Creator of Knowledge
Information Resources Management Association
Advancing the Concepts & Practices of Information Resources Management in Modern Organizations

Susmita Chakraborty

Susmita Chakraborty is an Assistant Professor in the University of Calcutta teaching ‘Digital Content Management’ and ‘Technical Writing’ to MLIS students. She is a Gold Medalist (M. Lib. Sc.) of Calcutta University and a First Class Second (MLIS in digital Library Management) of Jadavpur University. Before that, she was serving responsible positions in Bengal Engineering & Science University, in Maharaja Manindra Chandra College and in Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management. She has done Masters in English Literature Calcutta University and Associateship in Information Science from Indian National Scientific Documentation Centre, a premier CSIR Institute under Government of India. She did her PhD in Medical Informatics. She is actively involved in LIS global leadership. She is a Standing Committee Member of the Section on Education & Training of International Federation of Library Associations & Institutions (IFLA-SET), Netherlands. She is also current ‘Secretary’ and past ‘Director’ of the Asian Chapter of Special Libraries Association. She was a Member of Section on Knowledge Management Standing Committee (2009-2013) of IFLA & a member of IFLA-KM Program Committee in 2013. Susmita is the Editor of IFLA SET Bulletin and a Member of the Editorial Committee of the Newsletter of the Asian Chapter of Special Libraries Association. She is also the International Advisory Editor of the Eastern Librarian journal, the oldest and peer-reviewed LIS journal from Bangladesh, published since 1965. Susmita has presented invited papers in many national and some international events. She has contributed papers in national and International journals as well as in national and international conferences. She has edited 2 books, 3 annual literary collections and contributed a few book chapters. Apart from other honours and grants, her latest professional achievement is receiving the prestigious Bonnie Hilditch International Librarian Award in San Diego, CA, USA in June 2013.
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