About the Department

The Department of Library and Information Science was established in the Year 2019 with starting of academic session in 2020. The Department currently provides 2-year integrated Master of Library and Information Science (M.Lib.I.Sc) degree with total intake capacity of 20. The Department is under the Faculty of Physical, Chemical and Mathematical Sciences and currently located in the first floor of MCB building. The Department is dedicated towards creating the next-gen Information Professionals through its diverse modern curricula, teaching, hands on training to modern library technologies with various other outreach programs.

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Head of the Department

  • Dr. Tilak Hazarika
  • tilakdlis@cottonuniversity.ac.in
  • Department of Library and Informaiton Science,

    MCB Building, First Floor, Cotton University, Guwahati-01, Assam

    Near Room no 123


Recent Publications

  • Deepjyoti Kalita, M Sai Baba, Dipen Deka, An Empirical Study on the Asymmetric Behavior of Scientometric Indicator for Journal: A Comparative Evaluation of SJR and H-Index., SRELS Journal of Information Management , 128-140, [55]

  • Deepjyoti Kalita, The scientometrics of Natur, Journal of Scientometrics Research , 123-134., [5]

  • Nishant Kashyap Ghatowar; Deepjyoti Kalita, An Empirical Evaluation of Research on “Library Management” at the Doctoral Level in India: A Study of the Last 50 Years from 1971 to 2020, Open Information Science , vol.7, [2023], https://doi.org/10.1515/opis-2022-0138

  • Deepjyoti Kalita, Silver linings in Indian Research Funding Scenario: A Study of Scientometrics Dimensions of Research funded by Department of Atomic Energy during 2003-2017 , Journal of Indian Library Association , vol.58, 125-142, [2022]

  • Deepjyoti Kalita, Dipen Deka, Ontology for preserving the knowledge base of traditional dances (OTD), The Electronic Library , [2020]

  • Deepjyoti Kalita and Dipen Deka, Searching the great metadata timeline: A review of library metadata standards from linear cataloguing rules to ontology inspired metadata standards, Library Hi Tech , [2020]

  • Deepjyoti Kalita, Dipen Deka, Tilak Hazarika, A 2D Evaluation of Altmetrics Influence in Citation Growth: Case Study of Indian Research Articles in PLoS Journals, Journal of Scientometrics Research , vol. 8 , 21-26, [2019]

  • Deepjyoti Kalita, Citation Analysis of Science, COLLNET Journal of Scientometrics and Information Management , 237-254, [10]

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Scholarly Resources

  • Publications 8
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  • Book/Book Chapter