, Prajavani, July 6, 2003, p 1,4).

6. -----------, "ಗರಂಥಹಲಮ ಕಯದ ಉ಩ಯೊೀಗ ನಹ಴ ಶತಟ ಩ಡ ಮತತ್ತುದ ದೀ಴ ?", ವಿಜಮ ಕನಹಾಟಕ, ಮ್ಮ ೪, ೨೦೦೩, ಩ು. ೫. (“How
much use of library cess being made use of by us?”, Vijaya Karnataka, May 4, 2003, p. 5).

7. -----------. "ಕನನಡ ಩ುಷುಕ ಯೀದೂಭದ ಅಧ ಯೀಗತ್ತ", ಕನನಡ಩ರಬ, ಏಪ್ರರಲ್ ೩೦, ೨೦೦೪, ಩ು. ೬. (“Pathetic condition of
Kannada book industry”, Kannada Prabha, April 30, 2004, p6).

8. ------------, "ಷಹ಴ಾಜನಿಕ ಗರಂಥಹಲಮಗಳ ಅಂತ್ೂ!", ಕನನಡ಩ರಬ, ಮ್ಮ ೨೬, ೨೦೦೪, ಩ು. ೬. (“The end of public libraries”,
Kannada Prabha, May 26, 2004, p6).

9. -----------. "ಇಂಟನ ಾಟನಲ್ಲಿ ಕನನಡ ಩ುಷುಕಗಳ ಭಹಹಿತ್ತ", ಕನನಡ಩ರಬ, ಜನ಴ರಿ ೭, ೨೦೦೫, ಩ು. ೬ (Information about
Kannada books in the Internet, Kannada Prabha, January 7, 2005, p6).

10. -----------. "ಇಂಟನ ಾಟನಲ್ಲಿ ಕನನಡ ಩ುಷುಕಗಳ ಶತಟ?", ಕನನಡ಩ರಬ, ಜನ಴ರಿ ೨೮, ೨೦೦೫, ಩ು. ೬. (How many Kannada
books in the Internet?, Kannada Prabha, January 28, 2005, p6).

11. -----------. "ಇ-಩ುಷುಕ ಓದತಗರಿಗ ಷೌಲಬೂ ಎಶತಟ?", ಕನನಡ಩ರಬ, ಭಹರ್ಚಾ ೨೫, ೨೦೦೫, ಩ು. ೬. (How much facility for e-
book readers?, Kannada Prabha, March 25, 2005, p6).

12. -----------. "ಇಂಟನ ಾಟನಲ್ಲಿ ಅ಩ಯಯ಩ದ ಩ುಕಕಟ್ ಭಹಹಿತ್ತ ಷ ೀ಴ ", ಕನನಡ಩ರಬ, ಏಪ್ರರಲ್ ೨೫, ೨೦೦೫, ಩ು. ೪. (A rare free
information service in the Internet, Kannada Prabha, April 25, 2005, p4).

13. -----------. "ಕೃಷಿ ಅಭಿ಴ೃದ್ಧಿಗಹಗಿ ದಯಯಷಂ಴ ೀದ್ಧ ಉ಩ಗರಸ ಭಹಹಿತ್ತ", ವಿಜಮ ಕನಹಾಟಕ (ಕೃಷಿ ವಿಜಮ), ಮ್ಮ ೧೮, ೨೦೦೫, ಩ು. ೨.
(Satellite remote sensing applications in agriculture, Vijaya karnataka (Krishi Vijaya), May 18. 2005, p.
2).

14. ------------. "ನ ಟನಲ್ಲಿ ಷವಮಂಚಹಲ್ಲತ್ ಉತ್ುಯ", ಕನನಡ಩ರಬ, ಜಯನ್ ೩, ೨೦೦೫, ಩ು. ೬. (Automatic answering service in the
Internet, Kannada Prabha, June 3, 2005, p. 6).

15. -----------. "ಇಂಟನ ಾಟ್ ನಲ್ಲಿ ಕನನಡ ವಿಕಿಪ್ರೀಡಿಮ", ಕನನಡ಩ರಬ, ಜತಲ ೈ ೨೨, ೨೦೦೫, ಩ು. ೬. (Kannada Wikipedia in the
Internet, Kannada Prabha, July 22, 2005, p. 6).

16. ----------,"ಕಂ಩ಯೂಟರ್ ಕನನಡಿೀಕಯಣದ ಷಹಧನ ಭತ್ತು ಗ ಯಂದಲ", ಕನನಡ಩ರಬ, ಜತಲ ೈ ೨೨, ೨೦೦೫, ಩ು. ೬. (Implementation of
Kannada in computers: accomplishments and confusion, Kannada Prabha, August 20, 2005, p 6).

