About LISSASPAC

Library and Information Science Society for Asia and the Pacific is the one of the International nonprofit organizations representing the interest of Library and Information service professionals and library users. The society has been Registered under the Tamil Nadu Societies Regulation Act, 1975 (Tamil Nadu Act 27 of 1975). Reg.No.44/2016 on 13th May 2016.

The Society was founded during the 2nd International Conference on Innovation Driven Librarianship (2nd ICIDL 2015) held at SRM University on 11-13th June 2015, Tamil Nadu, India, proposed by Prof. Dong-Geun Oh, Conference Chair. The idea of Prof. Dong Geun Oh was accepted by the participated country members, and the members agreed to the proposal of starting the Society, head quartering Central Library, SRM University.

Aims

LISSASPAC is an international, Non-government, Non-profit organization. The main aims of this society are:

  • To promote international level library and information professional network
  • To understand the value and services of Library and information services
  • Minutes of Meeting

    Minutes of the 2nd Executive Committee meeting of “LISSASPAC” held on 01.10.2016 at 6.00 pm at the Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedhkar Law University Library, Chennai, India.

    MOM[PDF format, English]

    Minutes of the 3rd Executive Committee meeting of “LISSASPAC” held on 19.08.2017 at 8.00 pm at Gault Library CMC Medical College, Vellore, India.

    MOM[PDF format, English]

    Objective

    To contribute for the betterment of Library and Information Science Profession and Education, Training and Research and to facilitate the cooperation and collaboration among the researchers in all areas related to Library and Information Science, mainly based on the close personal relationships and co-operation

    To promote the best practices in Library and Information Science among the members and member countries

    To conduct Conferences, Seminars and workshops in Library and Information Science.

    To publish journals, newsletters and research monographs for the benefit of the members of the Society in tune with the objectives of the Society. To do all such other things as incidental or conducive to the fulfillment of the above mentioned aims and objective

    President
    Prof. Dong-Geun Oh, Ph.D                            
    Professor
    Dept. of Library & Information Science
    Graduate School
    Keimyung University
    Daegu - 704-701
    South Korea
    odroot@kmgw.kmu.ac.kr
    +82-53-580-5436(Office)
    Other Assignments
    Director, Brain Korea (BK) 21 Plus: Asian LIS Research and Network Team
    Director, University for Creative Korea (CK-1): Glocal Information Specialist Education Program
    Director, School of Library and Information Service
    Co-Editors in Chief : Jornals of Information Sceince and Theory and Practice
    Co-President
    Prof B Ramesh Babu    Ph.D                          
    Commonwealth Fellow (Loughborough University)
    Former Professor, Department of Library and Information Science
    University of Madras
    22/20B Thangavelu Pillai Garden, First Street
    Old Washermenpet,Chennai 600 021
    beerakarameshbabu@gmail.com
    +91 44- 25954932
    +91 9444311313
    Other Assignments
    Editor: Jornals of Information Sceince and Theory and Practice
    Governing Board (GB)
    The Governing Board consists of the President, the Co-Vice President, 5 elected members. LISSASPAC’s Governing Board (GB) is responsible for the governance and financial and professional directions of LISSASPAC, and represents the association in legal and other formal proceedings.

    List of GB Members
    Executive Committee (EC)

    The Executive Committee (EC) shall consist of 7 members including the President, Co-President, Secretary General, Treasurer and 3 Executive Committee members. The Secretary General ex officio gives advice and acts as Secretary to the EC.

    Executive Committee Members
    Prof Dong-Geun Oh
    Professor
    Dept. of Library and Information Science
    Keimyung University
    Daegu 704-701
    South Korea
    President
    Prof B Ramesh Babu
    Former Professor
    Dept. of Library and Information Science
    University of Madras
    22/20B Thangavelu Pillai Garden
    First Street
    Old Washermenpet
    Chennai &ndash 600 021
    Tamil Nadu
    India
    Co President
    Dr P Rajendran
    University Librarian
    SRM University
    Kattankulathur
    Kancheepuram Dist
    Pin: 6003 203
    Tamil Nadu
    India
    Secretary General
    Dr S K Asok Kumar
    Deputy Librarian/Librarian I/c.
    The Tamil Nadu Dr.Ambedkar Law University
    Chennai
    Tamil Nadu
    India
    Treasurer
    Dr P Vinayagamoorthy
    University Librarian
    Thiruvalluvar University
    Vellore
    Tamil Nadu,
    India
    Member
    Dr K Baskar
    Librarian
    Madras School of Economics
    Chennai - 600 025
    Tamil Nadu
    India
    Member
    Dr G Ravishankar
    No 42 Sowrastra Nagar
    Chooklaimedu
    Chennai - 600 094
    Tamil Nadu
    India
    Member
    Genesis

    The idea was proposed by Prof. Dong-Geun Oh, Conference Chair of 2nd International Conference on Innovation Driven Librarianship: Crating Future Landscape for the New Generational Libraries and LIS Professional (2nd ICIDL 2015) on 11th June 2015 held at SRM University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. This was discussed with other national members who attended the conference and they agreed to establish a new society named as LISSASPAC (Library and Information Science Society for Asia and the Pacific).

