One-day National Seminar on Scientific Publication and Evaluation: Writing Research Papers, Citation Analysis, Book Publishing, Plagiarism & Copyright[NSSPC 2018]

Date: 13th October, 2018

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Organized by



Society for the Advancement of Library and Information Science(SALIS)

About the College

Our 18th Pontiff Sri-La-Sri- Guru Maha Sannithanam established the first college educational facility in Mailam for the sake of backward and rurally margined students. The College was started in the year 1938 by the name “Mailam Tamil Kalluri” which is now even popularly known as old, best and traditional college in Tamil Nadu and Our 19th Pontiff Sri- La- Sri Sivagnana Balaya Swamigal is a distinguished Alumni of our college, Under his guidance the PG Course in Tamil is Started in 2002.

With the blessing and effects of our Chairman 20th Pontiff the college name is changed as Srimath Sivagnana Balaya Swamigal Tamil, Arts and Science College in 2007-2008. The college offers UG, PG, M.Phil and Ph.D Programmes in various disciplines, were started and running successfully. Recently our college is accredited by NAAC.Our Swami ji’s Motto; “His vision is Education for living & Education for life

About the Library

SSBSTAS College Library was started in the year 1938. The library is automated. The collections of the Library include Books, Periodicals, Dissertations, Projects, Manuscripts, and e-journals. The library has 20000 Books, 5000 e-books and Periodicals on Tamil Language and Literature. It has also a good collection on Commerce, Computer Science, English, Physics, Mathematics, and General Studies. The library has been automated and provides automated circulation system and OPAC. The Library provides access to N-List and also many E-Resources. Audio Video facility is also provided in the library. The library also holds a rare collection of Tamil books which has been a valuable and prominent source for the Scholar from various part of the world.

Society for the Advancement of Library and Information Science (SALIS)

SALIS is a registered national professional body, actively involved in the development of all spheres of LIS by organizing various programmes such as conferences, seminars, workshops and training programmes on emerging topics throughout the year in various parts of the country through its chapters located in many places. SALIS publishes national and international journals, proceedings and newsletter for exchange of information and knowledge among LIS professionals. SALIS instituted many awards to encourage and motivate LIS professionals. One of the objectives of SALIS is to train the LIS professionals in the country to handle the latest IT tools and techniques more effectively and efficiently and also to understand and adopt the best practices in order to provide high quality library service to the users.

About the Seminar

Researchers publish their research findings mainly in the forms of scientific articles/papers in scientific and technical journals and also some time in books. Scientific papers are considered as one of the important indicators or metrics to measure the research Performance/output of an individual researcher/institution and also the country. This indicator is directly linked to the career of an individual researcher and also recognition of an institution for getting funds for research, etc. There are several tasks involved in the process of publication such as contents of the research paper, selection of refereed journals for publication, referencing styles, how to cite references, publication ethics and plagiarism. The authors /researchers should know: what is Impact Factor (IF), H-index, Citation databases and also book Publishing process to write books based on the research work. This one-day national seminar provides a platform to the participants to discuss all the above issues.

Seminar Objectives

The objectives of the conference are:

To understand the publishing process in the peer-refereed journals

To motivate the faculty and students to publish their research work in the reputed journals

To understand the process involved in publishing books based on research work

To discuss what is IF, Citation analysis and Citation databases

What are the policies to build knowledge society?


This Seminar will benefit Academicians, Faculty, Research scholars and library professionals in all Arts, Science, Management and Technical Institutions

Registration Fee

LIS Professionals Rs.300

Research Scholars (Regular) & LIS Students (Regular) Rs.200

Fee includes seminar kit, course materials, working lunch & refreshments

The registration fee should be paid through DD in favour of the “The Principal, SSBSTAS, College”, payable at Mailam and sent to the Organizing Secretary. Faculty and Scholars can also send a combined DD with their list of details.