15. ----------. "ಕನನಡದಲ್ಲಿ ಜನಪ್ರರಮ ವಿಜ್ಞಹನ, ತ್ಂತ್ರಜ್ಞಹನ ಷಹಹಿತ್ೂ", ಕನನಡ಩ರಬ, ಷ ಩ ಟಂಫರ್ ೧೦, ೨೦೦೫, ಩ು. ೬. (Popular
science and technology literature in Kannada, Kannada Prabha, September 10, 2005, p 6).

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16. ----------."ಕನನಡಕಿಕಲಿ ಅ಩ಹಮ, ಫ ೀಕತ ಉಳಿಷತ಴ ಉ಩ಹಮ", ಩ರಜಹ಴ಹಣಿ, ಅಕ ಯಟೀಫರ್ ೧೪, ೨೦೦೫, ಩ು. ೬. (No danger to
Kannada, but needs strategies to save, Prajavani, October 14, 2005. p 6).

17. ----------, "ಕನನಡ ಕೃತ್ತಗಳು ಡಿಜಿಟ್ ೈಸ್ ಆಗಲ್ಲ಴ !", ಩ರಜಹ಴ಹಣಿ, ನ಴ ಂಫರ್ ೮, ೨೦೦೫, ಩ು. ೬. (Kannada works are getting
degitised, Prajavani, November 8, 2005, p 6).

18. -----------, "ಅಳಿವಿನ ಅಂಚಿನಲ್ಲಿಯತ಴ ಫಹಶ ಗಳಲ್ಲಿ ಕನನಡ ಷ ೀರಿದ ಯೆ?", ಕನನಡ ಩ರಬ (ಷತ಴ಣಾ ಷಂಬರಭ: ಕನಹಾಟಕ ೫೦ ಷಂಚಿಕ ),
ನ಴ ಂಫರ್ ೩೦, ೨೦೦೫, ಩ು. ೩. (Is Kannada included in endangered languages?, Kannada Prabha (Suvarna
sambrama: Karnataka 50), November 30, 2005, p 3).
21. ------------, "ಕಂಪ್ಯೂಟರ್ ಕನ್ನಡೀಕರಣದ ಮುನ್ನನಡನ", ಪ್ರಜಾವಾಣಿ (ತಂತರಜ್ಞಾನ್), ಡಶನಂಬರ್ ೨೮, ೨೦೦೫, ಪ್ು. ೩. (Progress in
using Kannada in computers, Prajavani, Technology Section, December 28, 2005, p. 3).

22. ----------, "ವಹಸ್ುೀಮ ಫಹಶ ಭಹನೂತ ಗಹಗಿ ತ್ಮಿಳಯ ಲಹಬಿ", ಩ರಜಹ಴ಹಣಿ, ಜನ಴ರಿ ೬, ೨೦೦೬, ಩ು. ೬. (Loby of Tamilians
for classical status of Tamil, Prajavani, January 6, 2006, p. 6).

23. --------. "಩ುಷುಕ ಆಯೆಕಮಲ್ಲಿ ಓದತಗಯ ಩ಹರತ್ತನಿಧೂ", ಕನನಡ಩ರಬ, ಏಪ್ರರಲ್ ೨೮, ೨೦೦೬, ಩ು.೬. (Importance of readers
involvement in book selection, Kannada Prabha, April 28, 2006, p 6).

24. ----------. "ಓದತ಴ ಸ಴ಹೂಷ಴ ಂದಯ ೀನತ, ಅದನತನ ಅಳ ಮತ಴ುದತ ಸ ೀಗ ?", ಕನನಡ಩ರಬ, ಜಿಲ ೈ ೧೧, ೨೦೦೬, ಩ು.೬. (What is
reading habit? how to measure it?, Kannada Prabha, July 11, 2006, p 6).

25. ----------. "ಇ-಩ುಷುಕ ಮ್ಮೀಳ ನ ಯೀಡಿದ್ಧಯಹ?", ವಿಜಮ ಕನಹಾಟಕ, ಷಹ಩ಹುಹಿಕ ವಿಜಮ, ಜತಲ ೈ ೩೦, ೨೦೦೬, ಩ು. ೩. (Have you
seen the e-book fair?, Vijaya Karnataka, Sapthahika vijaya, July 30. 2006, p. 3 ).

26. -----------. "ಇ-ಭಹಧೂಭದ ಷಹಂಷೃತ್ತಕ ದಹಳಿ", ಕನನಡ಩ರಬ, ಆಗಷಟ ೧೧, ೨೦೦೬, ಩ು.೬. (Cultural assault of electronic
medium, Kannada Prabha, August 11, 2006, p 6).

