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I am a Lecturer at the Department of Library & Information Science, School of Open Learning (SOL), University of Delhi where I am teaching ‘M-108 Information Storage & Retrieval System’ paper to MLIS students for the academic year 2022-2023. I have earned my Ph.D. in Information Science from the University of Delhi, India. My research focuses on information retrieval, digital libraries, social informatics, and scholarly communication using text mining, natural language processing, and machine learning techniques. I have worked extensively with textual data. My work combines qualitative and quantitative methods, including focus groups, survey and field experiments, and computational approaches.
In addition to publishing scholarly articles, I have authored a book on Text Mining for Information Professionals. As the Chair of Professional Development Sub-Committee and Elected Standing Committee Member at IFLA Science and Technology Libraries Section, I actively organize webinars to equip information professionals with new computational and digital skills. Moreover, I am serving as the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Library and Information Services (IJLIS). Previously, I have served as the Newsletter Officer & Webmaster at ASIS&T South Asia Chapter, Secretary/Treasurer at ASIS&T SIG-OIM, and Cabinet Representative at ASIS&T SIG-DL from 2021 to 2022.
- PhD in Library and Information Science, 2019 - 2023 (University of Delhi)
- MPhil in Library and Information Science, 2017 - 2019 (University of Delhi)
- MLIS, 2016 - 2017 (University of Delhi)
- BLIS, 2015 - 2016 (University of Delhi)
- MSc in Plant Biotechnology, 2012 - 2014 (TERI School of Advanced Studies)
- BSc (H) Biochemistry, 2009 - 2012 (University of Delhi)
2023 - Dr. Manika Lamba on Leading an Open Access Journal
2023 - Meet the Authors: Text Mining for Information Professionals: An Uncharted Territory
2023 - ACRL Conference Scholarship Recipients
2018 - Information Professionals Share their Top Tips for 2019
Summary of 2023
Invited for “Meet the Authors” webinar by ASIS&T to give a talk on my book - Text Mining for Information Professionals!Read more
Coconut Library Tool
Coconut Library Tool aims to be useful for librarians or anyone who needs cool features but is hindered by programming languages. Using this app librarians can perform (i) keyword stem, (ii) topic modeling, (iii) bidirected network, and (iv) sunburstRead more
How to better engage with ASIS&T members? Lessons learned from SIG-III activities during the COVID-19 pandemic
Abstract Collaborative engagement with members is crucial to sustained membership in professional associations. It also empowers members to connect, grow, and build relationships across large special interest groups (SIGs) within a widely networked organization. Disengagement, social disconnectedness, and lack of belonging among members are challenges that professional associations deal with at an increasing pace. The ASIS&T SIG-International Information Issues (SIG-III) has over 600 members. One of the challenges of having such a large member base is maintaining engagement and finding ways to connect with an international community of academics and information professionals.Read more