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Dr. Abdul Majeed KC

Associate Professor & Head Of the Department

  9895649188

  kcamajeedfc@gmail.com

Qualifications :   BCom, MLISc., Ph.D.

Areas of Research:

  • Library and Information Science
  • Academic Libraries
  • Public Libraries
  • Special Libraries
  • Library Service Quality
  • SERVQUAL
  • Library automation
  • Library Networking
  • Energy auditing of libraries
  • Institutional Repositories
  • Associate Professor, Department of Library & Information Science, Kannur University (Joined on 16/11/2020
  • Associate Professor, Department of Library & Information Science, Farook College, Calicut, ( Joined as Lecturer (UGC) on 25-10-1994 and relieved on 15 - 11 - 2020
  • Visiting professor, Department of Library and Information Science, Pondicherry University, 2008-2009
  • Visiting professor, Department of Library and Information Science, Kannur University, 2010-2013
  • Faculty, School of Distance Education, University of Calicut 1996-2006.
  • Resource person, Refresher Course in Library and Information Science, Academic Staff College, University of Calicut, 15 January 2014.
  • Resource person, Refresher Course in Library and Information Science, Academic Staff College, University of Calicut, 12 February 2015.
  • Resource person, Refresher Course in Library and Information Science, Academic Staff College, University of Kerala, 27 May 2014.
  • Resource person, Refresher Course in Library and Information Science, Academic Staff College, University of Calicut, 6-12-2018.
  • Resource person, Refresher Course in Library and Information Science, Academic Staff College, Kannur University, 01-03-2019.
  • Resource Person, Training programmes, Kerala State Library Council, 2016-18.
  • Resource person, CLISc programme, Institute of Library and Information Science, State Library Council, Government of Kerala.
  • Resource person, Training to LSG Librarians in Kerala, Kerala Institute of Local Administration, Trissur. (2019- 2020)
  1. Development of a scale for measuring quality of College and University Libraries in India, UGC Minor Project 2006-08

Research Papers published in Journals

  • College Library-problems and prospects. University News (ISSN 0566- 2257). V37(45). November-1999. p11-14.
  • Internet and the Libraries, Kelpro Bulletin (ISSN 0975-4911). V4(1-2) 2000. p29-31.
  • LIS Literature in University News : a bibliometric study . Kelpro Bulletin (ISSN 0975-4911). V5(1) 2001, p35-38.
  • Social Development and Public Libraries in Kerala. Kelpro Bulletin,V6(2) 2002, p44-47.
  • Measuring the Quality of College and University Library Services, Journal of Library & Information Science (ISSN 0970-714X). V31(2), 2006, p127-133.
  • Who has to judge the quality of College Libraries? Librarians or Users?, Kelpro Bulletin (ISSN 0975-4911). V10(1), 2006, p52-55.
  • Quality Assessment of College and University Library Services, University News (ISSN 0566-2257). V45(11), 2007 p6-7,12.
  • Journal use Pattern among Medical Community. Kelpro Bulletin (ISSN 0975-4911). V16(1). June-2012. P49-55.
  • Information seeking behavior of speech and hearing impaired students of National Institute of Speech and Hearing (NISH),Thiruvananthapuram: an analytical study. International Journal of Information, Library and Society (ISSN 2278-0386). V3(2). July-2014. p14-16.
  • E-resources sharing through Linux based Virtual Private Network (VPN): a case study. Annals of Library and Information Studies, V65, September 2018. pp156-159. (ISSN 09725423).
  • Content growth of institutional repositories in South India: a status report. Global Knowledge, Memory and Communication (Library Review) (September 2018). (ISSN 0024255)
  • Data migration from legacy systems to Koha: A practical approach (2019). Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal), 2559.
  • Brick Libraries to Click Libraries in Medical Colleges in Kerala. International Journal of Information Sources and Services (ISSN 2349- 428X). V1(2). October-2014. p157-161.
  • Use of Libraries by differently abled degree students in Trivandrum district. International Journal of Information Sources and Services (ISSN 2349-428X). V1(3). December-2014. p59-64.
  • Library Automation in Engineering College Libraries affiliated to Anna University. International Journal of Digital Library Services (ISSN 2250-1142). V5(2), June-2015, p55-59.
  • Use and retrieval pattern of E-health information by medical students in Pathanamthitta District. International Journal of Research in Library Science, Vol. 2 (2), June 2016. P131-138. (ISSN 2455-104X)
  • Institutional Repository: a freebie to the intellectual output. International Journal of Information Movement. Vol 2(12), April 2018. P50-54. (ISSN 2456-0553 (online)).
  • Energy auditing in Indian library context – the journey so far. International journal of information movement, V2 (11), 2018. pp 203-205.
  • Library automation – an overview. International Journal of research in computer applications and management. Vol.6 (9), 2016. pp 36-38.
  • Faculty perception towards institutional repository at CUSAT, India: a case tudy. DESIDOC journal of Library and Information Technology. Vol. 39(5), September 2019. Pp207-214. (DOI:10.14429/djlit.39.5.14679 ©2019, DESIDOC.
  • Institutional Repositories in South India: an exploratory study. Global Knowledge, Memory and Communication, 2020 (submitted)
  • Use of Libraries by differently abled degree students in Trivandrum district. A comparative study. Indian Journal of Information Sources and Services. Vol 4(2), 2014. Pp 38-41. (ISSN 2231-6094)
  • Library automation in engineering college librarie affiliated to Anna University in Tanjavur District – a study. IALA journal. Vol.4(1), 2016. Pp. 93-96. (ISSN 2319-1392)
  • Automation of library system. International Research Journal of Humanities, Language and Literature. Vol. 2(6), 2015. Pp 31-37. (ISSN 2394-1642).
  • Dr. S.R. Ranganathan: The philosopher of Library Science (Malayalam), Granthalokam. P7-10, 16.
  • Literacy movement and Libraries (Malayalam), Vijnanakairali, 1994. P479-483
  • Igniting Inspiration: From out of syllabus. Kerala Calling (Reg. No. 35991/80), May 2009. p4-5,9.
  • Possibilities of Open source software (Malayalam). Granthalokam, February 2019. pp76-81.