27. -----------. "ಡಿಜಿಟಲ್ ಲ ೈಫರರಿ ಲ ೀಖಕರಿಗ ಯಹಮಧನ", ಕನನಡ಩ರಬ, ಷ ಩ ಟಂಫರ್ ೨, ೨೦೦೬, ಩ು.೬. (Royalty to authors of
digital library, Kannada Prabha, September 2, 2006, p 6).
28. -----------. "ವಿಕಿಪ್ರೀಡಿಮ Vs. ಬಿರಟ್ಹನಿಕ ವಿವವಕ ಯೀವ : ವಿಜ್ಞಹನಿಗಳ ಒಂದತ ವಿ಴ಹದ", ವಿಜ್ಞಹನ ಷಂಗಹತ್ತ, ೧೨(೨) ಡಿವಂಫರ್ ೨೦೦೬,
಩ು. ೩-೫. (“Wikipeadia vs Encyclopeadia Brittanica: a controversy by scientists ”, Vinana Sangathi, 12(2)
December 2006, p. 3-5).

29. ------------. "ಇಂಟನ ಾಟ್ ವ ೀಧಮಂತ್ರಗಳ ಶತಟ ಩ಹಯದವಾಕ?", ಪರಜಹ಴ಹಣಿ, ತ್ಂತ್ರಜ್ಞಹನ, ಜನ಴ರಿ ೩, ೨೦೦೭, ಩ು.೩. (“How
transperant are Internet search engines?”, Prajavani, Technology, January 3, 2007, p. 3).

30. ------------. "ಜನಪ್ರರಮ ವಿಜ್ಞಹನ ಷಹಹಿತ್ೂದ ಸರಿಕಹಯ ಪ್ರರ. ಜ . ಆರ್. ಲಕ್ಷ್ಮಣಯಹವ್", ವಿಜ್ಞಹನ ಷಂಗಹತ್ತ, ೧೨(೫) ಭಹರ್ಚಾ ೨೦೦೭,
಩ು. ೧೬-೧೭. (“Doyen of popular science writing in Kannada: Prof. J R Laksmana Rao”, Vijnana Sangathi,
12(5) March 2007, p. 16-17).

31. -------------, "ಷಹಭಹಜಿಕ ಷನಿನಮಹಗಫ ೀಕಿಯತ಴ ಓದತ಴ ಸ಴ಹೂಷ", ಩ರಜಹ಴ಹಣಿ, ೬೦(೧೦೭) ಏಪ್ರರಲ್ ೧೮, ೨೦೦೭, ಩ು. ೬.
(“Reading habit is yet to become a social movement”, Prajavani, 60(107) April 18, 2007, p. 7).

32. -------------, "ಜನಪ್ರರಮ ವಿಜ್ಞಹನ ಭತ್ತು ತ್ಂತ್ರಜ್ಞಹನ ಩ುಷುಕಗಳ ಷಯಚಿ-೨೦೦೭", ವಿಜ್ಞಹನ ಷಂಗಹತ್ತ, ೧೨(೭) ಮ್ಮ ೨೦೦೭, ಩ು.
೩೮. (“A catalogue for popular science books in Kannada”, Vijnana Sangathi, 12(7) May 2007, p. 38).

33. -------------. "಴ಹಚನಹಭಿಯತಚಿ ಅಧೂಮನಗಳ ಷಹವಯಷೂಕಯ ಷಂಗತ್ತಗಳು", ವಿಜಮ ಕನಹಾಟಕ , ಷ ಩ಟಂಫರ್ ೭, ೨೦೦೭, ಩ು. ೭.
(“Some interesting results of studies on reading habit”, Vijaya Karnataka, 8 (254) September 7, 2007,
p. 7).
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34. --------------, "ಕೃಷಿ ಫ ಳ಴ಣಿಗ ಗ ದಯಯ ಷಂ಴ ೀದ್ಧ ಉ಩ಗರಸ ಭಹಹಿತ್ತ", ಉ಩ಗರಸಗಳ ಉ಩ಮತಕುತ : ಕನನಡ ತಹಂತ್ತರಕ ಕಹಮಹಾಗಹಯ-
೨೦೦೭, ನ಴ ಂಫರ್ ೧, ೨೦೦೭, ಇಷ ಯರ ಉ಩ಗರಸ ಕ ೀಂದರದಲ್ಲಿ ಭಂಡಿಸ್ದ ಩ರಬಂದ, ಩ು. ೮೧-೮೬. (“Remote sensing data
for agricultural development”, presented in Satellite applications: kannada technical workshop-2007,
November 1, 2007, ISRO Satellite Centre, Bangalore, p. 81-86).

