Gulbarga University
Year of establishment:1980-81
Gulbarga - 585 106, Karnataka State - India
Department of P.G. Studies and Research in Library and Information Science
DR B.S. MAHESWARAPPA
Professor
Dept. of PG Studies and Research Library and Information Science
Jnana Ganga, Gulbarga University
Gulbarga - 585 106 Karnataka, India
E-mail: maheshwarappa_bs@rediffmail.com
Tel No.: +91 8472-263276 (O)
+91 8472-263205/06 (Fax)
Residence
A-1 University Quarters
Gulbarga University Jnana Ganga Campus
Gulbarga - 585 106 Karnataka, India
Tel No.: +91 8472 245058 (R)
+91 9449292968 (Cell)
Date of Birth:
Academic Qualifications: M.Sc., B.Lib. Sc., M.Lib.Sc., Ph.D.

M.Sc. (Botany)

University of Mysore, Manasagangotri, Mysore 1978
B.Lib.Sc. University of Mysore, Manasagangotri, Mysore

1979

M.Lib.Sc. University of Mysore, Manasagangotri, Mysore 1980
Ph.D.

Gulbarga University, Jnana Ganga, Gulbarga

Topic: A Bibliometric Analysis of Phytopathology Literature

1992
Areas of Specialization

Informetrics; Research Methods Library Automation; IT Applications: Web technology; CD-ROM Technology; Soft Skills; Data Processing; Collection Management; Special Libraries:

Teaching Experience
1. Worked as Librarian, at the RAMAKRISHNA INSTITUTE OF MORAL AND SPIRITUAL EDUCATION, MYSORE from 12.5.1980 to 10.1.1981
2. Worked as Investigator under the Project Viz., PUBLIC LIBRARIES AND THEIR SERVICES IN KARNATAKA Sponsored by R R L F, Calcutta from January 1982 to March 1983
3. Worked as LECTURER in Library and Information Science, at the POST GRADUATE STUDIES AND RESEARCH IN LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE, MANASAGANGOTHRI, MYSORE- 57O OO6 from 11.1. 1981 to 1O.5.1988
4. Worked as READER IN INFORMATION SCIENCE, at the Department of Library and Information Science, KARNATAK UNIVERSITY, DHARWAD - 58O OO3 from 11.5.1988 to 7.6.1995
5. Joined as Professor of Library and Information Science, Department of Library and Information Science, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga on 8.6.1995
Administrative Experience
1. Worked as Chairman of the Department, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga 1995-96 to 1996-97: 1999-2000 to 2000-2001, 2002-2003 to 2003-2004: 2006-2008
2. Served as Chairman of BOS in Lib & Inf. Sc, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga 1995-96 to 1996-97: 1999-2000 to 2000-2001, 2002-2003 to 2003-2004:2006-2008
3. Academic Council Member, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga 2007
4. Coordinator, Member of
Research Guidance

● Doctor of Philosophy

Sl.No.

Name of the student

Title of the Thesis

   Year

1. Tapaswi M.P. Trends in Publications of Oceanographic Research in India (1963-1992): A Bibliometric Study by Development of CDS/ISIS Application Software. Karnatak University, Dharwad 2000
2. Tadasad P.G. Collection Development, Organization and Management Among Academic Libraries in Karnataka State. Karnatak University, Dharwad 2000
3. Mahesh P.S. Information Gathering and Use Habits of Users, Resources and Services of Health Science Libraries in Karnataka State. Karnatak University, Dharwad, 2003
4. Takalekar Anil Information Needs, Awareness, Perception and Source Use Behavior of Rural Population: A Study with Special Reference to Social Development Information. Gulbarga University, Gulbarga, 2005

Master of Philosophy

Sl.No.

