PROFILE

PERSONAL DETAILS


Name:   Dr. SIVA PRASAD, GORANTLA

Father's name: G. Punnaiah

Date of birth : 02-05-1967

Address for communication

SG Lecturer in Library Science (College Librarian)

Government College for Women (Autonomous)

Sambasiva Peta

Guntur-522 001, AP, India


Mobile Number: +91 94414 52411

e-mail : gsprasad1967@gmail.com

              librarygcwguntur@gmail.com

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • MPhil (Computer Science) from Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Anantapur2013 with Second Class (58.50%)
  • Ph.D (Library and Information Science) from Andhra University,Visakhapatnam, awarded in 2007
  • MSc (Computer Science) from Annamalai University, Annamalai Nagar in 2005with First Class (64.50%)
  • PGDCS from University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad in 2000 with Second class(55.25%).
  • Ph.D (Geology) from Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, awarded in 1994
  • MLISc from Annamalai University, Annamalai Nagar in 1992 with First Class(60%).
  • MSc (Marine Geology) from Andhra University, visakhapatnam in 1989 withFirst Class (66.84%).
  • BSc (Geology, Chemistry, Zoology) from Nagarjuna University in 1987 with FirstClass (70.54%).

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • SG Lecturer in Library Science (College Librarian) Government College forWomen (Autonomous), Guntur from 04-08-2016 to Present. UGC 2006 Scales 37400-65000+9000 AGP (Basic Pay 58830/-).
  • SG Lecturer in Library Science (College Librarian) Government Degree
  • SG Lecturer in Library Science (College Librarian), MVGRR Degree College,
  • Lecturer in Library Science, Manair College of Library Science, Khammamfrom 24-01-1994 to 25-01-1995 (Consolidated Rs 2000/-).

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

  • 14 Years- both BLISc & MLISc at Dr. BR Ambedkar Open University studycentre, PB Siddhartha College, Vijayawada and SRR & CVR Govt. College, Since May 2004
  • Examiner for valuation of BLISc & MLISc answer scripts at CDE, ANU & Dr BRAOU, Hyderabad, Since 2006

INTERESTING FIELDS

  • Bibliometrics
  • User studies
  • Electronic Information Resources
  • E-learning

MEMBERSHIP

  • Member, PG Board of Studies in Library and Information Science, ANU
  • Life Membership in Indian Library Association (ILA)
  • Life Membership in Indian Association of Special Libraries and Information Centres (IASLIC)
  • Life Membership in Andhra Pradesh Library Association (APLA)

