Prof. Moses M. Naga

Library & Information Science department

Designation: Professor

Qualifications:

MLISc. (JRF), Ph. D

Areas of Interest/Specialization:

Information Literacy, Application of Management Concepts  and Principles in Libraries and Information Centres,

Experience:

Teaching in the Department since 1991

Ph. D Awarded/Supervised:

A: Ph. Ds awarded

Sl.
No.
Name of the Research Scholar Registration No &
Date
Topic of Ph. D Name of Supervisor Year of Award
1 Alem  W. Longchar 698 of 31.5.2002 “Agricultural Information Communication and Adoption of Innovative Practices in Nagaland: A Case Study of Dimapur” Prof. Moses  M. Naga 16.1.2007
2 Mazeal Ampareen Lyngdoh 1006 of 28.10.2005. “Influence of Media on Public Opinion during the Period of Social Unrest: A study of Meghalaya” Prof. Moses M. Naga
Dr. P. Hangsing.
19.12.2012.
3 Rupali  Goswami 1051 of 7.11.2001 “Information System for Credit Deployment in Indian Commercial Banks” Prof. Moses  M. Naga
Dr.N.M. Panda.
06.12.2013
4 Manoj Rana 1551 of 20.04.2010 “Personality Traits and Job Satisfaction: A Study of Library Professionals of North- East India” Prof. Moses  M. Naga 28.11.2016
5 Lendina 1543 of 11.09.2009 “ Information Communication on Rural Development Programmes to the Villagers in Mokokchung District of Nagaland : An Impact Assessment” Prof. Moses  M. Naga 30.10.2017
6 Zawng Hkawng (Myanmar) 1840 of 19.09.2011 “Impact of Information Literacy on Reading Habits of Students: A Study of Kachin Theological College in Myanmar and Eastern Theological College of Jorhat in India” Prof. Moses  M. Naga 05.12.2017
7 Chimizie Patrick Uzuegbu (Nigeria) 2335 of 25.08.2014 “Impact of Information Literacy on Cassava Farming: A Case Study of Farmers from Umuala and Umuokoroukwu Villages under Umuahia South Local Government Area in Abia State of Nigeria” Prof. Moses  M. Naga 08.12.2017
8 Batskhem Sten 1664 of 17.09.2010 “Impact of Information Literacy on Rural Development Programmes in Ribhoi District of Meghalaya: A Case Study of Umkei of and Mawtneng Villages under the Umsning Block” Prof. Moses  M. Naga 09.05.2018
9 Ibajanaishisha M. Kharbudon 1839.19.08.2011 “Impact of Information Communication on Implementation of Urban Development Programmes: A Case Study of Pynthorbah Locality of Shillong” Prof. Moses  M. Naga 30.08.2018
10 Jiarlimon Khongtim 1958 of 19.08.2011 “ Impact of Information Literacy on Reading Habits of School Students of Shillong : A Controlled Student” Prof. Moses  M. Naga 27.03.2019

Undergoing Ph. D researches under my supervision

Sl.
No.
Name of the Research Scholar Registration No &
Date
Topic of Ph. D Name of Supervisor
1 K.P. Jastone 2678 of 24.10.2016 “Documentation on Traditional Herbal Medicinal Practices of the Poumai Nagas “ Prof. Moses M. Naga
2 Gervasius Nongkseh 2768 of 26.10.2016 “ Impact of Media Literacy on Media Consumption Habits among the College Studies of Shillong : An Experimental Study” Prof. Moses M. Naga
3 Klaret Kropi 3007 of 06.11.2017 “Documentation on Traditional Herbal Medicinal Practices of the Karbis: A case Study of Langsomepi Developmental Block of Karbi Anglong District of Assam” Prof. Moses M. Naga
4 Chen Chenwei 3033 of 12.09.2018 “Library and Information Science Education and its Relevance to Job Market in Mainland China" Prof. Moses M. Naga
5 Sweety Angelirie Kharumnuid Approved by the School Board on 01/10/2019 Documentation on Traditional Herbal Medicinal Practices of the Khasis: A Study of Mawryngkneng Community and Rural Development Block in the East Khasi Hills District of Meghalaya Prof. Moses M. Naga

Administrative responsibilities undertaken: 

  • Was the Head of the Department during 13-04-2007 to 16-05-2010 and 1st April, 2016 to 31st March, 2019.

