Individual Information

Bhojaraju D Gunjal

Central Library, National Institute of Technology Rourkela

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Educational Qualification
From 2005 to 2013, Ph.D in Library and Information Science: , India
From 2001 to 2002, PGDLAN - Post Graduate Diploma in Library Automation and Networking , India
From 1997 to 1999, M.L.I.Sc. - Master of Library and Information Science , India
Research Interests
Digital Libraries
Library Management
Knowledge Management
Knowledge Organisation Systems
Electronic Theses and Dissertations
Digital Curation
Semantic Web
Linked Data
Information Retrieval
Open Access
Work Experience
From 08/2014 to Till Date, Head, Central Library (Deputy Librarian) , at National Institute of Technology Rourkela, Odisha
From 11/2013 to 08/2014, Integrated Library Management System: A comparative study of KOHA and SOUL
Responsible for evaluating various Library Management Software and their integration with technologies like self-check-in-check-out via RFID, SMS/Email alerts, Mobile App to access library, suggesting best for implementation
Selected Publications
1. Bhojaraju Gunjal and Dibya K Pradhan (2015). Conference proceedings on the National Conference on Emerging Trends & Techniques for Electronic Resource Management in Libraries: Issues & Challenges, February 13-14, 2015, Organised by Biju Patnaik Central Library, NIT Rourkela, Odisha. (Editor)
2. Gunjal, B., Gaitanou, P., & Yasin, S. (2012). Social Networks and Knowledge Management: An Explorative Study in Library Systems. In I. Boughzala, & A. Dudezert (Eds.) Knowledge Management 2.0: Organizational Models and Enterprise Strategies (pp. 64-83). Hershey, PA: IGI Global. doi: ISBN13: 9781613501955
3. G, Bhojaraju (2007). KM Cyberary - A gateway to Knowledge Resources. In Tatnall, A. (Ed.), Encyclopaedia of Portal Technology and Applications (Vol. 1, pp. 522-526). Hershey, PA: IGI Global. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-989-2.ch088. ISBN13: 9781591409892
4. G, Bhojaraju and Buck, Sarah. (2007). Ontologies in Portal Design. In Tatnall, A. (Ed.), Encyclopaedia of Portal Technology and Applications (Vol. 2, pp. 653-657). Hershey, PA: Information Science Reference. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-989-2.ch109 - ISBN13: 9781591409892 -
5. Bhojaraju.G (2006). Librarian to Cybrarian: a transition of roles for Information Professionals. In Developing Cyber Libraries: Festschrift in Honour of Professor M. Sankara Reddy By M. Sankara Reddy, T.Ashok, Pp.211-219. Delhi: Allied Publishers. ISBN: 8177649736
Journal Articles
1. Bhojaraju Gunjal & Shalini R Urs (2012): A Hybrid Approach Incorporating KOS Techniques for Focused Information Retrieval in the ETDs / DLs; Journal of Indian Library Association, July-September, 2012, 48(3), Pp. 24-31.
2. Bhojaraju.G, & Shalini R. Urs (2006): Knowledge Organisation System in Digital Libraries: A Comparative Study; Information studies; Vol. 12 (4) Oct 2006, Pp. 229-257.
3. Gunjal, Bhojaraju (2006). Knowledge Management: Why Do We Need It for Corporates. Malaysian Journal of Library & Information Science, 10 (2) Pp. 37-50. ISSN 1394-6234.
4. Bhojaraju.G (2004): Intranets: A new dimension for Library Services, DESIDOC Bulletin of Information Technology, Vol. 24 (1) Jan. 2004, Pp. 9-15.
Conference Papers
1. Gunjal, Bhojaraju (2015). Digital Curation in Libraries: An innovative way of content preservation and dissemination; In proceedings of International Conference on What Next in Libraries (WNL-2K15), January 21-23, NIT Silchar, Assam. India
2. Bhojaraju Gunjal, Ramesha B & Panorea Gaitanou (2013): Implementation of Social Technologies in Community Networks: From Digital Curation Perspective; In Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Asian Digital Libraries (ICADL 2013): Digital Libraries: Social Media and Community Networks (Bangalore, India, December 9-11, 2013). S. R. Urs, Jin-Cheon Na, and G Buchanan, Eds. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 8279. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, 182-183. DOI=
3. Bhojaraju Gunjal & Shalini R Urs (2010): Knowledge Organisation Systems in ETDs: A Comparative Study; In Proceedings of 13th International Symposium on Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETD 2010); June 16 -18, 2010, Austin, TX, USA.
4. Bhojaraju Gunjal & Shalini R Urs (2010): Knowledge Organisation Systems, Part 1 – Comparative Study of Forty Digital Libraries In Proceedings of International Conference on Digital Libraries (ICDL 2010), 23-26 February, 2010, Pp. 606-627.