TRAINING COURSES/ WORKSHOPS ATTENDED: 20

          Orientation Course from 6-4-1998 to 30-4-1998 at ASC, AU, Visakhapatnam

  • Refresher Course in 'Library and Information Science' from 2-11-1998 to 27-11-1998, ASC, AU, Visakhapatnam
  • SAARC training on 'Information Technology for Information Management' from 20-10-1999 to 19-11-1999 at SAARC Documentation Centre, New Delhi
  • Refresher course on 'Information Technology' from 1-10-2001 to 20-10-2001 atASC, SVU, Tirupati
  • UGC INFLIBNET Regional training programme on 'Library Automation' from 21-7-2002 to 26-7-2002 at DLISc, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam
  • SAARC training on 'Information Technology for Information Management' from 3-11-2003 to 30-1-2004 at SAARC Documentation Centre, New Delhi
  • Training course on 'Web Publishing and Internet based Information Resources' from 2-8-2004 to 6-8-2004 at National Institute of Rural DevelopmentHyderabad
  • Refresher course on .Environmental studies' from 1-12-2005 to 21-12-2007 atDepartment of Environmental Science, Acharya Nagarjuna University, Nagarjuna Nagar, Guntur
  • Workshop on 'Research Methodology' from 25-4-2007 to 27-5-2007 at GRADE,Dr. BRAOU, Hyderabad
  • National Workshop on E-library' on 13-5-2007 at VRS Engg. College,Vijayawada
  • ICSSR Training workshop on 'Current trends of Information Technology and its applications in Social Science information' from 10-2-2010 to 12-2-2010 at MPISSR, Ujjain
  • SAARC training on 'Advance WINISIS' from 5-12-2010 to 10-12-2010 atSAARC Documentation Centre, New Delhi
  • Professional Development Programme on 'E-learning: e-content development' from 6-01-2012 to 12-01-2012 at UGC ASC, University of Hyderabad
  • UGC INFLIBNET Sponsored Workshop on 'N-LIST awareness programme' on 28-01-2012 at St. Joseph's College of Education for women, Guntur
  • Short Term Course for 'Research Guides in Social Science/Humanities/ Arts / Science' from 19-11-2012 to 24-12-2012 at UGC ASC, University of Madras
  • Short Term Course on "SPSS hands on training" from 4-1-2013 to 10-1-2013 at UGC ASC Bharathiar Universty, Coimbatore.
  • UGC Sponsored National Workshop on "Prepardness program for Disaster Management in Schools and Colleges" from 2-12-2016 to 03-12-2016, Department of Biochemistry, Govt. College for Women (A), Guntur.
  • One Day Workshop on " E-learning and MOOCs" on 21-01-2017, IQAC,Govt. College for Women (A), Guntur.
  • Two days Regional (South-IV) Workshop on "Institutional Digital  Repository(IDR-2017)" from 21-22, April 2017 jointly organised by CentralLibrary,School of Planning and Architecture, Vijayawada and IIT, Kharagpur under National Digital Library Project Sponsored by MHRD, Govt. of India.  
  • District Level Workshop on "Mental Health in the work" on 17-10-2017 conducted by Dept. of Sociology and Psychology at Government College for Women (A), Guntur.
  • District Level Workshop on "Subject Clusters for VI Semester" on 02-11-2017 conducted by District Resource centre at Government College for Women (A), Guntur.
  • One day Workshop for All subject teachers on "Implementing Student-Centered methods for an effective class room" on 16-02-2018 conducted by Dept. of English at Government College for Women (A), Guntur.

  • RESEARCH GUIDANCE
  • One M.Phil Awarded in Library and Information science to Smt. B. Dhana Lakshmi by Sri Krishanadevaraya University, Anantapur, on 19-06-2011.
  • One PhD Awarded in Library and Informaion Science to Mr. M. Ravichandran by Bharathiar University, Coimbaore on 28-07-2017.
  • One PhD in Library and Informaion Science to be submitted to Bharathiar University, Coimbatore in the month of April, 2018.

RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS: 41

Journals (National): 6

Siva Prasad (G), Venkata Rao (K) and Ratan Jyothi (M). 2007. Citation Analysis of Doctoral studies in Geology. PEARL: A Journal of Library and Information Science, Vol.1 No.4, P11-21.(ISSN 0973-7081). 

https://iproxy.inflibnet.ac.in:2073/ijor.aspx?target=ijor:pjolis&volume=1&issue=4&article=002


Siva Prasad (G), Bhaskara Rao (P) and Roop Singh Naik (N). 2008. Authorship Trend and Collaborative Research in Remote Sensing. PEARL: A Journal of Library and Information Science, Vol.2, No.3, P84-86..(ISSN 0973-7081)

https://iproxy.inflibnet.ac.in:2073/ijor.aspx? target=ijor:pjolis&volume=2&issue=3&article=012

Nireekshana Babu (V) and Siva Prasad (G).2010. Library Consortia in India. PEARL: A Journal of Library and Information Science, Vol.4, No.4, P220-223. (ISSN 0973-7081)

https://iproxy.inflibnet.ac.in:2073/ijor.aspx? target=ijor:pjolis&volume=4&issue=4&article=002

Siva Prasad (G). 2011. Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) and Education initiative in India. Granthalaya Sarvaswam, Vol.72, No.7,p15-18. (ISSN 0972-8140.