Name of the student

Title of the Thesis

   Year

1. Hiremath V.R. Use of Current Contents Among Biological, Physical and Social Scientists in a University Environment in India: A Case Study of Gulbarga University, Gulbarga. Gulbarga University, Gulbarga May 1998
2. Sindhe Ganapathi Use of Information Sources and Searching Habits of Social Scientists in a University Environment in India: A Case Study of Gulbarga University, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga May 1998
3. Vijayalaxmi N. Information Generation, Communication and Utilization Among Agricultural Scientists: A Case Study of University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga July 1999
4. Emmanuel Ebenazar C. Use of Internet Resources and Services in Gulbarga City: A Survey. Gulbarga University, Gulbarga  August 2000
5. Gaddimani Prabhu Use of Information Sources, Libraries and Internet by Undergraduate Dental Students: A Case Study of Sri Nijalingappa Dental College, Gulbarga, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga Sept. 2001
6. Aravindkumar Bhadrashetty Use of Internet for Scholarly Communication among the Faculty Members of Gulbarga University, Gulbarga, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga October 2002
Books Published :
1. Karisiddappa C R., Sangam S L and Maheswarappa B S. Current Studies in Library and Information Science. New Delhi, Manak, 1992, PP 1-354
2. Maheswarappa B S and Sangam S L. Research Methodology. (Paper-II) MLISc Distance Education Course Material) Directorate of Distance Education, Kuvempu University, Jnana Sahyadri, Shankaraghatta, Shimoga, 2005, iii, pp1-193
Research Publications
1. Maheswarappa B S. Reference Materials in the Field of Education. RIMSE JOURNAL, 1981, pp29-31
2. Maheswarappa B S and Nagappa B. Ramakrishna Institute of Moral and Spiritual Educational Library, Mysore. INTERNATIONAL LIBRARY MOVEMENT, 3(4): 1981, pp103-106
3. Nagappa B and Maheswarappa B S. Most Frequently Cited Journals by Indian Psychopathologists. JOURNAL OF LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE (INDIA), 6(1): 1981, pp1-17
4. Maheswarappa B S and Nagappa B. Dynamics of Scientific Communication: An Analysis of Contributions in Phytomorphology. JOURNAL OF LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE (INDIA), 6(2): 1981, pp16-27
5. Nagappa B and Maheswarappa B S. Journals Most Frequently Cited by Indian Physiologists. LIBRARY HERALD, 20(2-4): July 1981 - March 1982, pp130-138
6. Maheswarappa B S and Prakash B P. Literature Use Pattern by the Researchers in the Field of Botany: A Citation Study of Doctoral Theses. JOURNAL OF LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE (INDIA), 7(1): June, 1982, pp15-32
7. Maheswarappa B S and Surya Rao K. Journal Literature of Food Science and Technology: A Bibliometric Study. ANNALS OF LIBRARY SCIENCE AND DOCUMENTATION, 29(3): Sep., 1982, pp 126-134
8. Nagappa B and Maheswarappa B S. Restructuring of Library Science Education in India: A Proposal. ALIS BULLETIN, 6(14): 1982, pp15-20
9. Maheswarappa B S. Bibliographical Phenomenon of Phytomorphology Literature: A Citation Analysis. ANNALS OF LIBRARY SCIENCE AND DOCUMENTATION, 30(1): March, 1983, pp22-30
10. Nagappa B., Maheswarappa B S and Khan H A. Development of Public Libraries in Karnataka. IN: Public Libraries and Their Services in Karnataka by H A Khan., B Nagappa., R Shalini and B S Maheswarappa. Department of Library and Information Science, Manasagangothri, Mysore, 1983, pp 1-56
11. Nagappa B., Maheswarappa B S and Khan H A. Opinions of Users on Public Library Resources and their Services. IN: Public Libraries and Their Services in Karnataka by H A Khan., B Nagappa., R Shalini and B S Maheswarappa. Department of Library and Information Science, Manasagangothri, Mysore, 1983, pp1-29
12. Nagappa B and Maheswarappa B S. Our Department: Past and Present: Souvenir XXIX ILA Conference, Mysore, December 5-9, 1983, pp19-23
13. Maheswarappa B S and Nagappa B. Indian Phytopathology Literature: A Bibliometric Study based on Review of Plant Pathology. JOURNAL OF LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE (INDIA), 9(1): June, 1984
14. Maheswarappa B S., Nagappa B S and Mathias S A. Collaborative Research in Science and Technology in India: A Bibliometric Study. JOURNAL OF LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE (INDIA), 9(2): Dec., 1984, pp154-159
15. Nagappa B and Maheswarappa B S. Rajaram Mohunroy Granthalaya Prathisthana. MANAVIKA KARNATAKA, 14(2): 1984, pp45-51
