Mr. S Ketheeswaren

Senior Assistant Librarian Gr. I / Acquisition and E-Resources

Contributions

  • Published Articles

    Ketheeswaran, Editing Author Main Entry towards complying Standards: Study on Original Catalogue of Jaffna Public Library.Journal of University Librarians Association. 2017. 20(2). 46-58.
    Ketheeswaren S, Rosalinemary R. “Federated Searches over Indian Repositories: A Study.” In Changing Dimension in Library Resources and Services in the Digital Era, 1, 404-409. Madras: SRM University, 2008.
    Ketheeswaren S.Lib 2.0 = (Book Stuff + People + Radical Trust on Web 2.0) X Participation?” In Future of LIS in Knowledge Society: Changes and Challenges, 2, 49. Tiruchirappalli: Bishop Heber College, 2008.
    Ketheeswaren S, Rosilinmary S, Visvanath B. “Models of Transmission Media for a Library Network: A Comparative Study.” In Strategic Information Management in the Digital Era, 1, 107-116. Sithamparam: Annamalai University, 2009.
    Ketheeswaren S, Surulinathi. “Developing Live Chat Portal for Library Services @Jrdtm Library in Iisc.” In Knowledge Networking in ICT Era 1, 502-509. Thamparam: B.S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Engineering College, 2009.
    Ketheeswaren S, Visvanath B. “Evaluation of Web Search Engine: A Comparative Study.” In Rebuilding the Libraries: Learning from Past to Plan for the future, 1, 44-49. Coimbatore: Kumaraguru College of Technology in 2008.
    Ketheeswaren S., Jeyaram C. “Semantic Web for Targeted Retrievals.” In Quality of Library and Information Services in Higher Education: A Global Scenario, 1, 34. Dindigul: Rev. Jacob Memorial Christian College, 2008. http://www.vedamsbooks.com/no101643/cart.php
    ketheeswaren S., Umasamkar S. “RFIDin Libraries: Introduction to the Issues.” In Quality of Library and Information Services in Higher Education: A Global Scenario, 1, 35. Ambilikkai: Rev. Jacob Memorial Christian College, 2008.
    Ketheeswaren, S; Arulanantham, S;. “Total Quality Management (Tqm) and University of Jaffna Library: An Approach to the Acquisition Process.” In International: University Librarianship: an academic challenge and an opportunity, 1, 341-347. Colombo University Librarians Association, 2010.
    Ketheeswaren, S; Arulanantham, S;. “Digital Image Library for Cultural Heritage of Sri Lankan Tamils: First Step Towards Preserving the Living Heritage of Tamils in Sri Lanka.” In Annual Research Session, 4. Jaffna: University Librarians Association, 2013.
    Ketheeswaren, S; Prabu, R. “Quality of Services for Easy Access of Multimedia Information.” In Future Scenario of Knowledge Resource Technology in the Digital Era, 1, A-14. Kariapatti: Sethu Institute of Technology, 2009.
    Balasubramani, R., Maheswaran, R., Ketheeswaren, S. “SAARC Citation Index: A Proposal for the Tools and Measurement of Scholarly Communication”. In Libraries as Partners of Knowledge Sustainability, 7,  85-90. Jaffna: University Librarians Association, 2016.
    Ketheeswaren S, Ambili S.Present Challenges Towards Web 2.0 on Lib 2.0.” In Emerging Trends and Challenges in Library and Information Services, 1, 62-67. Poondi, Thanjavur: AVVM Sri Pushpam College, 2008.
    Ketheeswaren S, Selecting a Network Media for sharing E-Resources: A Comparative Learning Report. International CALIBER 2009. 2009, CALIBER 2009: Pondicherry. 1(7). 608.
    S Ketheeswaran, Preliminary Studies of Electrical and Low Magnetic-field Transport Process in Red Soils (Latosols) in Northern Sri Lanka. Jaffna Science Association. 2006, .
    Ketheeswaran, Red Soil in Northern Sri Lanka is a Natural Magnetic Ceramic. Solid State Ionics. 2006. 1(25). 112-120. http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2006ssi..conf..112A,

    Addresses

    Ketheeswaren, The Programme for Cooperative Cataloguing and Z39.50 Target in Sri Lanka. Indkoha. 2019. 3(1). 116-124. Invited speaker for International Conference on Koha – 2019. Organised by Bengal Library Association, Kolkatta, India.

    KetheeswarenOpen Source Integrated Library System in northern Sri Lanka with special reference to Koha.Indkoha. 2017. 2(1). 66-77.  Invited speaker for International Conference on Koha – 2017Organized by Bengal Library Association, Kolkatta, India.

    Ketheeswaren, Wireless Lan For A Library: Issues And Challenges.E-Resources in Higher Education: Issues, Challenges, Opportunities and Developments. 2010. 1(1). 54-58.  ChairPerson-Lead-PresentationInternational Conference on e-Resources on Higher EducationOrganized by Department of Library and Information Science and Department of Educational Technology, Bharathidasan University, India.

