Assistant Professor, Department of Library and Information Science, Mangalore University, Mangalagangothri – 574199 Mangalore, Karnataka, INDIA.

umeshai@yahoo.com / umesha@mangaloreuniversity.ac.in umeshanaik@gmail.com 


Father’s Name


Muthayya Naik


Date & Place of birth


20th September 1970; Iruvail (Mangalore) Karnataka






Nationality / Religion


Indian / Hindu


Marital Status






S.T (Marati)


Language known


English, Kannada, Hindi, Tulu






Educational Qualification







Subject Offered



Mangalore University


Title: Impact of Internet on Library Usage in University in Karnataka



Gujarat University


Gujarat State Level NET





Certificate in Computing





Library and Information Science



Mangalore University


Library and Information Science


Professional Experience



Served as Scientific and Technical Assistant – II (STA-II) at INFLIBNET Centre, Ahmedabad from 17th October 1994 to 14th February 2003.


Teaching Experience







Human Resource Development (HRD) – One Month Training Programme to the University Library Professionals, IRTPLA – on-site training programme, Design and Development of Databases, Software Development, Web design, Information Services (Online and Off-line), Research  and Development etc.



08-02-2000 to



Dept. of Lib. and Inf. Sc., Mangalore University

17-02-2003 to            15-02-2009

Information Communication Technology (ICT) – Hardware, Software, Programming Languages, Library Automation, Design and Development of Databases, Recon, Consortium, Multimedia, Networking, Internet, Web design, Union Catalogue, MARC 21, Digital Libraries, Open Sources Software, Open Access Initiatives, Social Networking, etc.

Lecturer (Senior Scale)

17-02-2009 to            15-02-2010

Assistant Professor

16-02-2010 to            Till date




Professional Training/Orientation / Refresher Courses Attended:


1. Participated 28 days Orientation Programme organised by the Academic Staff College, University of Mysore, Mysore from 5th May 2005 to 1st June 2005.


2. Participated 21 days Refresher Course organised by the Academic Staff College, University of Kerala, Trivandrum from 3-23, May 2007.


3. Participated 21days short term training programme on Library Automation, Networking and Digitization by Malout Institute of Management and Information Technology (MIMIT) Malout, Panjab from 20th July to 1st August 2009.


4. Participated 21 days Refresher Course organised by the Centre for Professional Development in Higher Education (CPDHE), University of Delhi, Delhi from 28th June, 2012 to 18th July, 2012.



Professional Training/Workshop Attended:

1. Two days National Seminar on Mass Media and Intellectual Property Right by Dept. of Mass Communication and Journalism (MCJ), Mangalore University, from 28 & 29 March, 2005.


2. One day Seminar on Intellectual Property Right by Mangalore Universityon  8th March 2007.


3. One day UGC Pay review committee meeting by Bangalore University, Bangalore on 25th June 2008.


4 .Three days National Workshop on Digital Libraries & Digital Archiving by University of Kerala, Trivandrum from 26-29 Aug., 2008.


5. One day Awareness Programme on Management Skill and Cyber Awareness by Centre for Women’s Studies, Mangalore University on 21 March 2009.


6. Two days Faculty Development Programme on Statistical Techniques and Data Analysis Using SPSS 17.00 by St. Agnes College, Mangalore from 16 to 17 July 2009.


7. Two weeks Short Term Training Programme on Library Automation, Networking and Digitization by Malout Institute of Management and Information Technology (MIMIT) Malout, Panjab from 20th July to 1st August 2009.


8. Three days National Workshop on R-Software for Statistical Computing conducted by Dept. of Post Graduate Studies and Research in Statistics, Mangalore University from 29, 30 June and 1st July, 2010.


9. Two days workshop on Access to E-resources under UGC Infonet Digital Library Consortium including N-LIST Programme by Mangalore University Library and INFLIBNET Centre, Ahmedabad from 23 to 24 October, 2010.