16. Nagappa B and Maheswarappa B S. Karnatakada Sarvajanika Granthalayagalu: Kelavu Anki Hamsagalu Vislasane. GRANTHALOKA, 8(5): 1984, pp6-7
17. Khan H A., Nagappa B and Maheswarappa B S. Namma Sarvajanika Granthalayagalli Pusthaka Sangrhane: Ondu Adhyana. GRANTHALOKA, 8(11): 1984, pp1-4
18. Maheswarappa B S and Nagappa B. (Compilers). Term Papers / Project Papers submitted in partial fulfillment of M Lib Sc degree at the University of Mysore (1972-1984). CLIS OBSERVER, 2(1-2): April, 1985, pp29-36
19. Nagappa B and Maheswarappa B S. Pustakagala Utpadane, Ayke Mattu Prasara. GRANTHALOKA, 9(1): 1985, pp1-4
20. Nagappa B and Maheswarappa B S. Grantha Chikitse. GRANTHALOKA, 9(2): 1985, pp3-5
21. Nagappa B and Maheswarappa B S. Pusthaka Prapancha: Gunnies Dakalegalu, 1985. GRANTHALOKA, 9(4): 1985, pp7-9
22. Nagappa B and Maheswarappa B S. Pustkodyama Moghalshaigalu. GRANTHALOKA, 9(6): 1985, pp10-11
23. Maheswarappa B S., Nagappa B and Onkarmurthy B M. Information Use Pattern Among Indian Geoscientists: A Citation Study. LIBRARY HERALD, 25(3 & 4): 1986, pp68-79
24. Maheswarappa B S and Trivedi S K. Information Needs of Indian Food Scientists. ANNALS OF LIBRARY SCIENCE AND DOCUMENTATION, 33(1-2): 1986, pp68-79
25. Nagappa B and Maheswarappa B S. Bharathiya Shikshanika Granthalayagalu Mattu Viswvidyalaya Anudana Ayoga. GRANTHALOKA, 10(2): 1986, pp5-8
26. Nagappa B and Maheswarappa B S. Bhurastriya Pustkodyama. GRANTHALOKA, 10(9): 1986, pp1-5
27. Nagappa B and Maheswarappa B S. Lenin Mattu Pusthaka. GRANTHALOKA, 10(5): 1986, pp1-4
28. Maheswarappa B S and Nagappa B. Research Collaboration in the field of Phytopathology: A Bibliometric Study. ANNALS OF LIBRARY SCIENCE AND DOCUMENTATION, 34(4): 1987, pp173-176
29. Maheswarappa B S and Mathias S A. Research Collaboration in Different Disciplines of Applied Sciences in India: A Bibliometric Study. IASLIC BULLETIN, 32(3): 1987, pp173- 176
30. Maheswarappa B S and Mathias S A. Authorial Collaboration in Various Disciplines of Physical Sciences in India: A Bibliometric Study. JOURNAL OF LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE (INDIA), 12(2): Dec., 1987, pp136-155
31. Maheswarappa B S and Nagaraju A. Botanical Literature in India (1973-1983). INTERNATIONAL LIBRARY REVIEW (UK), 20(4): 1988, pp505-515
32. Nagappa B and Maheswarappa B S. Naithika Hagu Adhyathimika Grantha Bhandara, Mysore. KARNATAK GRANTHALAYA, 19(2): 1988, pp17-22
33. Maheswarappa B S and Usha G N. Seed Pathology Literature. INTERNATIONAL LIBRARY REVIEW (UK), 21(1): 1989, pp99-114
34. Maheswarappa B S and Vinutha A. Collaborative Research in Genetics. INTERNATIONAL LIBRARY REVIEW (UK), 21(2): 1989, pp173-176
35. Maheswarappa B S and Mathias S A. Multiple Authorship and Collaborative Research in Biological Sciences in India: A Bibliometric Study. LIBRARY HERALD, 27(3-4): Oct., 1988 - Jan, 1989, pp86-94
36. Karisiddappa C R., Sangam S L and Maheswarappa B S. Information Use Pattern of Indian Historians. IASLIC BULLETIN, 34 (2): 1989, pp47-53
37. Maheswarappa B S and Surya Rao K. Information Use pattern of American, British and Indian Food Scientists as indicated by Citations in Journals: A Comparative Study. LIBRARY HERALD, 28(1-2): April -Spt, 1989, pp32-42
38. Maheswarappa B S and Nagappa B. Information Use Pattern of Indian Social Scientists. IN: Current Problems and Trends in Library and Information Services (Prof K S Deshpande Festschrift Volume) edited by H A Khan and S R Ijari, Varanasi, Indian Bibliographical Center, 1990, pp357-368
39. Maheswarappa B S., Karisiddappa C R and Mathias S A. Collaborative Research in Science and Technology: A Comparative Study of Different Disciplines. INTERNATIONAL INFORMATION, COMMUNICATION AND EDUCATION, 9(1): 1990, pp35-44
40. Maheswarappa B S., Shashikala K and Nagaraju S. The Foreign Language Barriers among Food Scientists in India. IASLIC BULLETIN, 35(1): 1990, pp35-41
41. Maheswarappa B S and Janaki M S. Use of Library Catalogue by the Scientists at CFTRI Library, Mysore. CLIS OBSERVER, VIII (3-4): July-Dec., 1990, pp84-86
42. Maheswarappa B S and Shashikala K. The Foreign Language Barrier among Sericultural Scientists in India. ILA BULLETIN, XXXI (1): April-June 1990, pp31-37
43. Karisiddappa C R., Maheswarappa B S and Shirol M V. Authorship Pattern and Collaborative Research in Psychology. IASLIC BULLETIN, 35(2): 1990, pp73-78
44. Maheswarappa B S and Savadatti S G. Authorship Pattern and Collaborative Research in Plant Breeding (1934-89). IASLIC BULLETIN, 35(3): Spt, 1990, pp119-124