Zubair Ahmad(Md.) and Siva Prasad (Gorantla). (2015). A Study of Aautomation in College Libraries of Delhi University: Special reference to Kamala Nehru College and Lady Shri Ram College for Women. Journal ofInformation Management Vol. 2, No 1, p. 13-29(ISSN2348-1765)

Zubair Ahmad (Md) and Siva Prasad (Gorantla). (2017). Automation of Maulana Azad National Urdu University and English and Foreign Languages University Library: Experiences and Problems. INFOLIB, Vol.10, No. 3&4, p20-38 (ISSN 0974-0686). 


Journals (International): 5

Ravichandran (M) and Siva Prasad (G).2014. An Analytical study on BibliometricCitation Analysis of Indian Journal of Geo-Marine Science during the year 2007-2011. International Journal of Innovative Research and Studies, Vol.3,Issue 1, p461-473. (ISSN 2319-9725) 

Ravichandran (M), Siva Prasad (G) and Manoharan (K).2014. Bibliometric citations in PhD theses in Library and Information Science at Bharathidasan University, Tiruchi. International Journal of Digital Library Services,Vol.4,Issue 3, p218-230. (ISSN 2250-1142 

Zubair Ahmad (Md.), Azizur Rahman (Md.), and Siva Prasad (Gorantla). 2014Library 2.0: Requirement of 21st Century web based library services. GNIMS - International E-Journal on Library Science - Volume No. 2, No.2, Dec.2014, p 52-57. (ISSN 2319992X) (Impact Factor 4.101).

https://gnims.edu.in/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/iel-1412.pdf

Zubair Ahmad (Md.), Azizur Rahman (Md.), and Siva Prasad (Gorantla). 2017Application of Cloud Computing and Academic Library Services. GNIMS - International E-Journal on Library Science - Volume No. 5, No.2, July-Dec.2017, p 69-75. (ISSN 2319992X) (Impact Factor 4.101).

Ravichandran (M), Manoharan (K) and Siva Prasad (G). Bibliometric study of bibliographic citations in Ph.D. theses in Physical Sciences accepted by the Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT), Cochin:1999-2012. International Journal of Information Movement, Vol.2, No.10, March, 2018, p16-25 (ISSN 2456 0553) (Impact factor 1.575).


INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES/SEMINARS: 10

Siva Prasad(G). Electronic Information Resources through E-learning published in 'International Conference on Knowledge Networking in ICT Era' B S Abdur Rahman Crescent Engineering College, Chennai, 22-24January, 2009, P13-15.(ISBN81-903838-3-3).

Siva Prasad (G), Dhana Lakshmi (B) and Venkata Rao (K). 'Teachers Approach to Electronic Information Resources' Published in 7th International CALIBER 2009, Pondicherry University, Puducherry, 25-27 February, 2009,P463-467..(ISBN 978-81-902079-8-0).

https://www.inflibnet.ac.in/caliber2009/CaliberPDF/58.pdf


Siva Prasad (G), Dhana Lakshmi (B) and Prof. Vijaya Lakshmi (B). 'Users attitude towards digital information resources' Published in International Conference on e-resources in higher education, Bharathidasan University,Tiruchirapalli, 19-20th February, 2010, P274-276..(ISBN 978-81-908078-9-0).

Siva Prasad(G). Training programmes for newspaper library professionals in India' published in 'IFLA International Newspaper Conference on Digital preservation and access to news and views' Indira Gandhi Centre for the Arts, New Delhi,, 26-28th February, 2010, 267-272.

Siva Prasad (G), Saiprasad (G) and Venkata Rao (K). 'Library Consortiums inIndia' Published in International Conference on Innovation-Driven Librarianship:Expectations of librarians and library users, SRM University,Chennai, 6-7th July, 2010, P807-811.(ISBN 978-81-8465-212-3).