10. One day Workshop on SPSS for Data Analysis by Dept. of Statistics, Mangalore University on 19 Nov., 2011.


11. One day 4th National Conference on Vijnana mattu Tamtrajnanada Hosa Diganthagalu: avakaasagalu mattu savaalugalu by Karnataka Science and Technology Academy and Mangalore University from 28 to 29 January, 2012.


12. One day Workshop on Geographic information system (GIS) Software by Dept. of Marine Geology, Mangalore University on 24th January 2013.


13. One day workshop on DELNET: Resources, Services and Facilities and Koha: an Open Source Integrated Library System by St. Agnes College Library, Mangalore on 6th May 2014


14. One day State Level Awareness Programme on ‘INFLIBNET N-LIST E-Resources and Application of Statistics for Research’ by St. Joseph Engineering College, Mangalore on 12 August 2014.



15. One day workshop on Census Data Communication by Dept. of Economics, Mangalore University on 29th January 2015


16. One day state level workshop on Web Resources for Teaching and Learning by St. Agnes College Library, Mangalore on 26th August 2015.


17. Seven days National Workshop on Data Analysis  using Excel and SPSS by Dept. of Business Administration, Mangalore University from 26th December 2015 to 1st January 2016.


18. Two days state level workshop on Research Methodology for newly recognized guides by Dept. of Commerce, Mangalore University on 5th and 6th March 2016.


19. Three days UGC Sponsored  Research Methodology Workshop on Empowering Scholars for an Effective Research Design by Besant Evening College, Mangalore from 25-27 April, 2016.


20. Ten days workshop on Research Methodology Course (RMC) by Department of Post Graduate Study and Research in Commerce, Mangalore University from 12th April 2019.


21. National level webinar on “Publishing Ethics: the role of publishers, journals, researchers and institutions” by INFLIBNET Centre in collaboration with Springer Nature, on 25th June 2020.


22. The Humanities & Social Sciences: Why they are critical to our understanding of today’s complex and challenging world" by Springer Nature in Collaboration with INFLIBNET Centre on 30th June, 2020


23. One day online training on "NextGen: Why Empathetic Leadership Is Essential" by GovLoop, Washington, on 7th July 2020.


24. The Future of Publishing: Using AI Techniques to Manage Information Overload by Springer Nature, on 8th August 2020


25. International Webinar on Back-to-School: 9 Key Concepts to Rethink for Fall 2020 by DEMCO, Madison on 15th July 2020


26. Seven days national Online Faculty Development Programme on “Research Methodology: Emerging Perspectives, Challenges and Opportunities” by the Government First Grade College, Badami, Karnataka, from 25th July 2020 to 31st July 2020.


27. National Webinar on “Scholarly Publishing And Research Metrics organized” by College of Food and Dairy Technology, Koduveli, Chennai, on 30th of July 2020.


28. International Webinar on “Must-Know Tips for Publishing In JACC Journals” by BrightTALK (JACC Cardiovascular Interventions) on 31st July, 2020.


29. National level webinar on “Academic and Scientific Writing Catapulting Institutional Visibility” by Central Library, Manipur University in collaboration with Springer Nature, on 3rd August 2020.


30. Five days National Level Online Workshop on “Research Methodology” organized by the Department of P G Studies in Commerce and IQAC, held from 25th to 29th August 2020.


31. National Virtual Conference on “Reinventing Excellence in Librarianship (LISACON 2020) by LISA Academy and University of Hyderabad from 27th  to 30th August 2020.


32. National Webinar on “Trends in Biomedicine & Life Sciences Publishing and Nuances & Tools of Scientific Publishing” by Springer Nature and DeLCON, Haryana on 2nd September 2020.


33. One day national webinar on "Understanding Copyright and Plagiarism: Its Consequences in Academic Integrity" by Kishore Bharati Bhagini Nivedita College (CO-ED), West Bengal, on 16th September 2020.


Paper presented in the National/International Conferences:


1. Presented a paper entitled Methods of Digital Library Usability at the 5th International CALIBER 2007 by INFLIBNET Centre and Punjab University, Chandigarh on 8-10, Feb. 2007.