45. Karisiddappa C R., Maheswarappa B S and Nelogal S B. The Foreign Language Barrier Among Indian Scientists in a University Environment. INTERNATIONAL INFORMATION, COMMUNICATION AND EDUCATION, 10(2): 1991, pp165-177
46. Maheswarappa B S and Salmani G K. The Demand for Library and Information Workers in India: Analysis of Advertised Vacancies in 1988. ILA BULLETIN, XXVII (1): 1991, pp8-11
47. Maheswarappa B S and Karkun S G. The Awareness and Usefulness of Information Services of INSDOC and NCSI, IISc, Bangalore among the Biological and Physical Scientists in a University Environment. IN: Dynamics of Librarianship edited and published by Department of Library and Information Science, Annamalai University, Annmalainagar, 1992, pp213- 220
48. Maheswarappa B S and Ningoji M M. The Growth of Literature in the Field of Science and Technology in India. INTERNATIONAL INFORMATION, COMMUNICATION AND EDUCATION, 11(2): September, 1992, pp186-197
49. Maheswarappa B S., Karisiddappa C R and Sangam S L. The Foreign Language Barrier Among Indian Statistical Scientists. IN: Academic Libraries: Role in the Development edited by Dorothy Isaac., A A N Raju and L S Ramaiah, Madras, T R Publications, 1993, pp223-235
50. Maheswarappa B S. Characteristics of Indian Sericultural Literature. IN: Current Studies in Library and Information Science edited by C R Karisiddappa., S L Sangam and B S Maheswarappa. New Delhi, Manak, 1993, pp184-220
51. Maheswarappa B S and Savadatti S G. Multiple Authorship Trends and Collaborative Research in Entomology Literature (1970-1990). IN: Current Studies in Library and Information Science edited by C R Karisiddappa., S L Sangam and B S Maheswarappa. New Delhi, Manak, 1993, pp184-220
52. Maheswarappa B S and Ningoji M M. A Study of the Growth of Biological Literature in India (1965-1989). ILA BULLETIN, XXIX(1-2): April-Spt, 1993, pp47-55
53. Maheswarappa B S and Ningoji M M. The Growth of Literature in the Field of Applied Sciences in India (1965-1989). INTERNATIONAL INFORMATION, COMMUNICATION AND EDUCATION, 12(2): 1993, pp181-2000
54. Maheswarappa B S and Karisiddappa C R. Problems of Collection Development Among Special Libraries in India. IN: Proceedings of the XIX All India Conference of IASLIC, Calcutta, IASLIC, 1993, pp77-80
55. Maheswarappa B S. Problems of Collection Development Among College Libraries. Paper Presented at the One Day Conference for College Librarians held on 17th March 1993. Department of Lib & Inf. Sc, Karnatak University, Dharwad, 1993
56. Maheswarappa B S and Salmani G K. The Demand for Library and Information Workers in India. A Content Analysis. IASLIC BULLETIN, 38(2): June 1993, pp73-84
57. Joshi Anupama N and Maheswarappa B S. Multiple Authorship Trends in Different Subjects of Science and Technology: A Review of Literature. ILA BULLETIN, XXX (1-2): April-July, 1994, pp31-37
58. Joshi Anupama N and Maheswarappa B S. Collaborative Research in Different Disciplines of Science and Technology: A Review of Literature. INTERNATIONAL INFORMATION, COMMUNICATION AND EDUCATION, 13(2): September, 1994, pp171-181
59. Maheswarappa B S. Collection Development in College Libraries of Karnataka State: Looking Back and looking ahead for the 21st Century what we should do? Paper Presented at the State Level Seminar on Preparing College Libraries for the 21st Century organized by the Kuvempu University College Librarians Association (Reg), Shimoga, 20-22 Dec 1995
60. Maheswarappa B S and Hiremath C M. Information Use Pattern of Indian Social Scientists. IN: New Vistas in Library and Information Science edited by A A N Raju., L S Ramaiah, N Laxman Rao and T V Prafulla Chandra. New Delhi, Vikas, 1995, pp292-308
61. Maheswarappa B S. Use of Abstracting and Indexing Sources Among the Indian Social Scientists: Need for Research at the National Level. IASLIC Bulletin, 41(4): Dec, 1996, pp151-154
62. Maheswarappa B S., Joshi Anupama N and Tadasad P G. Human Factors in the Context of Library Automation. IN: Human Relations in Librarianship edited by P S G Kumar and C P Vashishta. Seminar Papers of XLI All India Library Conference of ILA held at Vijayawada, 7-10th Jan 1996. New Delhi, Vikas, 1996, pp351-359
63. Maheswarappa B S. The Degree of Seepage of Literature in a Discipline: A New Bibliometric Indicator. Paper Presented at the National Seminar on Progress in Bibliometric Indicators held at Annamalai University, Annamalainagar from 28th-29th Feb, 1996