Siva Prasad (G), Prasada Rao (G A) and Venkata Rao (K). 'Citation analysis of doctoral studies in Marine Geology' Published in 8th International CALIBER 2011, Goa University, Goa, 2-4thMarch , 2011, P550-558..(ISBN 978-93-81232-00-2).

Siva Prasad (G). 'User Awareness and Use of INFLLIBNET Shodhgangna Indian Electronic Theses and Dissertations Digital Repository at Acharya Nagarjuna University: A study' Published in International Conference on Knowledge Management in Digital Era, Sri Siddaganga Arts, Commerce andScience College for Women, Tumkur, 17-19th January, 2013, p363-369. (ISBN 978-93-5104-135-1).

Siva Prasad (G), Zubair Ahmad(Md.) and Venkata Rao (K). 'User awareness anduse of INFLIBNET Shodhganga and Indian Electronic Theses and Dissertations Digital Repositary in engineering colleges in Guntur District: a Survey' Published in 2nd IternationalConferenceonInnovation-Driven Librarianship:Creating future landscape for the new generation libraries and LIS professionals, SRM University, Chennai, 11-13thJ une, 2015, P1029-1036.(ISBN 978-93-84136-05-5).

Siva Prasad (G). 'Bibliometric Study of Doctoral theses in Mineralogy' published in UGC Sponsored International Conference on "Knowledge Resources and Library Technologies", Bharathidasan University,Tiruchirrapalli.24-25th February, 2017, Vol. 2, P14-19. (ISBN 978-93-85399-86-2).

Siva Prasad (G) and Venkata Rao (K).. 'Best Practices in Government College for Women Library, Guntur' published in International Conference on "Libraries Beyond Borders: Innovative trends, issues and Challenges in Knowledge Dissemination (ICLBB-2017). ", Department of Library Services, Christian Medical College, Vellore, 18-19thAugust, 2017, P697-702.(ISBN978-93-81992-38-8).

NATIONAL CONFERENCES/SEMINARS: 20

Siva Prasad (G).'Training programmes for library professionals' published in 'State level seminar on IT for change', 8-9, Novrember,2003 at Vijayawada,P51-54.

Siva Prasad (G). 'E-Resources for Indian Universities and Research Institutes' Published in 'National Conference on Reorientation of Library services in India', 18-20thAugust 2007 at Vijayawada, P361-365.

Siva Prasad (G), Shyamakumari (M) and Chandraekhara Rao (V). 'Information literacy skills for academic library professionals in India'published in 'UGC National Seminar on E-literati;Information literacy and the role of college libraries in sustaining lifelong learning skills among the users', 28-29th January, 2010, St. Ann's college for women, Hyderabad, P24-28.(ISBN 978-81-7446-814-7).

Siva Prasad (G). 'Intitutional Repositories in Indian Universities and Research institutes'published in 'UGC National Seminar on Management of open access resources', 19-20thNovember, 2010, Kasturba Degree college forwomen, Secunderabad, P407-414.

Siva Prasad (G) and Venkata Rao (K). 'Women empowerment: a life skill educational approach'published in 'UGC National Seminar on Empowerment of women and role of education', 20-21thDecember, 2010,Andhra Muslim Degree college, Guntur, P13-16.

Siva Prasad (G). 'E-learning in Higher Education in India'published in NAAC National Conference on 'Innovative techniques towards quality enhancement in higher education: the role of stakeholders', 29-30thJuly,2011, Maris Stella college, Vijayawada, p277-287.

Siva Prasad (G). 'Empowerment of Women library Professionals forCapacity Building: Training Initiatives'published in'UGC National Seminar on Empoerment of women with special reference to marginalized - groups', 5-6thAugust, 2011, Hindu college, Guntur, p75-78.