    Authored Books

    KetheeswaranInter-Lingual Glossary: Information Technology, From Tamil to English. 2013, Karikanan (Printed): Jaffna. ISBN:978-955-4983007

    Ketheeswaran, Fundamentals of library automation. 2019, Harikanan: Jaffna. ISBN: 978-955-0442-02-7

    Ketheeswaran … [et al.]Advanced Library Automation (HSU5607) Block 1, Course Materials for bachelor of arts honours in Library and Information Studies. 2019, Faculty of humanities and social science, Open University of Sri Lanka: Nugegoda. ISBN: 978-955-23-1698-2.

    Ketheeswaran … [et al.]Digital Library Management (HSU6504) Block 2, Course Materials for bachelor of arts honours in Library and Information Studies. 2020, Faculty of humanities and social science, Open University of Sri Lanka: Nugegoda. ISBN: 978-955-23-1758-3.

  • Designed, First Open Source Integrated Library System for University of Jaffna. 2019.  http://libcat.lib.jfn.ac.lk/

    Designed, First Integrated Library System. 2014,  http://lib.vau.jfn.ac.lk:8000/Online Public Access Catalogue. 2015, http://lib.vau.jfn.ac.lk., New-System-Migration 2018, and automated System for Circulating Library Materials. 2018, For Vavuniya Campus of the University of Jaffna.

    Created, First Research e-repository System for University of Jaffna 2013, Initiated by Staff Development Center / Unversity of Jaffna.    http://repo.lib.jfn.ac.lk/ujrr/
    Designed, First Digital Library System for University of Jaffna 2010, New-System-Migration 2015.
    Designed, First Integrated Library System for Jaffna Public Library. 2015, Municipal Council of Jaffna. Available at http://124.43.17.59/
    Designed, First Image Library System. 2015, For Library / University of Jaffna. Available at http://192.168.222.105/il/ (within university Network)
    Designed, First Library-Website using Dreamweaver, 2010,  Second using Joomla, 2012. and Third using WordPress Software. 2017, For Library, Univerisity of Jaffna. Available at http://www.lib.jfn.ac.lk/New-design of Website using WordPress Software. 2017, For  Staff Development Center / University of Jaffna. Available at http://www.unit.jfn.ac.lk/sdc/
    Created, First Federated Search Engine for searching all databases subscribed for the University of Jaffna, 2010, For researchers of the Univerisity of Jaffna.
    Created-Access, E-Resources through IP Authentications with no need of providing Username Password. 2014, For Vavuniya Campus of University of Jaffna,  for all e-Resources subscribed for the University.

  • Resource-Person, CPD-Workshop on Managing Bibliographic References using EndNote software – Vavuniya Campus and others.one day. 2014/6/4, organized by Staff Development Centre | University of Jaffna: Vavuniya. 6 hours.
    Resource-Person, Workshop on E-Library Automation Project – Ministry of Provincial Councils and Local Government – 2016/17. 2017, By Open University of Sri Lanka: Vavuniya. 1 Day.
    Resource-Person, Workshop on Development of Electronic Library for teacher librarians. 2011, at Provincial Department of Education, Northern Province: Jaffna. 2 Days.
    Resource-Person,  Workshop on Introduction to Library Automation for Public Libraries. 2018, organized by the Open University of Sri Lanka in support of 14 Public Library Automation Project for Ministry of Provincial Council, Local Government & Sports.,  1 day.
    Resource-Person, Staff Development Center CPD-ICT Applications in Libraries. 2014, For Library, the University of Jaffna. 6 hours.
    Resource-Person, Induction Programme – Effective Use of Bibliographic Software. 2014, at Staff Development Center, the University of Jaffna. 4 hours.
    Resource-Person Workshop on MARC21 Cataloguing with Koha. 2018, organized by the Open University of Sri Lanka in support of 14 Public Library Automation Project for Ministry of Provincial Council, Local Government & Sports.,  1 day.
    Resource-Person, Induction Programme – Accessing e-Resources for Literature Survey. 2016, at Staff Development Center, the University of Jaffna. 6 hours.
    Resource-Person,  Workshop on Change  Management in Technological Implementation in Public Libraries in Sri Lanka. 2019, organized by the Open University of Sri Lanka in support of 14 Public Library Automation Project for Ministry of Provincial Council, Local Government & Sports.,  1 day.
    Resource-Person, CPD-Workshop on Managing Bibliographic References using EndNote software – Faculty of Science and others.one day. 2014/5/31, organized by Staff Development Centre | University of Jaffna: Jaffna. 6 hours.
    Resource-Person, Implementing Classification and Cataloging in School Library Activities. 2012, at Zonal Education Office-Valigamam: Jaffna. 1 Day.
    Resource-Person, Preparatory  Workshop on New Trends in School Library Learning Resource Centre for trainers of training. 2012, organized by the Provincial Department of Education, Northern Province: Jaffna. 2 days.
    Resource-Person, Workshop on Research Methodology for Siddha Medical Doctors. 2017, at Ahead Trust: Wyman Road, Jaffna. 2 Days.
    Resource-Person, Workshop on Development of Electronic Library for Teacher Librarian. 2010, at Provincial Department of Education, Northern Province: Jaffna. 3 Days.
    Resource-Person, CPD-Workshop on Managing Bibliographic References using EndNote software – Faculty of Management Studies & Commerce, Faculty of Arts and others.one day. 2014/6/28, organized by Staff Development Centre | University of Jaffna: Jaffna. 6 hours.
    Resource-Person, Residential Workshop on Koha Automation Software for Teach Librarians. 2011, Organised by Jaffna Science Association. 2 days.
    Resource-Person, Workshop on Information Literacy for Teacher Librarians. 2012, at Provincial Department of Education, Northern Province: Jaffna. 1 Day.
    Resource-Person, Implementing Efficient Library Activities for teacher librarians. 2012, Organized by  Zonal Education Office-Valigamam: Jaffna. 1 Day.
    Resource-Person, Workshop on Enhancement of Education via School Library Learning Resource Centre in Northern Province for Principals of Selected Schools. three days. 2012/12/(28,29, & 30), organized by National Institute of Library and Information Sciences (NILIS) and Ministry of Education: Jaffna.
    Resource-Person, CPD-Workshop on Managing Bibliographic References using EndNote software – Faculty of Medicine and others.one day. 2014/6/21, organized by Staff Development Centre | University of Jaffna: Jaffna. 6 hours.