64. Maheswarappa B S and Ningoji M M. Growth of Literature in the Field of Applied Sciences in India (1965-1989). INTERNATIONAL INFORMATION COMMUNICATION AND EDUCATION, 15(1): 1996, pp51-58
65. Maheswarappa B S and Desai S N. Information Gathering Habits of Indian Agricultural Scientists. IN: International and Comparative Librarianship and Information Systems, Ranganathan Memorial Volumes (Vols 1 & 2) edited by P N Kaula and others. New Delhi, B R Publishing, 1996 413 + 529p
66. Tadasad P G and Maheswarappa B S. School Libraries in Karnatak State: What They Should Ought to Do? IN: Role of Libraries in National Development edited by R P Kumar. Divya Srivatsava and S P Gupta. Papers of XLII All India Library Conference of ILA held at Calicut University, Calicut from 21-24th Dec, 1996, New Delhi, ILA, 1996, pp 226-231
67. Maheswarappa B S and H G Hosmani. The Awareness and Usefulness of Information Services of NASSDOC Among Indian Social Scientists in an University Environment. IASLIC Bulletin, 41(4): Dec, 1996, pp151-154
68. Joshi Anupama N and Maheswarappa B S. Studies in Scientific Productivity: A Review of Literature INTERNATIONAL INFORMATION, COMMUNICATION AND EDUCATION,15(2): 1996, pp161-176
69. Maheswarappa B S. Bibliometrics: An Overview. IN: Bibliometric Studies edited by G Devarajan. New Delhi; Ess Ess, 1997, pp1-10
70. Maheswarappa B S. Collection Development in College Libraries in Karnataka: Looking Back and Looking Ahead. IN: Library and Information Science: Parameters and Perspectives (Essays in honor of Prof P B Mangala) edited by R G Prasher. New Delhi; Concept, 1997, Vol. 1, pp308-318
71. Maheswarappa B S and Tadasad P G. Collection Development in the Context of Electronic Publications and Networking. DESIDOC Bulletin of Information Technology, 17(1): January, 1997, pp25-31
72. Joshi Anupama N and Maheswarappa B S. Multiple Authorship Trends and Collaborative Research Among Indian Phytopathologists (195O-89): A Bibliometric Study. INDIAN JOURNAL OF LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SOCIETY, 10(1-2): 1997, pp32-40
73. Maheswarappa B S and Tadasad P G. INTERNET V/S Library and Information Centers in India: Fundamentals, Myths and Realities. Paper Presented at XXI All India IASLIC Conference held at Tamilnadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore, 26-29th Dec, 1997
74. Maheswarappa B S. Problems of Collection Development Among Academic Libraries in India. Herald of Library Science, 36(3-4): July-Oct. 1997, pp155-160
75. Tapaswi M P and Maheswarappa B S. Bibliometrisis: A Database Design and Application Programs for Bibliometric Analysis using CDS/ISIS. Paper presented at Workshop on Scientometrics and Informetrics held at DRTC, Indian Statistical Institute, Bangalore, March 1998
76. Tadasad P G and Maheswarappa B S. Education for Librarianship in India: How to make it more sustainable? Library Herald, 36(3): October-December 1998, pp172-177
77. Tapaswi M P and Maheswarappa B S. Ranking of Journals in Oceanography: An Analysis Based on the Indian Contributions and Their Citations. Scientometrics, 44(1): 1999, pp93-127
78. Maheswarappa B S, Tadasad P G and Vijayalaxmi N. ECIRM: A model for developing Information Resources among Public Libraries in Karnataka. IN: Libraries and Information Services in the Electronic Information Era edited by J L Saradana and others. New Delhi: ILA, 1999, pp424-430
79. Maheswarappa B S and Tadasad P G. Library and Information Services of College Libraries in Karnataka: Issues in Electronic Information and Networking Environment. IN: Libraries and Information Services in the Electronic Information Era edited by J L Saradana and others. New Delhi: ILA, 1999, pp275-282
80. Maheswarappa B S, Vijayalaxmi N and Tadasad P G. Electronic Media Vis--Vis Academic Libraries in India: Opportunities and Challenges. IN: Libraries and Information Services in the Electronic Information Era edited by J L Saradana and others. New Delhi: ILA, 1999, pp174-179
81. Maheswarappa B S and Tadasad P G. Development of Infrastructural Facilities to Support LIS Education and Research: A Case Study of Gulbarga University, Gulbarga. Paper Present at XVI IATLIS National Seminar on “Infrastructure Facilities in Library and Information Science Education and Research” held at Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati during 28-30th April 1999