Siva Prasad (G), Nireekshana Babu (V) and Dhana Lakshmi (B). 'E-learning initiatives in India'published in Festscript volume of Prof. B. Rajgopal on 'Digitalization of libraries: Challenges of ICT skills to LIS professionals',p267-278..(ISBN 81-86073-259-1).

Siva Prasad (G). 'Impact of Information and Communication Technology on Degree College Libraries and Library Professionals in Guntur District, Andhra Pradesh'published in National Seminar on 'Impact of World Wide Web on Library and Information Centres' 3-4th February,2012, Departmentof Library and Information Science, Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Open University, Hyderabad, p62-68.(ISBN 978-81-311-0505-4).

Siva Prasad (G) and Dhana Lakshmi (B). 'Pharmacy teachers approach to Internet and online information resources'published in National Conference on 'Emerging trends in user expectations for next generation libraries' 24-26th February,2012, Dravidian University, Kuppam, p107-112.. (ISBN 978-81-923386-0-6).

Siva Prasad (G) and Ravichandran (M). 'Impact of InformationCommunication Technology on Academic libraries'published in UGCNational Seminar on'Extending the Academic Library services to the Pubilc', 29thSeptember, 2012, ANR College, Gudivada, p49-61.

Siva Prasad (G) and Ravichandran (M). ' Information and Communication Technology and access to e-resources under UGC N-LIST Programme: A Survey of degree college library users in Chennai'published in UGC National Seminar on Developing a fully-fledged Digital Library System', 16-17th November, 2012, Andhra Loyola College, Vijayawada, p165-176. (ISBN 81-86073-309-3).

Chandrasekhara Rao (V), Siva Prasad (G) and Dhana Lakshmi (B). 'Management Teachers approach to Digital Information Resources' published in UGC National Seminar on Developing a fully-fledged Digital Library System', 16-17th November, 2012, Andhra Loyola College, Vijayawada, p68-74. (ISBN 81-86073-309-3).

Siva Prasad (G) and Ravichandran (M). 'Bibliometric Analysis Research output of online e-journal on Indian Journal of Marketing'published in UGC National Conference on 'Building of E-Resources and E-services in Academic Libraries (BERESAL-2012)', 2-3rdNovember, 2012, NES ScienceCollege, Nanded, p19-21. (ISBN:9789380745459).

Siva Prasad (G) ,Ravichandran (M) and Venkata Rao (K).'Access of E-resources through N-LIST Programme: A study' published in National conference on 'Information Products and Services in the Environment (NACINPROSE 2013)', DEPT, OF LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE, SV UNIVERSITY, TIRUPATI, 27-28TH APRIL 2013, P125-126. (ISBN 978-93-82163-13-8).

Siva Prasad (G), Ravichandran (M) and Dhana Lakshmi (B). 'User Awareness and Use of Dyuthi, Digital Repository of Cochin University of Science and Technology: A study' Published in National Conference on 'Recent Innovations, Advancements and Challenges of Technical Libraries (NCRACT 2013)', Vignan University, Vadlamudi, Guntur (District), 26-27thOctober, 2013, p170-175. (ISBN 978-81-7800-320-7.

Ravichandran (M) and Siva Prasad (G). Authorship Trend and Collaborative Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences. Published in National Conference on 'Research Trends and new paradigms in Library and Information Science', Bharatiar University, Coimbatore, 21-22nd February, 2014, p9-13. (ISBN-978-93-5156-464-5).

Md. Zubair Ahmad and Gorantla Siva Prasad. Cost Analysis of using open source softwares in Indian Libraries. UGC National Seminar on 'Innovative Practices in Library and Information Services', S.S. Girls College, Gondia, 2015, p165-176.


Md. Zubair Ahmad and Gorantla Siva Prasad. A Review of related literature regarding Library Automation status, problems and prospects. UGC National Conference on 'Computerisation and Automation in Library', Yogeswari Mahavidyalaya, Ambajogai, 12-13, june, 2015, P520-534.