Academic affiliations (if any):

  • Was a member to the Committee of Courses and Studies, Department of Library and Information Science, Guwahati University, Assam (2007).
  • Was a member to Board of Studies, Department of Library and Information Science, Mizoram University, Aizawl, Mizoram (2008-2010).
  • Was a member to Board of Studies, Department of Library and Information Science, Manipur University, Canchipur, Manipur.
  • Was a member to the Academic Council of ICFAI University, Nagaland Campus (2016).
  • Is currently part of the UGC Expert Committee for evaluation of proposals from college teachers for undertaking Minor Research Project and conducting of Seminar/Conference/workshop.
  • Is a member of the Departmental Advisory Board (DAB), Library and Documentation Division, National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT), New Delhi.
  • Is a member to the Academic Council of the Central University of Tamil Nadu (2018-2021)

Membership to Professional Bodies

  • Life Member to Manipur Library Association (MLA)
  • Life Member to Indian Association of Teachers in Library and Information Science (IATLIS)

Publications

Co-Editorship of books

  • Co-edited the published proceedings of the 3 days National Seminar on “Personality Development in the Library Profession” organized by the Department of Library and Information Science, NEHU, Shillong during 21-23, October, 2010.
  • Main Editor of a Festschrift Volume on “Changing Dimensions in Librarianship: Essays in Honour of Prof. J.C. Binwal” with Dr. Ch. Ibohal Singh as the Co-editor published by Niveda Publications, Guwahati, Assam, 2014
  • Main Editor of a Festschrift Volume on “Librarianship Re-defined in Knowledge Society: Essays in Honour of Prof. J.C. Binwal” with Dr. Ch. Ibohal Singh & Dr. Nirmal Kumar Swain as the Co-editors published by Open Page India, Bhubaneshwar, Odisha, 2015
  • Co-edited a book on “Role of Library and Library Professionals in the Knowledge Society,” with Dr. P. Hangsing Published by AAYU Publications, New Delhi, 2015
  • Co-edited a book on “Fundamentals of Knowledge Management for the Knowledge Economy,” with K. N. Igwe, C. o. NNadozie, A. O. Unagha and C. P. Uzuegbu Published by Zeh Communications, Lagos, Nigeria, 2015

Publications in journals/conference proceedings

  • Binwal, J C and Naga, Moses M (1991), “Public Library Services in Nagaland”, Herald of Library Science, Lucknow.
  • Binwal, J C and Naga, Moses M (1994), “Role of Information in National Development”, In“Information Technology and National Development”, edited by Y P Dubey, Y. K. Publishers, Agra, 57-64.
  • Naga, Moses M. (2002), “Information Activities and Rural Development,”               Herald of Library Science, Vol. 41 (3-4), Lucknow, 251-257.
  • Naga, Moses M. (2002), “North East India Rural Information System (NEIRIS):              A Model,” Library Herald, Vol.40 (4), New Delhi, 241-254.
  • Naga, Moses M and Longchar, Alem Wati (2007), “Agricultural Information Communication and Adoption of Innovative Practices:                                      A Review”, Library Herald, 45(3), New Delhi, 205-224.
  • Naga, Moses M. et al (2008), “Access to e-Journals through UGC-INFONET Digital Library Consortium: A Study of Usage among the Universities of North East India”, In Premchand et al (ed),  Open Access, Open Source and Open Library, PLANNER, held in Dimapur jointly organised by Nagaland University and INFLIBNET Centre, Ahmedabadduring 6-7, November, 2008.
  • Naga, Moses M. And Singh, A Jeevan  (2009), “Open Access through Community-Based Information Centres: A Challenge to Library Profession”, In N. Lahkar (ed) on “Digitization of Libraries in North East India” held in the Department of Library and Information Science, Guwahati University during 9-10, January, 2009.
  • Naga, Moses M. and Singh, A. Jeevan(2009),“Universal Access through Common Services Centres (CSCs) for Rural Empowerment: A New Dimension for Librarianship”, In Th. Madhuri et al (ed) on “Preservation and Conservation of Information Resources in Knowledge Society: Issues, Challenges and Trends” held in the Department of Library and Information Science, Manipur University during 3-4, March, 2009.
  • Naga, Moses M. and Sten B (2010), “Communication Competency Skills for Library and Information Professionals”, In Bikika Laloo et al (ed) on “Personality Development in the Library Profession” organized by the Department of Library and Information Science, NEHU, Shillong during 21-23, October, 2010.
  • Naga, Moses M. (2011), “Role of Public Libraries in Promoting Information Literacy”, In “Public Libraries in ICT-Driven Knowledge Society”, during 9-11, September, 2011at Manipur University, edited by Ch. Ibohal Singh, Published by Raja Ram Mohon Roy Library Foundation (RRRLF) and Manipur Library Association (MALA), Imphal, 144-148.
  • Naga, Moses M., Hangsing, P and Das, Kallol (2011), “Use of ICT Based Electronic Resources in Selected Central University Libraries of India”, In Brenda Bazeley (ed) on “ICT in Education” organized by the Department of Education, NEHU, Shillong during 13-14, September, 2011.
  • Naga, Moses M.        (2011), “Mobilisation of Financial Resources for College Libraries in North East India”, In Zomuana Zoute (ed) on “Resource Mobilisation for College Libraries in North Eastern Region” organized by Government Aizawl North College, Aizawl, Mizoram, sponsored by UGC and North Eastern Council (NEC) during 22-23, September, 2011.
  • Naga, Moses M.        and Sten, B. (2012), “Awareness and Accessing of Electronic resources by the Post Graduate Students of North Eastern Hill University, Shillong”, In Tamal Kumar Guha et al (ed), on Building Participatory Library Services in Digital Era, PLANNER, held on 1-3, March, 2012 at Gangtok jointly organized by INFLIBNET CENTRE, Ahmedabad and Sikkim University.
  • Naga, Moses M., I. Kharbudon and Z. Hkawng (2012), “Information Literacy and Digital Literacy”, In K. M. Bujarbaruah on Managing Libraries in Digital Era held on 10-11, August, 2012 at Assam Agricultural University, Jorhat, Assam.
  • Naga, Moses M. & Sten, B. (2015), “Information Literacy on Indira Awaas Yojana: A Literature Review”, In P. Hangsing & Moses M. Naga (eds), on Role of Library and Library Professionals in the Knowledge Society, AAyu Publications.
  • Naga, Moses M. Chen, C. &Naga, M.M. (2019, July 20). Reform on the model of Library and Information Science adults’ education in Mainland China, Paper presented at 3rd International Seminar on Education, Management, and Social Science, Changsha, China.
  • Chen, C. &Naga, Moses M. (2019, August 22). A survey on the evaluation of competency skills required for library and information professionals of public libraries in Mainland China, Paper presented at 661st International Seminar on Education and Social Science, Bangkok, Thailand.