82. Maheswarappa B S, Vijayalaxmi N and Tadasad P G. Information Access through Internet: Challenges for libraries in India. IN: Library Vision 2010: Indian Libraries and Librarianship in Retrospect and Prospect. ILA Seminar Papers. 45th All India Library Conference, Hissar:23-26th December 1999 edited by J L Sardana and others. New Delhi, ILA, 1999, pp 232-237
83. Maheswarappa B S, Tadasad P G and Vijayalaxmi N. Information Resources Management in Indian Libraries: A New Model. IN: Information Management in the Context of Fast Emerging Information Society. Papers XXII All India Conference of IASLIC. Dr B R Ambedkar University, Agra: 28-31st December 1999. Calcutta, IASLIC, 1999, pp247-253
84. Tadasad P G, Maheswarappa B S and Vijayalaxmi N. Internet and University Libraries in India: Some Issues. IN: Library Vision 2010: Indian Libraries and Librarianship in Retrospect and Prospect. ILA Seminar Papers. 45th All India Library Conference, Hissar:23-26th December 1999 edited by J L Sardana and others. New Delhi, ILA, 1999, pp 238-244
85. Tapaswi M P and Maheswarappa B S. Some Trends in Indian Oceanographic Research Publications (1963-1992). Library Science with a Slant to Documentation, 36(3): Sep. 1999, pp173-192
86. Maheswarappa B S, Vijayalaxmi N and Tadasad P G. Management of Electronic Publications in Indian Libraries: Problems and Opportunities. Paper Presented at Special Information Group on Computer Applications. XXII All India Conference of IASLIC, 28-31 December 1999 held at Dr B R Ambedkar University, Agra.
87. Tadasad P G, Maheswarappa B S, and Vijayalaxmi N. Reengineering of Library Profession: A Necessity in the Context of Information Society. Paper Presented at XXII All India Conference of IASLIC, 28-31 December 1999 held at Dr B R Ambedkar University, Agra
88. Tadasad P G, Maheswarappa B S, and Vijayalaxmi N. Libraries as the only efficient centers for life long education to Library and Information Science Professionals. Paper Presented at Special Information Group on Library and Information Science Education. XXII All India Conference of IASLIC, 28-31 December 1999 held at Dr B R Ambedkar University, Agra
89. Maheswarappa B S and Tadasad P G. Availability and Use of Computers among College Libraries in Karnataka. Library Science with a Slant to Documentation and Information Studies, 36(4): December 1999, pp241-248
90. Tadasad P G and Maheswarappa B S. Book Fund Allocation Among Academic Libraries: Views and Approaches. Herald of Library Science, 38(3-4): July - Oct, 1999, pp 176-186
91. Maheswarappa B S, Vijayalaxmi N and Tadasad P G. Exploiting Network Information Resources for Providing Information Services in Indian Libraries: Issues and Strategies. IN: Information Services in a Networked Environment in India edited by R Vengan, H R Mohan and K S Raghavan. Ahmedabad: INFLIBNET, Feb, 2000, pp 1.202-1.207
92. Tadasad P G, Maheswarappa B S and Vijayalaxmi N. Collection Development Vis--Vis Information Services in Networked Environment in India. IN: Information Services in a Networked Environment in India edited by R Vengan, H R Mohan and K S Raghavan. Ahmedabad: INFLIBNET, Feb, 2000, pp 1.19-1.22
93. Maheswarappa B S and Subhas H. Use of Guide to Indian Periodical Literature Among Indian Social Scientists in India: A Case Study of Gulbarga University, Gulbarga. Annals of Library Science and Documentation, 47(1): 2000, pp 5-16
94. Maheswarappa B S, Vijayalaxmi N and Tadasad P G. Information Resources Management Among Indian Libraries: Issues in Exploiting Networked Information Resources. Paper Presented at National Seminar on Networking of Libraries in India held at Department of Library and Information Science, Karnatak University, Dharwad during 20th-21st January, 2000
95. Maheswarappa B S. Information Resources Management in College Libraries in 21st Century: Challenges and Visions. Paper Presented at 4th State Level College Librarians’ Conference held at Hubli during 29-30th April, 2000
96. Tadasad P G and Maheswarappa B S. Library and Information Science Education in Indian Languages: Some Issues. ILA Bulletin, XXXVI (1): April-June 2000, pp15-18
97. Maheswarappa B S. The Seepage of Literature in Phytopathology (1925-85). IN: Library and Information At Cross Roads. Papers IASLIC XIX National Seminar, November 2000 held at Bhopal. Calcutta, IASLIC, 2000, pp 27-30
98. Maheswarappa B S. Citation Patterns in Indian Phytopathology and Changes as a Function of Time. IASLIC XIX National Seminar: SIG: Informetrics, November 2000, held at Bhopal. Calcutta, IASLIC, 2000 p. 339
99. Tadasad P G and Maheswarappa B S. Leaner and Fitter Libraries. IN: Library and Information At Cross Roads. Papers IASLIC XIX National Seminar, November 2000 held at Bhopal. Calcutta, IASLIC, 2000, pp. 35-40