Last Dates

Last Date for Registration 10.10.2018

Seminar Websites

Address for Communication


Organizing Secretary & Librarian

Dept. of Library

SSBS Tamil Arts Science College

Mailam – & Post, Tindivanam Tk, Villupuram Dt - 604 304

Tamil Nadu, India.

04147-241 236: 241 224

Mobile: 9841728410, 9842451946, 9791448936

Nearest Tourist Places

Mailam Murugan Temple

Thiruvannamalai: 72Km from mailam

Pondicherry 39km from Mailam

Organizing Committee

Chief Patron

Sri Sivagnana Balaya Swamigal Chairman, SSBS Tamil, Arts, Science College, Mailam


Sivathiru.Rajiv Kumar Rajendran Secretary, SSBS Tamil, Arts, Science College, Mailam

Seminar Chairperson

Dr. S. Vijayakanthi, Principal,SSBS Tamil, Arts, Science College, Mailam

Seminar Director

Dr. S. Thirunavukarasu, Vice Principal, SSBS Tamil, Arts, Science College, Mailam

Organizing Secretary

Dr.P.Ramkumar, Librarian,SSBS Tamil, Arts, Science College, Mailam


Writing Research Papers for Scholarly Journals

Dr.S.Suryanarayanan, Vice President, SALIS

Plagiarism and Publishing Ethics

Dr.S.Dhanavandan, Deputy Librarian, Central University of Tamilnadu, Thiruvarur

Impact Factor/ Citation Analysis

Mr. J Arumugam, Librarian, PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore

Book Publishing

Dr.A.sathish, Dept of Tamil,SSBS Tamil, Arts, Science College, Mailam

SALIS Core Committee

Dr.A.Hariharan, Founder President (SALIS),Chennai

Dr. J. Dominic, Karunya University, Coimbatore

Dr. M. Mandhirasalam, Coimbatore Institute of Technology, Coimbatore

Mr. T.Senthilkumar, Guru Nanak College, Chennai

Dr.K.Elavazhagan, Indian Institute of Management Tirchy

Mr.K.Karunairaghavan, National Engineering College, Kovilpatti

Dr. K.Indumathi, Anna Adarsh College, Chennai

Dr. S.Kamathchi, ACL, Chennai

Mr. S.Manikandan, ACL, Chennai

Mrs.R.Sophia Johnson, MCE, Chennai

Mrs.B.Srilakshmi, Sir Thiagaraja College, Chennai

National Advisory Committee

Dr.P.Vinayagamoorthy,University Librarian ,Thiruvalluvar University


Dr.B.Sunderasun,Retd,Librarian, Tamil University,Thanjavur

Dr.B.Suresh, UniversityLibrarian,Madurai Kamraj University

Dr.S.SrinivasaRagavan,Professor&Head,DLIS,Bharathidasan University,Trichy

Dr.Ramesha,Professor&Head,DLIS Bangalore University

Dr.V.Chandrakumar,Associate Professor and Head i/c,DLIS,University of Madras

Dr.R.Sevukan,AssociateProfessor& Head,DLIS,Pondicherry University

Dr.P.Arumugam,Librarian,Indian Institute of Astrophysics,Bangalore

Seminar Advisory Committee


Alagappa University,Karaikudi

Dr.M.Prabhakaran,Librarian,VivekandaCollege Madurai

Dr.S.Gopalakrishnan,Librarian, VCET,Madurai

Dr.Kavitha,ACL Chennai

Dr. T. Sivakumar,Assistant Librarian, Tamil University,Thanjavur

S.Kopperundevi,Assistant Librarian, Vetinary College Institute, Tirunelveli

Dr.V.Viswanathan,Librarian,MNM Jain Engineering College,Chennai

Mr.C.Kameswaran, FDDI, Chennai

Dr.K.Dhanushraja, Asst Manager

Bharat Biotech Pvt Ltd, Hyderabad



Mrs.S.Lakshmi, Librarian, S.S. Arts and Science College, Bommayapalayam

Mrs.G.Rajeshwari, Library Assistant SSBSTAS College, Mailam