Dr. Jacqueline J. Thabah

Library & Information Science department

Designation: Assistant Professor

Qualifications:

MLISc, NET,  PhD (NEHU)

Areas of Interest/Specialization:

Knowledge Organisation, Research Methodology, Professional Competencies

Experience:

  1. Semi Professional Assistant (October 1995 – January 1996)
  2. IGNOU, North Eastern Regional Centre, Shillong 793014
  3. Librarian (14th June 1996  to 17th April 2002)
  4. Lady Keane College, Shillong 793001
  5. Assistant Professor, NEHU ( Since 18th April 2002)

Phd Awarded/Supervised:

Sl. No. Name Date of registration Title Supervisors Name
1. Bethbhalin Lyngdoh Approved by the School Board on 01/10/2019 Competency Requirements of Library Professionals in Central Universities of North East India Jacqueline J. Thabah

Academic affiliations:

  • Life Member of IATLIS, Meghalaya Library Association

As Supervisor/Consultant:

  1. As Supervisor of minor project on “Reorganisation and processing of Library Documents of the Anthropological Survey of India, NERC, Shillong” w.e.f May 2006 – December 2007 (Cost of Rs. 1,82,066.00).
  2. As Supervisor of processing the Library Collection of Nazareth Hospital, Shillong w.e.f. January 2007 -  December 2007.
  3. As Co-supervisor of  processing the Library Collection  of St. Mary’s College, Shillong w.e.f. November 2009 to July 2010.
  4. As Supervisor and Consultant of Organisation of the Documentation Centre of State Resource Centre NEHU, Shillong  w.e.f. August to October 2016 and January to March 2017.
  5. As Supervisor and Consultant of Organisation of St. Dominic Savio’s Higher Secondary School Library,  Mawkhar Shillong w.e.f. October – December 2016.
  6. As Supervisor and Consultant of Organisation of Asian Confluence Library, Shillong w.e.f. July – December 2018.

Publications

  1. Thabah, J.J. (2001) “Information Needs and Information Seeking Behaviour of Housewives: a survey”. In: Library Herald, 39(1&2) p.65-70.
  2. Thabah,J.J. and Sumer, F.R. (2006) “A consortium for college libraries in Meghalaya: a proposal”.  In: Manoj Kumar K. (ed) PLANNER-2006: Digital preservation, Management and Access to Information in the Twenty First Century, Ahmedabad: INFLIBNET p.437-444.
  3. Thabah, J.J. (2007) “Training needs of personnel working in rural libraries: a critical analysis”. In: Narendra Lahkar(ed) Proceedings of the national seminar on “Rural Libraries in the North East India: Problems and Prospects” jointly organized by the Dept. Of Library & Information Science, Gauhati University and Central Reference Library, Kolkata held on March 28th & 29th, 2007 p.157-168.
  4. Thabah, J.J. and Chandel A.S. (2007) “Reaching the weakest: an integrated approach to access and use information”  In: Narendra Lahkar(ed) Proceedings of the national seminar on “Rural Libraries in the North East India: Problems and Prospects” jointly organized by the Dept. Of Library & Information Science, Gauhati University and Central Reference Library, Kolkata held on March 28th & 29th, 2007 p.395-400.
  5. Thabah, J.J. and Chandel, A.S. (2007) “Digital Conservation and Preservation of Newspapers: Problems and Prospects”. In:  Buragohain, Alaka and Dutta, Marabi (eds.) National Workshop cum Training on “Preservation and Digital Conservation Methods of Newspapers, Magazines and Archival Materials with reference to the North-East”, organized by the Media Trust, Assam in collaboration with National Library, Kolkata and RRRLF, Kolkata at Guwahati held on the 21st-24th November 2007 p.26-29.
  6. Thabah, J.J. and Chandel, A.S. (2007) “Library quality measures”. In: Arora, Jagdish (ed) Proceedings of the 5th Convention PLANNER 2007 on ‘Library as a Global Information Hub: Perspectives &  Challenges’ organized jointly by the INFLIBNET Centre, Ahmedabad and Guwahati University, Gauhati held on the 7th -8th December 2007 p. 209-216.
  7. Thabah, J.J. and Nonglait, Jusaphine L. (2010) “Stress Management in NEHU Central Library”. In: Laloo, B. (ed) Proceedings of the National Seminar on ‘Personality Development in the Library Profession’ organized by the Department of Library & Information Science, NEHU, Shillong, held on the 21st- 23rd October 2010, p.359-375.
  8. Thabah, J.J. and Chaphun Sumnyan (2017) “A Study of Competency Ranking In The Competency Models of Library Professionals : A Review”. In: Singh, Sanjay Kumar  et al (eds) Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on ‘Transforming Library’ . Guwahati, MRB Publishers, Pp.53-63, 2017.ISBN: 978-93-83403-04-2
  9. Thabah, J.J. and Hirak Jyoti Hazarika (2017). “Information Needs and Information Seeking Behaviour of College Teachers in Morigaon District: A Case Study”. In: IJISS, ISSN:2231-6094 Vol. 7 No.2, Pp22-28.
  10. Thabah, J.J. and  Eddie Jones Nongneng (2018). Library Digitisation: A Case Study of NEHU Central Library. In: Bridging the Digital Divide – Role of Libraries and information Centers with Special Reference to the North Eastern Region. Lyngdoh, B. (et al…) (Eds.). International Conference held on September 5-6, 2018 at Shillong College, Shillong. Pp. 335-340.
  11. Thabah, J.J., Jiarlimon Khongtim and Naga, Moses M. (2018). Impact of Information Literacy on Magazine Reading Habits of School Students of Shillong: A Case Study.  In: Emerging Trends in Librarianship: Role of Libraries in Learning Environment.  Elavazhagan, K. (et al...) Eds.  International Conference held on December 10-12, 2018 at Indian Institute of Management, Tiruchirapalli. Pp. 236 – 242.    ISBN: 978-81-929999-0-6