    President
    Prof. Dong-Geun Oh, Ph.D                            
    Professor
    Dept. of Library & Information Science
    Graduate School
    Keimyung University
    Daegu - 704-701
    South Korea
    odroot@kmgw.kmu.ac.kr
    +82-53-580-5436(Office)
    Co-President
    Prof B Ramesh Babu    Ph.D                        
    Commonwealth Fellow (Loughborough University)
    Former Professor, Department of Library and Information Science
    University of Madras
    22/20B Thangavelu Pillai Garden, First Street
    Old Washermenpet,Chennai 600 021
    beerakarameshbabu@gmail.com
    +91 44- 25954932
    +91 9444311313
    Secretary General
    Dr P Rajendran    Ph.D                                  
    University Librarian
    SRM University
    Kattankulathur
    Kancheepuram Dist. Pin: 603 203
    Tamil Nadu, India
    periyaswamyrajendran@gmail.com
    +91 44- 27456274
    +91 9791077909
    Treasurer
    Dr S K Asok Kumar Ph.D                             
    University Librarian i/c
    The Tamil Nadu Dr Ambedkar Law University
    Poompozhil, No.5, Greenways Road
    R A Puram, Chennai - 600 028
    Tamil Nadu, India
    dr.asoksk@tndalu.ac.in/asoksk@yahoo.com
    +91 44- 24957285
    +91 444475252
    South Korea
    Prof. Dong-Geun Oh, Ph.D
    Professor, Dept. of Library & Information Science, Graduate School,
    Director, Brain Korea (BK) 21 Plus: Asian LIS Research and Network Team,
    Director, University for Creative Korea (CK-1): Glocal Information Specialist Education Program,
    Director, School of Library and Information Service,
    Keimyung University, Daegu, 704-701,
    South Korea
    odroot@kmgw.kmu.ac.kr
    +82-53-580-5436(Office)
    India
    Prof B Ramesh Babu    Ph.D
    Commonwealth Fellow (Loughborough University)
    Former Professor, Department of Library and Information Science
    University of Madras
    22/20B Thangavelu Pillai Garden, First Street
    Old Washermenpet,Chennai 600 021
    beerakarameshbabu@gmail.com
    +91 44- 25954932
    +91 9444311313
    India
    Dr P Rajendran    Ph.D
    University Librarian
    SRM University
    Kattankulathur
    Kancheepuram Dist. Pin: 603 203
    Tamil Nadu, India
    periyaswamyrajendran@gmail.com
    +91 44- 27456274
    +91 9791077909
    India
    Dr S K Asok Kumar Ph.D
    University Librarian i/c
    The Tamil Nadu Dr Ambedkar Law University
    Poompozhil, No.5, Greenways Road
    R A Puram, Chennai - 600 028
    Tamil Nadu, India
    dr.asoksk@tndalu.ac.in/asoksk@yahoo.com
    +91 44- 24957285
    +91 444475252
    Iran
    Dr Abdolreza Noroozi Chakoli, Ph.D
    Associate Professor
    The Head of Scientometrics and Knowledge and Information Science Department
    Manager of Educational Planning Office
    Shahed University, Tehran, Iran
    http://shahed.ac.ir/noroozi
    noroozi@shahed.ac.ir, noroozi.reza@gmail.com
    +(98)2151213081 (Mobile & Fax)
    Japan
    Dr Tsutomu Shihota, Ph.D
    Professor Emeritus
    Momoyama Gakuin University
    1-1, Manabino
    Izumi-city , Osaka-prefecture
    zip 594-1198, Japan
    QYU01007@nifty.ne.jp
    USA
    Prof Gary Burnett
    Professor
    Dept. of Library and Information Science
    Florida State University
    USA
    gburnett@fsu.edu
    USA
    Dr. Kathleen Burnett, Ph.D
    Professor
    School of Informatics
    Florida State University
    USA
    Singapore
    Dr Jin-Cheon Na
    Wee Kim Wee School of Communication & Information
    Nanyang Technological University (NTU)
    Singapore
    TJCNa@ntu.edu.sg
    China
    Prof Shiyan Ou
    Professor
    School of Information Management
    Mailbox No. 631
    Nanjing University, Xianlin Campus
    163 Xianlin Road
    Qixia District, Nanjing
    Jiangsu Province, P.R. China
    Postal code: 210046
    oushiyan@nju.edu.cn
    Taiwan
    Prof Joyce Chao-chen Chen, Ph.D
    Professor of Graduate Institute of Library and Information Studies
    Dean of Academic Affairs
    National Taiwan Normal University
    No. 162, Section 1, Heping East Road, Da’an District, Taipei City
    Taiwan 106
    joycechaochen@gmail.com
    Nepal
    Prof Bhim Dhoj Shrestha, Ph.D
    Professor and Head
    Department CDLIS
    Tribhuvan University
    Nepal
    bhim00@gmail.com
    9851059075