100. Maheswarappa B S and Tadasad P G. Integrating Quality in Collection Development: A Program of Action for College Libraries in Karnataka State. IN: Quality Assurance in Library and Information Services edited by S M Dhawan and others. New Delhi, ILA, January 2001, pp76-84
101. Tadasad P G and Maheswarappa B S. Developing a User Care Culture as a Strategy for Quality Assurance in Library and Information Services. IN: Quality Assurance in Library and Information Services edited by S M Dhawan and others. New Delhi, ILA, January 2001, pp76-84
202. Maheswarappa B S., Joshi Anupama N and Tadasad P G. A Quantitative Study of Reprint Requests: An Years Experience in Collection Development and Bibliometrics, 1994. IN: Books to Bytes: Library and Information Technology in the New Millennium edited by N V Jaggarao and M Ramachander. Essays in Honor of Prof L S Ramaiah. New Delhi, Ess Ess, 2000, pp197-209
103. Maheswarappa B S and Tadasad P G. Financial Resources in the College Libraries in Karnataka State. SRELS Journal of Information Management. 38(2): June 2001, Paper R. pp149-163
104. Vijayalaxmi N and Maheswarappa B S. The Use of Information by Post-Graduate Lady Students in a University Environment: A Case Study of Gulbarga University, Gulbarga. Annals of Library and Information Studies, 48(3): 2001, pp93-106
105. Tadasad P G and Maheswarappa B S. Book Selection in Academic Libraries: Who Can be the Effective Decision Makers? Faculty or Library Staff. Herald of Library Science, 40(1-2): 2001, pp1-23
106. Maheswarappa B S and Tadasad. P G. Are Our College Library Buildings Adequate Enough? Journal of Library and Information Science (India). 26(1): 2001, pp40-47
107. Tadasad P G and Maheswarappa B S. Cataloguing Practices among College Libraries in Karnataka State. ILA Bulletin, XXXVII (3): Sept, 2001, pp92-100
108. Tadasad P G and Maheswarappa B S. Human Resources of the College Libraries in Karnataka State. Library Herald, 39(3): 2001, pp162-167
109. Tadasad P G and Maheswarappa, B S. Strategy for Motivating Library Personnel in Times of Change: The Saamkhya Yoga Way. IN: Library Practices for Effective Management edited by Kalpana Das Gupta and others, New Delhi, ILA, 2001, pp421-432
110. Maheswarappa B S and Tadasad P G. How Books are arranged in the College Libraries Karnataka State. Library Progress (International), 21(1-2): Jan.-Dec, 2001, pp 439-462
111. Tadasad P G., Maheswarappa B S and Malipatil, Laxmibai L. Extra-Curricular Reading Habit and Use of Library by Undergraduates. CLIS Observer, XIX (1-2): Jan-Jun 2002, pp 36-45
112. Tadasad P G and Maheswarappa B S. Classification Practices among College Libraries in Karnataka State. SRELS Journal of Information Management, 39(2): June 2002, pp 211-218
113. Tadasad P G Maheswarappa B S. Role of University Grants Commission, India Vis--vis Manpower Development in Library and Information Science in India. IN: Manpower Development for Information Management in Competitive Environment. Seminar Papers XIX IATLIS National Seminar, Utkal University, Bhuvaneswar 1-3 December 2002 ed by N Laxman Rao and others. Hyderabad, IATLIS, 2003, pp195-202
114. Maheswarappa B S, Tadasad P G, Emmanuel Ebnazar C and Seema A Alur. Use of Internet Resources and Services: A Review of LIS literature. SRELS Journal of Information Management. 40(2): Sept 2003, pp157-167
115. Tadasad P G, Maheswarappa B S and Seema A Alur. Use of Internet by Undergraduates Students of PDA College of Engineering, Gulbarga. Annals of Library and Information Studies, 50(1): 2003, pp31-42
116. Tadasad P G and Maheswarappa B S. Electronic Information to Farmers: The Government of Karnataka’s Initiatives. IN: Electronic Information Environment and Library Services: A Contemporary Paradigm. Seminar Papers. 45th All India Library Conference, NIMHANS, Bangalore, January 22-25, 2003 edited by Pandey K Sharma and others. Delhi, ILA, 2003, pp486-497
117. Maheswarappa B S and Karkun S G. Information Gathering Habits of Biological and Physical Scientists in a University Environment: A Case Study of Karnatak University, Dharwad. IN: Knowledge Societies and Libraries (Prof AAN Raju Festschrift Volume) edited by N Laxman Rao, S Sudarshan Rao and T V Prafulla Chandra. New Delhi, Ess Ess, 2004. pp 38-73
118. Maheswarappa B S and Tadasad P G. Non-book Materials Among College Libraries in Karnataka. IN: Knowledge Societies and Libraries. (Prof AAN Raju Festschrift Volume) edited by N Laxman Rao, S Sudarshan Rao and T V Prafulla Chandra. New Delhi, Ess Ess, 2004. pp 256-267
