Banka Bihari Chand


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Banka Bihari Chand

Library and Information Science


Educational Qualifications

  • PhD in Library and Information Science, Bangalore University
  • Master’s in library and Information Science, Sambalpur University

Academic Affiliation

  • Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, (2022- present)
  • Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore (2012-2022)
  • National Council of Applied Economic Research, New Delhi (2006-2012)
  • US Library of Congress, Overseas Office New Delhi (2005-2006)
  • Indian Institute of Management Indore (1998-2005)

Professional Affiliation

  • Member, Indian Library Association
  • Member, ADINET




Area of Research


Current Research


Journal Articles

  1. Chand, B.B. (2001) Knowledge management: tools and techniques for librarians. Journal of Library and Information Science. Vol. 26(2); p. 175-186
  2. Chand, B.B.(2001) Z39.50 : The standard for information retrieval and its applications in libraries. SRELS Journal of Information Management. Vol. 38(4); p.317-326
  3. Jose, Antony; Chand, B. B. and Meruga, Nagender Rao (2005). RFID applications in library. SRELS Journal of Information Management. Vol. 42(4).p.427-436
  4. Ramesha & Chand, B. B.(2014). Open Access to Government Data for Citizen Empowerment: An Indian Experience. Indian Journal of Library and Information Science, 8(2), 153.
  5. Tiwari, R. & Chand, B. B., (2014). Open Access to Research Data: Sharing Data for Efficient Research. Indian Journal of Library and Information Science, 8(3), 239.
  6. Chand, B. B. (2016). Research on Indian Economy by the Global Research Community: A Bibliometric Study. SRELS Journal of Information Management, 53(2), 133–139.
  7. Chand, B. B. (2017). S & T Publications from Bangalore City : A Scientometric Analysis, SRELS Journal of Information Management, 54(3).
  8. Chand, B. B., & Ramesha, B. (2017). Indian Government Websites: A Study.DESIDOC Journal of Library & Information Technology, 37(5), 346.
  9. Chand, B. B., & Ramesha, B. (2018). Awareness and Use of Government Information in Digital form by the social science researchers. , SRELS Journal of Information Management, 55(4), 179-187
  10. Ramesha, B Asundi, A. Y., Chand, B. B., & Chaithra, A. M. (2021). Data in Doctoral Research in Social Sciences: A Case Study of Karnataka. SRELS Journal of Information Management, 58(2), 109-116.


Participation in Seminars and Conferences

  1. Participated in 23rd annual conference organized by IASLIC at Thiruvananta Puram from 4-7 Dec 2001 and presented the paper titled “Content management: strategy for e-business solutions”
  2. Participated in 5th annual convention organized by MAINLIBNET at XLRI, Jamshedpur from 4-6 March, 2003 and presented the paper titled “Digital Rights Management: managing rights in the electronic age”
  3. Participated in 3rd International Conference on Digital Libraries organized by TERI from 23-26 February 2010 and presented a paper titled “Building an e-research infrastructure with collaborative workplace environment”
  4. Participated in International Conference on Library Space-Content Management for Net worked Society (LCLISCOM) (Dharmaram Vidya Kshetra, Bangalore)(Oct 18-20 2014) and presented a paper on Digital Curation of Research Data in Social Science Research Library: A Successful Experiment at ISEC, Bangalore (India)..
  5. Participated in National Conference on the Role of LIS Professionals in the Changing Academic Paradigm, Feb 17-18, 2017 organized by Presidency University and presented a paper on Libraries of the Future: trends, challenges and opportunities.




Awards & Honors

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