2. Presented a paper entitled Comparative Study of Web 1.0, Web 2.0 and Web 3.0.at the 6th International CALIBER 2008 by INFLIBNET Centre and University of Allahabad, Allahabad on 28-29, Feb. & 1 March, 2008.


3. Presented a paper entitled Open Source Software for Content Management System at the 7th International CALIBER 2009 by INFLIBNET Centre and Pondicherry University, Puducherry on 25-27, Feb. 2009.


4. Presented a paper entitled Social Networking Tools: Social Bookmarking and Social Tagging at the 8th International CALIBER 2011 by INFLIBNET Centre and Goa University, Goa on 2-4, March. 2011 pp. 57-70.


5. Presented a paper entitled Preparing for the next generation librarianship: Challenges of University Libraries in India at the National Conference on Integrating ICT in Academic Libraries: Making a difference in the Knowledge Age by Central University of Karnataka, Gulbarga on 12 & 13 August, 2014.


6. Presented a paper entitled Information seeking and use behaviour of faculty members of Gulbarga University, Karnataka: A survey at the National Conference on Integrating ICT in Academic Libraries: Making a difference in the Knowledge Age by Central University of Karnataka, Gulbarga on 12 & 13 August, 2014.


7. Presented a paper entitled Use and Awareness of Free and Open Source Reference Management Tools at the National Conference on LIBTRANS 2014 by Besant Evening College Library, Mangalore  on 22 and 23 August, 2014.





Special Lectures:



Seminars/Workshop/ Conferences


Date & Year


Workshop on Design and Development of Digital Libraries

Dept. of Lib. & Inf. Sci., Mangalore University

8th to 12th March, 2004


Workshop on Web Designing

Dept. of Lib. & Inf. Sci., Mangalore University

14th to 16th March, 2005


Computer Training Programme for 80 – PG SC/ST Students

Mangalore University

5th Jan. to 24th March 2005


Special Lecture on Internet, Networking and Web design

Navodaya Education Society, Mudipu, Mangalore

26th May 2008


National Workshop on Integrated Electronic Devices in Information Centres

Govinda Dasa College, Surathkal, Mangalore

8th  & 9th January, 2009.


National workshop on Library Automation and Content Management Using Open Source Software

Dept. of Lib.& Inf. Sci., Jiwaji University, Gwalior, MP

11th to 13th  February 2016


Three days UGC Sponsored  Research Methodology Workshop on Empowering Scholars for an Effective Research Design

Besant Evening College, Mangalore

25th to 27th April, 2016


10 days Research Methodology Course (RMC)

Department of Post Graduate Study and Research in Commerce

12th April 2019


One day national level webinar on “Remote library services: An add-on for the mentoring student community”



St. Mary’s College, Shirva – 574116, Udupi District.

22nd July 2020


Research Publications in Journals /Edited Books / Conferences / Seminars:


Published more than Eighty (80)articles/Papers in national and international journals, conferences proceedings, and edited books.


Examination/ Evaluation Work:



Involved regularly in the paper setting/Evaluation work of the Examination in Library and Information Science of the Mangalore University, Mangalore; Bangalore University, Bangalore; University of Mysore, Mysore; Karnataka State Open University (KSOU), Mysore;  Tumkur University, Tumkur; Karnataka State Women’s University, Vijayapura; University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram; and Calicut University, Kerala etc.



Membership of Professional Bodies:



˗        Karnataka State Library Association (KALA)

˗        Dhakshina Kannada and Kadagu Library Association (DKLA)

˗        Mangalore University Teachers Association (MUTA)





 1. Dr. D. Shivalingaiah

     Former Vice-Chancellor, KSOU, Mysuru

     Professor and Chairman

     Dean, Faculty of Science and Technology

     Syndicate Member

     Department of Library and Information Science

     Mangalore University, Mangalagangothri – 574 199

     Mangaluru, D.K, Karnataka, INDIA   9448358314 (M)


                                                                                                                                (Umesha Naik)