35. -------------, "ಭರಿೀಚಿಕ ಮಹದ ಕನನಡ ಩ುಷುಕಗಳ ಷಭಗರ ಷಯಚಿ ಭತ್ತು ಷಂಗರಸ", ಩ರಜಹ಴ಹಣಿ, ೬೦(೩೩೧) ಡಿವಂಫರ್ ೧, ೨೦೦೭,
಩ು. ೬. (“Comprehensive catalogue of Kannada books: an elusive dream”, Prajavani, 60(331) December
1, 2007, p. 6).

36. -----------, “"ಷಹ಴ಾಜನಿಕರಿಗ ಅಂತ್ರಿಕ್ಷ್ ಩ರ಴ಹಷ", ವಿಜ್ಞಹನ ಷಂಗಹತ್ತ, ೧೩(೨) ಡಿವಂಫರ್ ೨೦೦೭, ಩ು. ೧೨-೧೩. (“Space
tourism for general public”, Vijnana Sangati, 13(2) December 2007, p. 12-13).

37. ------------. "ಇ೦ಟನ ಾಟನಲ ಯಿ೦ದತ ಕನನಡ ಡಿಜಿಟಲ್ ಆಗಯ", ಩ರಜಹ಴ಹಣಿ, ೬೧(೩೪೩) ಪ ಫರ಴ರಿ ೧೨, ೨೦೦೮, ಕಿರೀಡ ಭತ್ತು ಶ್ಕ್ಷ್ಣ
ವಿಬಹಗ, ಩ು. ೪. (Kannada digital archive in Internet, Prajavani, February 12, 2008, 61 (343), Sports and
Education magazine, p. 4).

38. ------------. "ಗರಂಥಹಲಮಗಳ ಩ುಷುಕಗಳ ಆಯೆಕ". ಷಂ. ವಿೀಣಹ ವಹಂತ ೀವವಯ ಭತ್ತು ಇತ್ಯಯತ, ಪ್ರರ. ಕ . ಎಸ್. ದ ೀವ಩ಹಂಡ
ಅಭಿನಂದನ ಗರಂಥ., ಧಹಯ಴ಹಡ, ಷತಂದಯ ಩ರಕಹವನ, ೨೦೦೮, ಩ು. ೨೮೨-೨೯೦. (“Book selection in libraries”. In: Prof.
K S Deshpande festschrift volume, ed. by Veena Shantheshwara, et. al. Dharwad: Sundara
Prakashana, 2008, p.282-290).

39. ----------. "ಭರಿೀಚಿಕ ಮಹದ ಕನನಡ ಩ುಷುಕಗಳ ಷಭಗರ ಷಯಚಿ ಭತ್ತು ಷಂಗರಸ". ಷಂ. ವಿೀಣಹ ವಹಂತ ೀವವಯ ಭತ್ತು ಇತ್ಯಯತ, ಪ್ರರ. ಕ .
ಎಸ್. ದ ೀವ಩ಹಂಡ ಅಭಿನಂದನ ಗರಂಥ., ಧಹಯ಴ಹಡ, ಷತಂದಯ ಩ರಕಹವನ, ೨೦೦೮, ಩ು. ೨೯೧-೩೦೬. (“Elusive
comprehensive catalogue and collection of Kannada books”. In: Prof. K S Deshpande festschrift
volume, ed. by Veena Shantheshwara, et. al. Dharwad: Sundara Prakashana, 2008, p. 291-306).

40. ----------. "ಭಕಕಳಲ್ಲಿ ಓದತ಴ ಸ಴ಹೂಷ ಫ ಳ ಷತ಴ುದತ ಸ ೀಗ ?", ಟೀಚರ್, ೭(೪) ಜಯನ್ ೨೦೦೮, ಩ು. ೮-೯ ಭತ್ತು ಶ್ಕ್ಷ್ಣ ಴ಹತ ಾ,
ಪ ಫರ಴ರಿ/ಏಪ್ರರಲ್ ೨೦೧೧, ಩ು. ೧೦-೧೧. (“How to develop reading habit in children?”, Teacher, June 2008, 7
(4) p. 8-9 and Shikshana Varthe, February/April 2011, 10-11]).

41. --------------. "ನನನ ಗತಯತ: ಅನಂತ್ಯಂಗಹಚಹರ್", ಟೀಚರ್, ೮(೮) ಅಕ ಯಟೀಫರ್ ೨೦೦೯, ಩ು. ೨೨-೨೩. (“My teacher
Anantharangachar”, Teacher, October 2009, 8 (8) p. 22-23).

42. ----------. "ಇಂಟನ ಾಟ್ ಇಯಲಹಗಿ ಗರಂಥಹಲಮಗಳ ೀಕ ?", ಩ರಜಹ಴ಹಣಿ , ಡಿವ ಂಫರ್ ೧೪, ೨೦೦೯, ೬೨(೩೪೪) ಕಿರೀಡ ೀ ಭತ್ತು ಶ್ಕ್ಷ್ಣ
ವಿಬಹಗ ಩ು. ೧-೨. (Why libraries when Internet is there?, Prajavani, December 14, 2009, 62(344), Sports
and Education magazine, p. 1-2).