Papers presented in Conferences/Seminars:

  • Attended a two day seminar on “Atomic Energy and Societal Development in India” held at NEHU during 17-18 September, 2002
  • Attended and presented a paper on “Role of Community Information Centres (CICs) in Knowledge Society with reference to the North East India”, at the International Conference on Role of Library  and Library Professionals in Knowledge Society held in the Department of Library and Information Science, NEHU, Shillong during 17-19, March, 2008
  • Attended and presented a paper on “Common Services Centres for Rural Empowerment: A New Dimension for Librarianship”, during the National Seminar on ”Changing Role of Library and Information profession”  held in the Department of Library and Information Science, Mizoram University, Aizawl during 29-30 September, 2008. Also chaired a technical session.
  • Attended and presented a paper in the national seminar on “Open Access, Open Source and Open Library” and chaired a technical session which was jointly organised by the UGC-INFLIBNET and Nagaland University held during                     6-7 November, 2008 at Dimapur, Nagaland.
  • Attended a two day workshop on Intellectual Property Rights organised by the Academic Staff College, NEHU during 6-7, September, 2010
  • Attended and presented a paper on “Information Services on Rural Development Programmes in North-East India” during the National Seminar on ‘Making Library Services Reach the Unreached’ organised by Department of Library and Information Science, Manipur University on 28-29, October, 2010.
  • Attended as an Invited Keynote Speaker a three days National Seminar on “Public Libraries in ICT-Driven Knowledge Society” organised by RRRLF, Ministry of Culture, Government of India, Department of Art and Culture, Government of Manipur and Manipur Library Association at Manipur University on                                          09-11, September, 2011. Also chaired a technical session during the seminar.
  • Attended as a Resource Person a Regional Seminar on “Resource Mobilisation for College Libraries in North Eastern Region” during 22-23, September, 2011 organised by Government North Aizawl College, Aizawl. This seminar was sponsored by the UGC and the North Eastern Council (NEC).
  • Attended and presented a paper on “Awareness and Accessing of Electronic Resources by the Post Graduate Students of North Eastern Hill University, Shillong” at three days National Seminar-PLANNER at Gangtok, Sikkim jointly organised by INFLIBNET CENTRE, Ahmedabad and Sikkim University during 1-3, March, 2012
  • Presented a paper on “Agricultural Information Literacy: A Case Study of Cassava Farmers in Umudike Community in Nigeria” with CP Uzuegbu as the Co-author during the International Conference on “Information Literacy in the Knowledge Society” organised by the Department of Library and Information Science, NEHU, Shillong in collaboration with the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), New Delhi during 6-8 March, 2014
  • Attended a two days training programme on latest trends in Library and Information Science, organized for the Teachers in Library and Information Science of North East India by the INFLIBNET Centre, Gandhinagar during 15-16 April, 2016.
  • Attended and presented a paper on “Information Literacy Model: A Framework for Orally Communicating Rural Publics“, at the international conference on Library and Information Services in the Knowledge Society: Innovative, Value Added Services and Best Practices” organised by the Department of Library and Information Science, Mizoram University, Aizawl, Mizoram during 1-3 March, 2017.
  • Attended and presented a paper on “Impact of Information Literacy on Reading Habits of Students: A Study of Eastern Theological College of Jorhat in India”, at the international conference on social science and management at Kyoto, Japan held during 9-11 May, 2017
  • Attended and presented a paper on “Documentation of Herbal Medicinal Knowledge on Oroxylum Indicum as used by the Poumai Nagas”, at the National Seminar on “Effective Protection of Traditional Knowledge and Cultural Expressions: National and Community Experiences” organized by National Law University and Judicial Academy, Guwahati, Assam in association with North East Centre, New Delhi, during 3-4 May, 2019 sponsored by Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR).