Baiju Joy [College Librarian (UGC)]

Baiju Joy is the Librarian of St Stephens College, Pathanapuram. For more than 15 years,  he worked in information profession  at various capabilities. His past assignments includes Senior Research Fellow at Kerala Agricultural University, Thrissur, worked for  Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Dharmajyoti Vidya Peeth, Delhi, TMAM Research and Orientation Centre, Kottayam. He hold Masters in Library and Information Science from SB College, Chenganserry and MA Sociology from Mahatma Gandhi University, Graduated in Library and Information  Science from Mahatma Gandhi University  and Economics  from St Cyrils College, Adoor.In his professional career he has written articles/research paper, presentations in conferences and inventing Best practices in profession.

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Academic Position
Sl.No Designation Duration
1. Librarian.(TMAM Research and Orientation Centre, Kottayam.)  
2. Librarian.(Dharmajyoti Vidya Peeth, Delhi.)  
3. Librarian.(School of Computer Science, Mahatma Gandhi University Campus, Kottayam.)  
4. Senior Research Fellow.(Kerala Agricultural University, Thrissur(NAIP-NARS eGranth Digital Library, Government of India.)  
5. College Librarian (UGC)-Stage-1  
        Sl.No                   Qualification                         Board/University
1. B.A. Economics University of Kerala
2. Bachelor of Library and Information Science. Mahatma Gandhi University
3. M.A. Sociology Mahatma Gandhi University
4. Master of Library and Information Science. SB College Changanaserry, Mahatma Gandhi University


Academic Responsibilities

Member-Board of Studies, Department of Library and Information Science, S B College,                            Chenganaserry.
Secretary– College Council.(2017-18,2018-19,2019-20)
Secretary– Library Advisory Committee.
Convener -Readers Forum.
Member – Planning Board.
Member – RUSA.
Member – UGC Laison Committee.
Member – Website Committee
Member – Literary Club


Member –  Kerala College Librarians Association.(KCLA)
Member –  Kerala Library Association.(KLA)
Member –  Academic Library Association.(ALA)

  • Baiju Joy, KOHA and LIBSYS: a comparative study ,Journal of Advances in Library and Information Science Vol.3 No.4,2014 p.350-354.
  • Baiju Joy and Supriya Susan Kurien , Awareness and Use of blogs among LIS professionals , National Conference on Knowledge Organization in Academic Libraries, LPA, New Delhi, 2016.
  • Baiju Joy, Library as social space in the changing knowledge society,  International conference on Gearing up foor the Future:Library initiatives for Digital India, Indian Library Association, Delhi,2017.
  • Baiju Joy, Identity Formation of Librarian,Teaching Role of Librarians, edited by Francis, AT, Veerankutty Chelatayakkot, K P Satyan, Astral Internationale, New Delhi,2018.

Other Publications: 18 Essays and Article , 8 Poems, 3 Short stories

Resource Person
  • Public Lecture on Libraries and Internet, EV Smaraka Grandhasala, Adoor.
Conferences/Seminars/Workshops/Courses (Paper Presented/Attended/Chaired)
  1. Participated in National Conference on the Teaching Role of Librarians at Kerala Agricultural University, Thrissur.
  2. Participated in National Conference organized by Kerala College Librarians Association , Marian College, Kuttikanam.
  3. Participated in National Conference organized by Library Professionals Association at PKDIMS, Palakadu.
  4. Participated in International conference organized by Indian Library Association at Karnataka State Women’s University, Vijayapura.
  5. Participated in Library Technology Connclave, CUSAT, Kochi.
  6. Participated in 18th International Symposium on Electronic Thesis and Dissertation at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
  7. Participated in International conference organized by Indian Library Association at Karnataka State Women’s University, Vijayapura.
  8. Participated in International Workshop and short term course on Open Source Software at Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, and Digital Library of India.
  9. Participated in Advance course on Research output and Bibliometrics by INFLIBNET and CUSAT, Kochi.
  10. Participated in Three days Workshop on Moodle,University of Kerala.
  11. Participated in National Workshop on Koha integrated Library Software by KLA Trivandrum and CPCRI, Kasargode.
  12. Participated in National workshop on D Space by Marian College Kuttikanam and Maidin College, Malapuram.
  13. Participated in National Conference on Information by KCLA at St Thomas College, Thrissur.
  14. Participated in National Conference on Data Migration at KAU, Thrissur.
Research Interest

 My research interest areas are Disability studies, Digital Library, Open Source Movement, Social Theory, Metadata, Semantic Web technology, Cultural Studies

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