Siva Prasad (G), Ravichandran (M), and Zubair Ahmad (Md.). Bibliometric study of citations in Ph.D. theses in Physical Sciences:1999-2012. National Seminar on 'Innovative Librarianship: Challenges and Opportunities' Department of Library and Information Science, Central University of Tamil Nadu, Thiruvarur, 26-27th March 2018.


COURSE MATERIAL

  • Lesson writer for Paper-V: Basics of Information Technology (Unit I & II for BLISc course under Centre for Distance Education, Acharya Nagarjuna University, Nagarjuna Nagar, Guntur
  • Lesson writer for Paper-III: Cataloguing Theory (Unit I) for BLISc course under Centre for Distance Education, Acharya Nagarjuna University, Nagarjuna Nagar, Guntur

GUEST LECTURE/RESOURCE PERSON

  • Delivered lecture on ' Library Services in Digital Era' in One day National Workshop for Colelge Librarians, 20thNovember, 2005, Dr. B.R. AmbedkarMemorial Library, Acharya Nagarjuna University, Nagarjuna Nagar.
  • Delivered lecture on ' INFLIBNET Services and Resources for ResearchCommunity' in on the eve of Librarians Day (National Professor Dr. S.R. Ranganathan Birth Day) on 12th August, 2008, Dr. B.R. Ambedkar MemorialLibrary, Acharya Nagarjuna University, Nagarjuna Nagar.
  • Guest lecture on Electronic information resources for faculty and students in degree colleges', 16th November, 2010, AG & SG Degree college, Vuyyuru.
  • Resource Person for training classes on 'Electronic information resources for library professionals in Navodaya Schools', 23 December, 2010, NavodayaLeadership Institute, Guntur
  • Resource Person for training classes on 'Library softwares for library professionals in Navodaya Schools', 23 December, 2010, Navodaya LeadershipInstitute, Guntur
  • Guest Lecture on 'Employment and Educational opportunities for 10+2 students in JN Vidyalaya', 09, November, 2014, Jawahar Navodaya VidyalayaMaddirala, Guntur (Dt.)
  • Resource Person for training classes on 'Best Practices in JNV Libraries', 02 February, 2017, Navodaya Leadership Institute, Guntur
  • Resource Person for training classes on 'Library softwares for library professionals in JN Vidyalayas', 03 February, 2017, Navodaya LeadershipInstitute, Guntur
  • Resource Person for training classes on 'Library softwares for library professionals in JN Vidyalayas', 22 February, 2017, Navodaya LeadershipInstitute, Guntur
  • Resource Person on 'Digital resources and MOOCs', for UGC National Workshop on 'Utilisation of e-resources' on 11-03-2017, conducted by Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Memorial Library, ANU, Nagarjuna Nagar.
  • Resource Person on 'Electronic information resources and Online courses, for Faculty Orientation Programme on 03-06-2017, conducted by P.B. Siddhartha College of Arts and Science (Autonomous), Vijayawada
  • Resource Person on 'e-learning resources', for UGC Sponsored Five-dayWorkshop on 07-06-2017, conducted by Jagarlamudi Kuppuswamy Choudary College (Autonomous) , Guntur.
  • Guest Lectures on 'Library Management', for MLISc Course on 14-15thOctober, 2017 at Department of Library and Information Science, ANU, Nagarjuna Nagar.
    • Resource Person on 'Online Courses and E-resources in India', for One -day Workshop on 'Utililsation of E-resources"  conducted by VSR & NVR College (Autonomous), Tenali , Guntur on 10-08-2018.
    • Guest Lecture on 'Utilisation of E-resources and MOOCs,  on 24-08-2018 at JMJ College for Women (Autonomous),Tenali.

    AWARD:

  • Best Library Award First Prize in 40th Foundation Celebrations of Acharya Nagarjuna University 2016.