119. Maheswarappa B S and Emmanuel Ebnazar C. Use of Internet Resources and Services in Gulbarga City: An Exploratory Study. SRELS Journal of Information Management. 40(4): Dec 2004, pp409-420
120. Maheswarappa B S., Havanur B and Tadasad P G. Use Pattern of Information Sources by Social Scientists in India: A Case Study of Karnatak University, Dharwad. IN: Library and Information Studies in Cyber Age( Essays in honor of Professor J L Sardana) edited by S M Dhawan, New Delhi, Authors Press, 2004, pp565-582
121. Tadasad PG and Maheswarappa BS, Design and Development of Curriculum in Library and Information Science : Factors to be considered IN: Bulding "Curriculum with a differences: A A Version for LIS Education in the 21st Century. XXII IA5 LIS National Conference Proceedings, 23-25 Nov. 2006. Dharwad IA%LIS, 2006, pp 144-157.
122. Maheswarappa BS. Education and Training in LIS Education in Knowledge Society: Key Note Address, XXIV National Conference of IATLIS IN: Equity of LIS Education in IT Based Pedagogical Environment of the Knowledge and BD Kumbar, IATLIS, DLISc, KUD, Dharwad, 2007.
123. Tadasad PG and Maheswarappa BS, LIS Education and Training in India: Fix the problem not blame. IN: Library and Information Science Profession the Knowledge Society edited by MH Kogunurmthe, BD Kumbar and BS Kudemani, New Delhi, Allied, 2007 pp 91-98.
Membership of Professional Organizations
1. Life Member of Indian Library Association (ILA), New Delhi
2. Life Member of Indian Association of Special Libraries and Information Centers (IASLIC), Kolkatta
3. Life Member of Indian Association of Teachers in Library and Information Science (IATLIS), Dharwad
4. Life Member of Karnataka Library Association (KALA), Bangalore
5. Life Member of Society for Information Science (SIS), New Delhi
National Seminars/Conferences/Workshops Attended
1. Workshop for Development of Training College Libraries held at the Regional College of Education, Mysore from 27th October to 1st November, 1980
2. All India Symposium on Restructuring of Education for librarianship held at Tirupati from 10th to 12th August, 1981
3. All India Refresher Course on Trends in Information Retrieval held at the Department of Library and Information Science, Manasagangothri, Mysore from 16th to 26th November, 1982
4. College Librarians Conference held in Mysore during the month of June, 1983
5. XXXIX All India Library Conference held Mysore from 5th to 9th December, 1983
6. National Seminar-cum-workshop on Documentation held at central institute Of Indian Languages, Mysore from 15th to 17th January, 1986
7. VII Annual Convention and Conference of Society for Information Science held at Calcutta from 18th -20th January, 1988
8. College Librarians Convention held at the Department of Library and Information Science, Karnatak University, Dharwad on 3Oth September and 1st October, 1988
9. DRTC Refresher Seminar on Colon Classification 7th Edition from 26th-28th October, 1988 held at DRTC, Bangalore, 1988
10. One day Seminar on Modernization of College Libraries held on 17th March, 1993, DLISc, Karnatak University, Dharwad, 1993
11. XLI All India Library Conference held at Vijyawada from 7th-10th January, 1996
12. National Seminar on Progress in Bibliometrics (UGC Sponsored) organized by the Department of library and Information Science of Annamalai University, Annamalainagar during 28th-29th Feb, 1996
13. XXI All India IASLIC Conference held at Tamilnadiu Agricultural University, Coimbatore, 26-29th Dec, 1997
14. XLIV All India Library Conference of ILA, Hyderabad 26-29th Feb, 1999
15. XVI IATLIS National Seminar at S V University, Tirupathi 28-30th April 1999
16. XLV All India Conference of IASLIC. Dr Ambedkar University, Agra, 28-31st Dec, 1999
17. National Seminar on Networking of Libraries in India held at Department of Library and Information Science, Karnatak University, Dharwad during 20th-21st January, 2000
18. 4th State Level College Librarians’ Conference held at Hubli during 29-30th April, 2000
19. Workshop on Self Instructional Reading Materials organized by Karnataka State Open University, Manasagangothri, Mysore on 12th August, 2000
20. Workshop on Self Instructional Reading Materials organized by Gulbarga University, Gulbarga, 1st Feb, 2005
21 Workshop on IPR, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga on 28th Feb and 1st March 2005