    Thailand
    Dr Sujin Butdisuwan (Retd.), Ph.D
    Faculty of Informatics
    Mahasarakham University
    Thailand
    sujinchawin@gmail.com
    Thailand
    Dr. Chutima Sacchanand, Ph.D
    Professor
    Ph. D. Program in Information Science
    School of Liberal Arts
    Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University
    Thailand
    South Korea
    Prof. Dong-Geun Oh, Ph.D
    Professor, Dept. of Library & Information Science, Graduate School,
    Director, Brain Korea (BK) 21 Plus: Asian LIS Research and Network Team,
    Director, University for Creative Korea (CK-1): Glocal Information Specialist Education Program,
    Director, School of Library and Information Service,
    Keimyung University, Daegu, 704-701,
    South Korea
    odroot@kmgw.kmu.ac.kr
    +82-53-580-5436(Office)
    India
    Prof B Ramesh Babu    Ph.D
    Commonwealth Fellow (Loughborough University)
    Former Professor, Department of Library and Information Science
    University of Madras
    22/20B Thangavelu Pillai Garden, First Street
    Old Washermenpet,Chennai 600 021
    beerakarameshbabu@gmail.com
    +91 44- 25954932
    +91 9444311313
    Iran
    Dr Abdolreza Noroozi Chakoli, Ph.D
    Associate Professor
    The Head of Scientometrics and Knowledge and Information Science Department
    Manager of Educational Planning Office
    Shahed University, Tehran, Iran
    http://shahed.ac.ir/noroozi
    noroozi@shahed.ac.ir, noroozi.reza@gmail.com
    +(98)2151213081 (Mobile & Fax)
    Japan
    Dr Tsutomu Shihota, Ph.D
    Professor Emeritus
    Momoyama Gakuin University
    1-1, Manabino
    Izumi-city , Osaka-prefecture
    zip 594-1198, Japan
    QYU01007@nifty.ne.jp
    USA
    Prof Gary Burnett
    Professor
    Dept. of Library and Information Science
    Florida State University
    USA
    gburnett@fsu.edu
    Singapore
    Dr Jin-Cheon Na
    Wee Kim Wee School of Communication & Information
    Nanyang Technological University (NTU)
    Singapore
    TJCNa@ntu.edu.sg
    China
    Prof Shiyan Ou
    Professor
    School of Information Management
    Mailbox No. 631
    Nanjing University, Xianlin Campus
    163 Xianlin Road
    Qixia District, Nanjing
    Jiangsu Province, P.R. China
    Postal code: 210046
    oushiyan@nju.edu.cn
    Malaysia
    Dr Kiran Kaur
    Associate Professor
    Department of Library Science & Information,
    Faculty of Computer Science & Information Technology,
    University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur,
    MALAYSIA
    kiran@um.edu.my
    03-79676420
    Taiwan
    Prof Joyce Chao-chen Chen, Ph.D
    Professor of Graduate Institute of Library and Information Studies
    Dean of Academic Affairs
    National Taiwan Normal University
    No. 162, Section 1, Heping East Road, Da’an District, Taipei City
    Taiwan 106
    joycechaochen@gmail.com
    Nepal
    Prof Bhim Dhoj Shrestha, Ph.D
    Professor and Head
    Department CDLIS
    Tribhuvan University
    Nepal
    bhim00@gmail.com
    9851059075

    Thailand
    Dr Sujin Butdisuwan (Retd.), Ph.D
    Faculty of Informatics
    Mahasarakham University
    Thailand
    sujinchawin@gmail.com
    Indonesia
    Dr Zulfikar Zen, Ph.D
    Professor
    Department of Library and Information Science
    University of Indonesia
    Indonesia
    Philippines
    Prof Kathleen Lourdes B. Obille , Ph.D
    Dean
    School of Library and Information Studies
    University of Philippines
    Philippines
    k...@slis.upd.edu.ph
    Canada Chapter
    Dr. France Bouthillier
    Professor & Associate Dean
    Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
    McGill University
    Canada