43. ----------. "಴ಹಚನಹಭಿಯತಚಿಗ ಸತ್ತು ಷಯಳ ಷಯತ್ರಗಳು", ಩ರಜಹ಴ಹಣಿ, ಜನ಴ರಿ ೪, ೨೦೧೦, ೬೩(೪) ಕಿರೀಡ ಭತ್ತು ಶ್ಕ್ಷ್ಣ ವಿಬಹಗ ಩ು.
೧. (Ten tips for cultivating reading habit, Prajavani, January 4, 2010, 63 (4), Sports and Education
magazine, p. 1).

44. ----------. "ಇ-಩ುಷುಗಳಿಂದ ೀನತ ಸ ಚಿಿನ ಩ರಯೊೀಜನ?", ಩ರಜಹ಴ಹಣಿ, ಭಹರ್ಚಾ ೨೨, ೨೦೧೦, ೬೩(೮೦) ಕಿರೀಡ ಭತ್ತು ಶ್ಕ್ಷ್ಣ ವಿಬಹಗ
಩ು. ೧-೨. (What extra utilities of e-books?, Prajavani, March 22, 2010, 63 (80), Sports and Education
magazine, p. 1-2).

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45. ----------. "ಓದತ಴ ಴ ೀಗ ಸ ಚಿಿಷತ಴ ತ್ಂತ್ರಗಳು", ಩ರಜಹ಴ಹಣಿ, ಷ ಩ ಟಂಫರ್ ೬, ೨೦೧೦, ೬೩(೨೪೮) ಕಿರೀಡ ೀ ಭತ್ತು ಶ್ಕ್ಷ್ಣ ವಿಬಹಗ ಩ು.
೧-೨. (Techniques for increasing reading speed, Prajavani, September 6, 2010, 63 (248), Sports and
Education magazine, p. 1-2).

46. ----------. "ಭಕಕಳಲ್ಲಿ ಓದ್ಧನ ಯತಚಿ ಸತ್ತುಷಫ ೀಕ ?", ಩ರಜಹ಴ಹಣಿ, ೬೫(೨೮೭) ಷ ಩ ಟಂಫರ್ ೧೫, ೨೦೧೨, ಕಿರೀಡ ೀ ಭತ್ತು ಶ್ಕ್ಷ್ಣ ವಿಬಹಗ
಩ು. ೧. (“Wish to cultivate reading habit in children?”, Prajavani, 63(287), September 15, 2012, Sports
and Education magazine, p. 1).

47. ----------. "಴ಹಚನ ಕೌವಲ: ಇಗ ಯೀ ಸತ್ತು ಕರಭ", ಩ರಜಹ಴ಹಣಿ, ೬೬(೨೯೧) ಅಕ ಯಟೀಫರ್ ೨೧, ೨೦೧೩, ಕಿರೀಡ ಭತ್ತು ಶ್ಕ್ಷ್ಣ ವಿಬಹಗ
಩ು. ೧. (Ten ways to reading habit, Prajavani, October 21, 2013, 66 (291), Sports and Education
magazine, p. 1).

Editorial Contributions in Kannada

1. ಅನಿತ್, ಬಿ. ಆರ್. ,ಭತ್ತು ಎಮ್. ಎಸ್. ಶ್ರೀಧರ್ (ಷಂಗರಸಣ ಭತ್ತು ನಿ಴ಾಸಣ ). ಫಹಸಹೂಕಹವ ವಿಜ್ಞಹನ ಭತ್ತು ತ್ಂತ್ರಜ್ಞಹನ ವಫಿಕ ಯೀವ
ಭಹಗಾದಶ್ಾ. (Anitha, B R and Sridhar, M S (collection and management) Paribashika padakosha. Guide/
Manual).

2. ಜನಪ್ರರಮ ವಿಜ್ಞಹನ ಷಹಹಿತ್ೂಕ ಯಕಂದತ ಗರಂಥಷಯಚಿ-೨೦೦೭, ನ಴ ಂಫರ್ ೨೦೦೭. ಗರಂಥಹಲಮ ಭತ್ತು ಩ರಲ ೀಖನ ವಿಬಹಗ, ಇಷ ಯರ
ಉ಩ಗರಸ ಕ ೀಂದರ, ಫ ಂಗಳೂಯತ. (Catalogue of popular science and technology literature in Kannada - 2007,
November 2007. Library and Documentation Division, ISRO Satellite Centre, Bangalore).