    Resource-Person, Workshop on Electronic Library for Teacher Librarian. 2010, at Provincial Department of Education, Northern Province: Jaffna. Part 1: 2 Days, PartII: 2 Days & Part III: 2 Days.

    Resource-Person Workshop on Koha Integrated Library Management System. 2018, organized by the Open University of Sri Lanka in support of 14 Public Library Automation Project for Ministry of Provincial Council, Local Government & Sports.,  1 day.

    Resource-Person, Induction Programme -Managing e-Resources using Endnote Software. 2014, at Staff Development Center, the University of Jaffna. 4 hours.

    Resource-Person Workshop on Effective Management of Digital Library Platform and Content Management System. 2019, organized by the Open University of Sri Lanka in support of 14 Public Library Automation Project for Ministry of Provincial Council, Local Government & Sports.,  1 day.

    Resource-Person, Induction Programme – Managing Reference Using Endnote software. 2016, at Staff Development Center, the University of Jaffna. 6 hours.

    Resource-PersonInduction Programme – Accessing Electronic Resources for Literature Survey. 2019, at Staff Development Center, the University of Jaffna. 4 hours.

    Consultant, Library Systems Project, 14 Public Library Automation of Sri Lanka. 2018-19, For Ministry of Provincial Council, Local Government & Sports.

    Consultant, in Attitude Building and Creative Communication, E-Library Automation Project – Ministry of Provincial Council & Local Government. 2017, For the Open University of Sri Lanka.

    Consultant, for Koha LMS Cataloguing and Technical Support, E-Library Automation Project – Ministry of Provincial Council & Local Government. 2017, For the Open University of Sri Lanka.
    Consultant, Implementing Computerization and Networking of Library Service. 2012-2013, For Vavuniya Urban Council Public Library. One Year.
    Consultant, Project – implementing Automated Library System. 2016, For University College of Jaffna.

    Consultant, Project – Implementing Automated System for Jaffna Public Library. 2015, For Public Library: Jaffna.

    Consultant, Setting up an integrated library management system. 2015, Sri Lanka Archive of Contemporary Art, Architecture and Design. One year.

    Chartered librarian, 2015 – date, At Sri Lanka Library Association.
    Coordinator, Educational Technology, 2014 – 2017, At Staff Development Centre of University of Jaffna.
    General-Secretary, University Librarians Association of Sri Lanka. April 2015- September 2016.
    Chair-Person, Technical Evaluation Committee for purchasing Computers, Photocopies and Accessories. 2017, Nallur Piradeshiya Sabha
    Library Coordinator, e-Libary Automation Project – Ministry of Provincial Councils & Local Government. 2017, Supported by Open University of Sri Lanka. 1 year.
    System-Administrator, Integrated Library Management System. 2014 – 2017, Vavuniya Campus of University of Jaffna. 3 years.
    System-Administrator, Integrated Library Management System. 2016 – 2017, University College of Jaffna. one year.
    System-Administrator, Integrated Library Management System. 2015 – 2019, Jaffna Public Library. 4 years.

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities since 2010

    Sri Lanka University Librarian Association since 2006

    Sri Lanka Librarian Association since 2014

    Jaffna Science Association – Lifetime since 2002

    Teachers Association – the University of Jaffna since 2006

  • Office:           0094212222970

    Mobile:          0094777834603

    Mail:              Main Library, University of Jaffna, Jaffna, Sri Lanka.

    e-Mail:           vskethees@univ.jfn.ac.lkvskethees@gmail.com or skethees@yahoo.com