Research Papers published in edited Books

  • Library and Information Science Education in India: some observations. In Dynamics in Digital Information Systems: Festschrift volume in honour of Professor M. Bavakutty/ edited by A. Amudhavally. New Delhi: Ess Ess, 2008. p1-22. (ISBN 81-7000-537-X).
  • Use of e-Resources in Universities. In Rejuvenated Libraries for Empowered users/ edited by Vijayakumar and Pichappan. London, Digital Information Research Ltd., 2013. p82-88. (ISBN 9780992656607).
  • Role of Library Support in Academic Achievement of Postgraduate Students. In Redefining Academic Libraries/ edited by M. Bavakutty and Abdul Asees T.A, New Delhi: Ess Ess, 2014. p141-149. (ISBN
    9788170007302).
  • Information needs and choice of Information Sources of Housewives in Malappuram District. In Blended Libraries and Information Centres/ edited by G. Devarajan and others. New Delhi, Southern Book Stall, 2015. p432-437. (ISBN 9788186660232).
  • Measuring the Quality of Libraries and Information Centres. In Blended Libraries and Information Centres/ edited by G. Devarajan and others. New Delhi, Southern Book Stall, 2015. p419-424. (ISBN 9788186660232).
  • Migration from Propreitary Library Automation to KOHA. In Blended Libraries and Information Centres/ edited by G. Devarajan and others. New Delhi, Southern Book Stall, 2015. p269-278. (ISBN 9788186660232).
  • Use of Internet by Engineering College Students. In Blended Libraries and Information Centres/ edited by G. Devarajan and others. New Delhi, Southern Book Stall, 2015. p236-247. (ISBN 9788186660232).
  • Use of e-Journals in pre and post introduction period of discovery tools in King Abdul Azees Medical City Library, KSA. In Blended Libraries and Information Centres/ edited by G. Devarajan and others. New Delhi, Southern Book Stall, 2015. p217-226. (ISBN 9788186660232).
  • Measuring the quality of Libraries: role of SERVQUAL. In National Conference on Future Librarianship in Knowledge Society held on 28- 29 March 2007 at University of Calicut. (ISBN 978-81-7000-513-1)
  • College Libraries in Kerala. In University and College Libraries/ edited by .P. Uhadevi. New Delhi: Ess Ess, 1999. Pp 107-121.
  • Ethics of Librarianship. In Professional librarianship/ edited by G. Devarajan. New Delhi: Ess Ess, 1991. Pp105-109.

Research Paper published in UGC listed international Journal

With V, Vimal Kumar “Data Migration From Legacy Systems To Koha: A Practical Approach” (2019). Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal). Article No. 2559. ISSN 1522-0222.

Research paper published in peer reviewed national Journal

With Shajith C. Faculty perception about institutional repository at CUSAT, India. DESIDOC journal of library and information technology. 39(5), 2019.

Research paper in Edited/ Conference Volume

  • With Vimal Kumar ‘Android appsof Malayalam newspaper’. In Corporate and media librarianship. Ed.by K.P.Vijayakumar. Tvm. KLA, 2019.
  • With Vimal Kumar ‘Use of wordpress plugins on library websites’. In International conference on enhancement of technology and innovations in contemporary libraries. 2019.
  • With Vimal Kumar “Migration from SOUL to Koha: a Learning Experience.” Application of Koha in Libraries of the Indian Subcontinent: Proceedings of IndKoha 2019., West Bengal Library Association, Kolkata, 2019, pp. 33–37.

OTHER PUBLICATIONS

വി. വിമൽകുമാർ, ഡോ. കെ.സി. അബ്ദുൾമജീദ്. “സ്വതന്ത്രസോഫ്റ്റ്‌വെയർസാധ്യതകൾ.” ഗ്രന്ഥാലോകം, Feb. 2019, pp. 76–81.

V, Vimal Kumar, and Abdul, Majeed. “Resource sharing in a networked society: possibilities in Kerala state.” Kerala Library Congress, Farook College, 2019. (in Print).

Shajitha, C. & Abdul Majeed K. C. (2019). Challenges of an Institutional Repository: a brief introduction, Kerala Library Congress(KLC), Re- inventing libraries in digital scenario, Farook College. (In print).

Shajitha, C. & Abdul Majeed K. C. Institutional Repositories in South India: an exploratory study. Global Knowledge, Memory and Communication, 2020 (submitted).

Abhilash R and Abdul Majeed KC. (2019). Public Libraries as Skill development centres. Kerala Library Congress(KLC), Re- inventing libraries in digital scenario, Farook College. (In print).

Edited Book in Print

Re-inventing the role of libraries in digital scenario. Kozhikode: Farook College Publication Division, 2020.