Conference Papers
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Literature : Papers Presented at XIV IASLIC Conference, 26-29 December 1983, New Delhi ed. by
A.R.Chakraborty and S.K.Kapoor. Calcutta: IASLIC, 1983. 139-142.

2. -----------. "Book procurement delay : a de-motivator to user participation in collection development". In


: Building Library Collections and National Policy for Library and Information Services : Seminar
Papers presented in XXX All India Library Conference, Rajasthan University, Jaipur, 28-31
January 1985. ed. by P.B.Mangala. Delhi: ILA, 1985. 329-334.

3. -----------. "A study of correlation of use, citation and publishing papers in journals by Indian space
technologists ". A paper presented at XV IASLIC All India Conference,26-29 December 1985,
Bangalore. N. p. n. p., 1985.

4. ------------. "Problems of document acquisition in science and technology libraries.". In : Proceedings


of the Workshop on Collection Development of Libraries and Use of Engineering Literature in
Science and Technology Institutions , Karnataka Regional Engineering College, Surathkal, 15-18
January 1986. Surathkal: Karnataka Regional Engineering College, 1986. 5.7.1- 5.7.11.

5. -----------. "Ratio analysis technique : a tool for assessing the health of a library". In : Financial
Management of Library and Information Centres : Papers Presented in XII IASLIC National Seminar
at Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, 28-31 December 1986. Calcutta: IASLIC, 1986, p 137-146.
http://eprints.rclis.org/9899/

6. Ashajayanthi, A. V., L. K. V. P. Kutumba Rao, and M. S. Sridhar. "An online library information
system using DBMS ". A paper presented at CSI-88, XXIII Convention, 6-9 January 1988, Madras.
N. p. n. p., 1988.

7. Sridhar, M. S. "Library-use index and library-interaction index as measures of effectiveness of


a special library : a case study." In : Proceedings of XXXIV All India Library Conference on Library
and Information Services : Assessment and Effectiveness. Calcutta : ILA, 1988 : 449-465.
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8. -----------. "Organisation of information systems : an introspection of present premises, presumptions
and practices". A paper presented at Seminar on Organisation of Information for Space Scientists
and Engineers, 21 September 1988, Sriharikota, (Paper OASISS-22) p. 185-195.

9. -----------. "Information systems for space technologists : a prospective view". A paper presented at
seminar on Organisation of Information for Space Scientists and Engineers, 21 September 1988,
Sriharikota, (Paper OASISS-4) p. 44-57.

10. -----------. "Customer-characteristics as criteria for market-segmentation in libraries". In: Marketing of


library and information services in India : Papers presented at the 13th National Seminar of
IASLIC, Calcutta, December 20 - 23 , 1988, ed. by S.K.Kapoor and Amitabha Chatterjee. IASLIC
Special Publication No. 28. Calcutta : IASLIC, 1988, p43-52.

11. -----------. "Modernisation of library services using information technology : Gap between
possibilities and practices". In: National Seminar on Modernisation of Library Services in University
Libraries organised by University of Mysore during 22-23 September 1989 at Mysore: Papers.
Mysore: Unversity of Mysore, 1989, p115-123.

12. -----------. "Studies on use of library collections by scientists, engineers and technicians". A paper
presented at Seminar on Management of Government Libraries and Information Centres
organised by AGLIS at University of Goa during 11-13 November 1989.

13. ------------. "New dimensions of library and information services: An introspection". An invited
paper for the National Seminar on New Dimensions in Library and Information Services March
30-31 1991. Department of Studies in Library and Information Science, University of Mysore,
Mysore.

14. ------------. "Library applications of CD-ROM databases with a case study of CD-ROM system at ISRO
Satellite Centre Library". In : Workshop on CD-ROM technology, 16-18 November 1993,
Bangalore, organised by ICAST (NAL) and NISSAT.

15. -----------. "Resource sharing : need for bridging gap between idealistic theoretical slogans and
practitioners' lax". Paper submitted to XVI Natinal Seminar of IASLIC on 'Networking of Libraries ;
Problems and Prospects', 19-22 December, 1994, IIT, Bombay. Cacutta, IASLIC, 1994.

16. ------------. "Information technology and library services : a struggle for happy and healthy partnership".
In: A National Workshop on Impact of Information Technology on Libraries: Souvenir cum
proceedings, August 6 - 11, 1995, organized by Karnataka Regional Engineering College, Surathkal
and Dakshina Kannada and Kodagu Library Association (R), Udupi, p. 32-77.

17. -------------. " Managing modernisation of library services using IT: potentials and problems". An
invited paper for the seminar on Services in Automated Libraries : Challenges and Opportunities,
December 4 - 5, 1995, American Studies Research Centre, Hyderabad - 500 007. (Also in DRTC
workshop on Advances in information technology: impact on library and information field, 28- 30
October 1996, Bangalore. Bangalore: DRTC, 1996, DD1-DD14).

