Dipen Deka

Dipen Deka

Assistant Professor

MLISc (Gauhati) PhD (Gauhati)

Library Classification, Library Automation, Preservation of Library Resources, Digital Resource Management

Department of Library and Information Science
Gauhati University, Guwahati, 781014
Email:- dipendeka@gauhati.ac.in

Dr. Dipen Deka is working as Assistant Professor in the Department of Library and Information Science Gauhati University since 13th July 2013. He did MLISc in 2004 with 1st class 1st position from the Department of Library and Information Science, Gauhati University. He is first student to qualify UGC JRF from the Department of Library and Information Science, Gauhati University in June 2005. He was awarded Ph.D. in Library and Information Science by Gauhati University in the year 2012 for his thesis “Digital Resources Management with reference to Indian University Libraries” under the supervision of Professor Narendra Lahkar

He worked at the Central Reference Library, Kolkata in the programme “Apprenticeship on Lib. & Inf. Science” for one month. For a brief period he worked as the Librarian in Army School Basistha, Guwahati in 2005. In 2006 he joined as a guest faculty in the Department of Library and Information Science, Gauhati University. Again, in 2006 he joined as a UGC JRF in the Department of Library and Information Science, Gauhati University and continued as UGC SRF before joining Bishnu Ram Medhi Government Law College, Guwahati as a Librarian in 2010. He served there more than three years till July 2013.

He has to his credit more than 20 papers in different journals, book chapters, conference proceedings. His areas of interest are Knowledge organization, library automation, preservation of library resources, digital resources management, and library statistics.

At present 4 students are pursuing Ph.D. research under his supervision and 1 student is awarded M.Phil. degree from Gauahti University. He is a life member of Indian Association of Special Libraries and Information Centres and Assam Library Association.