Department  Faculties
Surendra Kumar Pal
Name: Mr. Surendra Kumar Pal
Date of Birth: November 18, 1987
Phone number : 9862203858, 9936857825
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Academic Qualifications : BSc. MLISc, MSc-IT, PGDCA, UGC-NET
Present Designation /position : Assistant Librarian
Research Interest: Library Management, Open Access, Open Sources Software, Library Automation, Institutional Repositories, Digital Consortium, E-Resources, Cloud Services, User Awareness.

Professional Experience:

  1. Project Assistant at CSIR-NKRC Consortia, NICAIR New Delhi from June 20, 2015 to August 28, 2015.
  2. Library Information Assistant Trainee at Central Library, IISERTVM (Indian Institute of Science Education & Research) Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala from March 20, 2012 to September 30, 2013.

Paper Published In Refereed Journals Having ISSN:

  1. Pal, Surendra Kumar, Sonker, Bharat Praveen & Verma, Amit. 2013. Selection of Open Source Software in the Knowledge Resource Centre for Building of Institutional Repository. (Vol.6 2013). Pp . ISSN: 0975-4857.(Published).
  2. Pal, Surendra Kumar. 2012. Web 2.0: New Tool for Teaching & Learning. Journal of Young Librarians Association. (Vol.5 2012). pp 107-113. ISSN: 0975-4857. (Published).

Paper Published In International/National Conference Having ISBN:

  1. Pal, Surendra Kumar. 2013. Role of Librarian (Cybrarian) in the Modern Library (Cybrary): With special Reference to Research Library. In Proceeding RESEARCH LIBRARIES: Need of the Time, held at Devgiri College on 13th -14th Oct. 2012. Ajanta Prakashan: Aurangabad(MS). ISBN : 9788192132754. (Published)
  2. Pal, Surendra Kumar. 2012. Electronic Resource Management System : A Challenge Issue for LIS Professional. In Proceeding National Seminar on Electronic Resource Management for Academic Excellence (ERMAE-2012), 15 October 2012. Periyar University: Salem Tamilnadu. (Published)
  3. Pal, Surendra Kumar. 2012. Digital Preservation Methods & Technology in Digital Era. In Proceeding National Conference on Knowledge Organization in Academic Libraries(KOAL-2012), 29Sep 2012. LPA New Delhi. ISBN: 9789380801803. (Published)
  4. Abideen P, Sainul & Pal, Surendra Kumar. 2012. Library Consortia: Impact & Importance at Digital Era. In Proceeding of Ranganathan's Vision on Future Libraries (NSRVFL-2012), 12 August 2012. BBAU Central University: Lucknow. ISBN: 9788192609319. (Published).

Book/Book Chapters/Articles Having ISBN/ISSN:

  1. Pal, Surendra Kumar and Chadar, Mohan. 2015. Digital Publishing: A new Challenge for Librarians. Automation to Cloud Computing: Major Shift & Practices. Arthava Publiction: Jalgao MS. ISBN: 9789385026379.(Published)
  2. Pal, Surendra Kumar, Mishra, Darshika and Nagar, Poonam. 2015. E-Journals: Challenges & opportunities. Automation to Cloud Computing: Major Shift & Practices. Arthava Publiction: Jalgao MS. ISBN: 9789385026379.(Published)
  3. Pal, Surendra Kumar and Sonker, Bharat Praveen. 2014. Open Sources Software for Modern Libraries: A Comparative Study of ABCD, Koha and Newgenlib. Information Access in Digital Libraries. News India Publishing Agency: New Delhi. ISBN: 9789383305384.(Published)
  4. Pal, Surendra Kumar. 2014. Cloud Computing and Library Services: Challenge & Issues. Cutting age Technology and Academic Librarianship. ESS ESS Publication: New Delhi. ISBN; 9788170007135. .(Published)
  5. Pal, Surendra Kumar. 2013. Electronic Resource Management System: Challenging Issue for LIS Professional in Digital Era. Information Management Today and Tomorrow. B.R. Publishing: New Delhi. Pp 62-82. Vol.1. ISBN: 9789350501146.(Published).
  6. Pal, Surendra Kumar & Sonker, Bharat Praveen. 2013. Impact of ICT on Librarias: A Paradigm Change to Librarianship. Application of ICT in Libraries. Arthava Publication: Jalgaon. pp 67-76. ISBN: 978-93-82795-53-7.(Published).
  7. Pal, Surendra Kumar. 2012. Role of Digital Libraries in the Development of Distance Education in India. Emerging Technology in Library & Information Science, Pune Atharva Publication Edited By Dr. B G Mukhyadal & khandare Rahul B. ISBN: 9789382795049 (Published).
  8. Pal, Surendra Kumar. 2012. Re-Engineering of Services and Resources in Academic Libraries in the Digital Era. Modern Management Technique and its application in Academic Libraries, Facilitation Vol. Latur: Aruna Prakashan. Edited by Dr. Vijay Kumar N Mishra & Dr. Jagdish M Kulkarni. ISBN: 9789381190821. (Published).