18. -------------. "Beware of electronic libraries / media". An invited paper for 15th Annual Convention
and Conference of Society for Information Science on 'Digital Libraries', 18-20 January 1996, Indian
Institute of Science, Bangalore. (Malwad, N M et. al., ed. Digital libraries: dynamic storehouse of
digital information. New Delhi, New Age International Ltd., 1996, 234-240.

19. -------------. "Managing modernisation of library services using IT: potentials and problems". A paper
submitted to 1996 DRTC workshop.

20. -------------. "Need for imparting consumption skills to customers and information intermediaries for
better utilisation of electronic information". In: Moorthy, A. L. and Mangla, P. B. eds. Information
technology applications in academic libraries: papers presented at the Fourth National Convention
for Automation of Libraries in Education and research (CALIBER - 97), 6-8 March 1997, Patiala.

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Ahmadabad: INFIBNET, 1997, p178 - 182. (also submitted to SIS-97, 16th Annual convention and
conference on access to electronic information, 29-31 January 1997, Bhubaneswar).

21. --------------. “Resource sharing among ISRO libraries : a case study of consortia approach”. Bhandi, M K
et. al. eds. SiS – 2002 : National conference on consortia approach for content sharing among
libraries, Mangalagangothri, May 27-29, 2002 (conference papers), Organised by Mangalore
University and Asian Society for Social Services, Information Science & Technology (ASSIST).
Bangalore: ASSIST, 2002, p254-276.

22. --------------. “Resource sharing and networking of engineering college libraries” . Talawar, V G et. al.
eds. Second ASSIST annual seminar on resource sharing and networking of engineering college
libraries, Bangalore, December 29-31, 2002, (conference papers), Organised by Asian Society for
Social Services, Information Science & Technology (ASSIST) and Visveswaraiah Technological
University, Belgaum. Bangalore: ASSIST, 2002, p83-88.

Seminar Presentations & Lectures


1. Sridhar, M S. Role of microforms in specialized information services for R&D. Lecture delivered in
Summer School for Polytechnic Teacher in Library Science and Librarians, organized by ISTE, June
1-13, 1981, Government Polytechnic for Women, Bangalore.

2. ----------------. Library applications of CD-ROM databases. Lecture delivered in the workshop on CD-ROM
technology, organized by NISSAT/DSIR and ICAST, NAL, October 19 - 21, 1994 and February 22 -
24, 1995, NAL, Bangalore.

3. ----------------. "Organisation of information systems : an introspection of present premises,


presumptions and practices". A paper presented at seminar on organisation of information for
space scientists and engineers, September 21, 1988, Sriharikota.

4 .----------------. "Information systems for space technologists : a prospective view". A paper presented at
seminar on organisation of information for space scientists and engineers, september 21, 1988,
Sriharikota.

5. ----------------. "New dimensions of library and information services: An introspection". An


invited paper for the National Seminar on New Dimensions in Library and Information
Services, March 30-31, 1991. Department of Studies in Library and Information Science,
University of Mysore, Mysore 570 006.

6. ----------------. "Information technology and library services : a struggle for happy and healthy
partnership". An invited guest lecture delivered at National Workshop on Impact of Information
Technology on Libraries, August 6 - 11, 1995, Karnataka Regional Engineering College, Surathkal -
574157.

7. -----------------. " Modernising library services using IT: potentials and problems". An invited paper for the
seminar on Services in Automated Libraries : Challenges and Opportunities, December 4 -
5, 1995, American Studies
Research Centre, Hyderabad - 500 007.

8. -----------------. Delivered keynote address at 'Seminar on library automation software' organised


by Karnatka State Library Association on 12th August 1999 at Kidwai Memorial Institute of
Oncology, Bangalore.

9. ----------------. Participated as invited panelist in the discussion on 'Cyber Libraries' telecast by


Bangalore Dooradarshan during National Library Week (20th November 1999).

10. --------------. Participated and conducted a panel discussion on availability of popular science and
technology books in Kannada for Bangalore Dooradarshan during National Science Day (28th
February 2000).

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11. -------------. Delivered two lectures on „Quality in services‟ and „Marketing of Services‟ to the participants of
UGC Refresher Course on Library and Information Science at Academic Staff College of Bangalore
University on March 22, 2001.

12. --------------. Attended the 4th International conference of Asian digital libraries during December 10 – 12,
2001 at Bangalore.

13. --------------. Lectures delivered on February 11, 2002 at UGC Academic staff college, University of
Mysore, Mysore in the Refresher course on Library and Information Science on „digital collection
(electronic information sources)‟ and „financial management for librarians‟.