Seminar/Conference/Workshop/Refresher/Orientation & Training Program etc. Participation:


  1. Participated in National Conference on “Relevance of Ranganathan in the Present Day Knowledge Society” Organized by Department of Library and Information Science, Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar central University, Lucknow during 5th March 2012 to 6th March 2012.
  2. Participated in National Conference on “Trends and Issues for Academic Libraries in Digital Era” organized by Moti Lal Rastogi School of Management & SPEED U.P. In association with SLA-Asian Chapter on 29th May 2011 at Regional Science Centre, Lucknow.
  3. Participated in National Seminar on “Ranganathan's Vision on Future Libraries” Organized by Department of Library & Information Science, Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Lucknow in Collaboration with IASLIC, on August 12, 2012 and presented a paper entitled Library Consortia: Impact and Importance at Digital Era.
  4. Participated in ''National Seminar on Trends and Issues for Modern Libraries in Global Information Society” organized by DLIS & Central Library, Bundelkhand University Jhansi in association with SLA-Asian chapter on January 16th, 2010 .
  1. Participated in the Author Workshop “How to get Published in Research Journals” Conducted by Elsevier in Collaboration with Indian Institute of Space Science & Technology(IIST) Trivandrum, Kerala on 19th July 2012.
  2. Participated in the Author Workshop “How to get Published in Research Journals” Conducted by Elsevier Mr. David Sleeman in Collaboration with National Institute of Interdisciplinary Science & Technology (CSIR-NIIST) Trivandrum, Kerala on 30th November 2012.
  3. Participated in a Training Workshop on Lecture-Cum-Open Forum on Open Access Initiatives(OAI) by Prof. Leslie Chan & Pro. Subbiah Arunachalam, Organized by Indian Institute of Information Technology & Management-Kerala, India on 18 December 2012.
  4. Participated in a Training Workshop on Knowledge Management in the Open Access Environment Organized by DLIS, University of Kerala on 17th December 2012.

Training Program

  1. Training Courses on Library Automation with Koha: on open source Solution at NIT Rourkela (Resources Person: Mr D.P.Tripathi & V.K. Mishra), from 15 Oct- 2015 to 17 Oct- 2015.
  2. One Month Training Program on Information Technology for Information Management (KOHA, ABCD, DSpace, GSDL, Web Designing, RFID, Barcode Technology, open Access, ERMS Software CORAL etc.) at NISCAIR New Delhi, (Resources Person: Dr Narendra Kumar, Dr G. Mahesh, Mr Mukesh Pund), from 27 Oct- 2014 to 28 Nov- 2014
  3. Training Courses on Library Automation and Digital Library using KOHA and Greenstone Conducted by Kannur University, Kerala (Resources Person: Dr Bhavakutty & A.J. Toson), From 7th December 2012 to 8th December 2012.

Computer Competencies for Managing Resource Centre:

Operating System: Windows, Linux-Ubuntu/Mint/Centos.
Language Awareness: HTML, C, C++, Java, VB
Library Automation Software: Koha, Evergreen, ABCD .
Digital Library Software: DSpace, Greenstone.
Content Management Software: Joomla, Wordpress
ERM Software: CORAL
Reference Manager Software: Medeley, Zotero & Endnote
Online Presentation Software: Wink 2.0.
Other Software Package: MS-Office, Open Office, Moodle, Latex, SPSS

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