14. --------------. “Resource sharing among ISRO libraries : a case study of consortia approach” in national
conference on consortia approach for content sharing among libraries, Mangalore, May 27-29, 2002.

15. --------------. “Resource sharing and networking of engineering college libraries” in second ASSIST
annual seminar on resource sharing and networking of engineering college libraries, Bangalore,
December 29-31, 2002.

16. --------------. Two lectures delivered on “Implementation of Library Automation Project : Some Issues and
Tips” and “Promoting Computerised Library Services” at UGC Academic Staff College, University of
th
Mysore, Mysore in the 13 Refresher course on Library and Information Science on „Information
Technology and Libraries‟ on December 22, 2003.

17. --------------. Delivered a series of lectures on “Research Methodology” to PG students of Rajeev Gandhi
University of Health Sciences, Bangalore (2003).

18. --------------. “ICT based services of ISRO Satellite Centre Library”. An invited talk delivered in AICTE -
ISTE short-term training programme on Library Management in the Information Technology Era
th
(LIMITE) on 29 June 2004 at P E S College of Engineering, Mandya.

19. --------------. “Keynote Address” in “Workshop on B-School Libraries: Application of Information and
Communication Technologies (ICTs) – Digitisation”, 1 - 3 December 2004 at Canara Bank School of
Management Studies, Bangalore University, Bangalore on December 1, 2004.

20. --------------. “Repositioning the information profession : why and how”. A lecture delivered in the
seminar on „Repositioning the information profession for the market place‟. June 24, 2005,
Department of Library & information Science, University of Mysore, Mysore.

21. --------------. “Information management perspective for space research in India”. A lecture delivered in
the workshop on “Information management perspective for aerospace research in India” organized by
st
Aerospace Information & Manpower Development Panel of AR & DB at GTRE, Bangalore on 1
December 2006.

22. ----------------. “Information center/ system planning : Physical layout and facilities planning”. A lecture
delivered on March 14, 1995 in the IIS-BC Workshop on Information Resources and Services
Management for REC Librarians, 6-17 March 1995, organized by Institute for Information Studies and
British Council in Bangalore.

23. ---------------. “Creating physical facilities and environment for marketing quality library and information
services”. A lecture delivered on March 14, 1995 in the IIS-BC Workshop on Information Resources
and Services Management for REC Librarians, 6-17 March 1995, organized by Institute for
Information Studies and British Council in Bangalore under the theme „Information center/ system
planning‟.

24. --------------. Two lectures delivered on “ Digital information management ” and “Statistical miscellany of a
th
library” at UGC Academic Staff College, University of Mysore, Mysore in the 14 Refresher course in
Library and Information Science from November 20 to December 18, 2007 on „ICT based Information
Services‟ on November 30 and December 1, 2007.

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25. --------------. Sales tax on books: Perception of (& effects on) parties concerned. A presentation made
on April 3, 2001 in Karnataka Library Association meeting on the occasion of Government of
Karnataka levying 4% sales tax on books for the year 2001-02.

27. ----------. “Library and Society”. A lead presentation for the panel discussion. Bangalore Social Science
Forum, Dr. H N Hall, National College, Basavanagudi, Bangalore April 13, 2009 ; 6.00 pm.

28. ----------. “Users in Digital Environment”. A presentation made on Nov 3, 2010 in CEP Course, Nov 29-
Dec 3, Advanced Systems Laboratory, DRDO, Hyderabad.

29. ----------. “Digital Environment: Users Empowered and Librarians Deserted”. A presentation made on
February 1, 2011 at Karnataka State Library Association, Bangalore.

30. ----------. “Scholarly Communication and Open Access”. A presentation made on August 19, 2011 as
part of Library Day at CMTI, Bangaluru.

31. ----------. “Literature Review: Purposes, Processes and Issues”. A presentation made on November 30,
2013 at workshop on 'Tackle a literature review' under the series 'Publish or Perish„ organised by
Mysore University Library and Mysore Librarians and Information Scientists Association (MyLISA).

32. ----------. “Repositioning the Profession: A Case of a Modern Public Library”. A lecture delivered on 12
June 2015 at Bits and Bytes Lecture Series Lectures, NCSI-Net Foundation, Karnataka State Library
Association (KALA) and SRELS.

33. ---------. “LIS Education and Research in India: Some issues from the practitioners‟ perspective”. T B
th
Rajashekar Memorial (11 ) Lecture delivered on 17 June 2016, NCSI-Net Foundation and J R D Tata
Memorial Library, IISc, Bangaluru.

34. --------. “Listening Skills” . A lecture delivered on July 3, 2010 at Mahatma Vidyalaya School,
Muthanalluru.

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