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Universal Briefing (UB) is a voluntary non-profit making non-governmental platform with principle focus on "Library & Information Services"; it will try to inculcate professional expertise among young professionals, develop tools and techniques to expedite the professional skills among budding generations, disseminate new knowledge through research activities, try to foster information handling skill among students, to build an atmosphere of togetherness and fraternity within society and finally advocates its belief in open education, open science and openness of knowledge.



Study Circle


30th Study Circle
Title Weeding out Judiciously: rejuvenate the library usage for better future
Speaker Mr. Debashish Mukherjee, Librarian, Department of Mechanical Engeering, Jadavpur University
Presided by Dr. Avik Roy, Librarian, Derozio Memorial College, Kolkata
Date 25-05-2024
Time 7:30 pm
Video YouTube
29th Study Circle
Title Analyzing Trends : A Content Analysis of Library & Information Science News
Speaker Chandana Paul Dutta, Librarian, Kendriya Vidyalaya, Tarakeswar
Presided by Dr. Soumen Mondal, Librarian, Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis Mahavidyalaya, Kolkata
Date 27-04-2024
Time 7:30 pm
Video YouTube
28th Study Circle
Title Classifying Motion Pictures: Towards Construction of a Special Classification Scheme
Speaker Avijit Haldar, Librarian, Women's Christian College, Kolkata
Presided by Ankira Sanyal, Librarian, Sarojini Naidu College for Women, Kolkata
Date 06-04-2024
Time 7:30 pm
Video YouTube
27th Study Circle
Title Open Educational Resources: A Holistic View from Definition to Application
Speaker Jaya Sharma, Librarian, Government General Degree College Singur, Hooghly, West Bengal
Presided by Dr. Suparna Naskar, Librarian, Kandi Raj College, Murshidabad, West Bengal
Date 02-03-2024
Time 7:30 pm
Video YouTube
26th Study Circle
Title Beyond the Convention: Developing Green Libraries in India for Sustainable Development
Speaker Rupali Rupasmita Pradhan, Research Scholar, Department of Library and Information Science, Jadavpur University
Presided by Dr. Soumen Mandal, Librarian, Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis Mahavidyalaya, Kolkata
Date 27-01-2024
Time 7:30 pm
Video YouTube
25th Study Circle
Title Structuring Self-Instructional Materials for LIS Distance Education: Role of instructional Design Theory
Speaker Dr. Anamika Das, Assistant Professor, Department of Library and Information Science, Netaji Subhas Open University
Presided by Dr. Biswajit Das, University Librarian, University of Gour Banga, Malda
Date 23-12-2023
Time 7:30 pm
Video YouTube
24th Study Circle
Title Emerging trends in Library and Information Science
Speaker Dr. Susmita Sarkar Basu, Librarian, Bankim Sardar College, Tangrakhali, South 24 Parganas
Presided by Dr. Pronobi Porel, Librarian, Rabindra Mahavidyalaya, Hooghly
Date 25-11-2023
Time 7:30 pm
Video YouTube
23rd Study Circle
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Speaker Dr. Madhusri Ghosh Upadhyaya, Deputy Librarian, Netaji Subhas Open University, Kolkata
Presided by Dr. Ranjan Samanta, Librarian, Naba Ballygunge Mahavidyalaya, Kolkata
Date 04-11-2023
Time 7:30 pm
Video YouTube
22nd Study Circle
Title Artificial Intelligence: Boon or bane for the libraries
Speaker Bangashree Dey, Librarian, Muralidhar Girls College, Kolkata
Presided by Dr. Sanat Bhattacharya, Librarian-in-Charge, at the Institute of Science Library, Visva-Bharati University
Date 30-09-2023
Time 7:30 pm
Video YouTube
21st Study Circle
Title Research Productivity and It's Influencing Factors: The Case of Six Top Universities in West Bengal
Speaker Mr. Santanu Misra, Librarian & Senior Executive, Peerless Hospital, Kolkata
Presided by Dr. Tapan Barui, Assistant Professor, Department of Library and Information Science, University of North Bengal, Darjeeling, West Bengal
Date 02-09-2023
Time 7:30 pm
Video YouTube
20th Study Circle
Title Controlled Vocabularies versus Social Tags: a comparative analysis
Speaker Dr. Arindam Sarkar, Librarian, IILDS, Sonarpur, Kolkata
Presided by Dr. Soumen Mondal, Librarian, Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis Mahavidyalaya, Kolkata
Date 29-07-2023
Time 7:30 pm
Video YouTube
19th Study Circle
Title Peer Review and Allied Concepts: in search of a new paradigm
Speaker Tanushree Rakshit, Librarian, Uluberia College, Howrah
Presided by Dr. Swapan Khan, Librarian, Narasinha Dutt College, Howrah
Date 24-06-2023
Time 7:30 pm
Video YouTube
18th Study Circle
Title Research Productivity and It's Influencing Factors: The Case of Six Top Universities in West Bengal
Speaker Dr. Arijit Das, Assistant Professor, FLISc, ICFAI University, Tripura
Presided by Dr. Madhusri Ghosh Upadhyay, Deputy Librarian, Netaji Subhas Open University, Kolkata
Date 27-05-2023
Time 7:30 pm
Video YouTube
17th Study Circle
Title Importance of N-gram Analysis in Library and Information Science: A Case Study with the Concept of Gender Spectrum
Speaker Ankira Sanyal, Librarian, Sarojini Naidu College for Women, Dumdum, Kolkata
Presided by Dr. Pronobi Porel, Librarian, Rabindra Mahavidyalaya, Champadanga, Hooghly
Date 29-04-2023
Time 7:30 pm
Video YouTube
16th Study Circle
Title Revision of Library and Information Science Concepts in Wikipedia
Speaker Chaitali Ghosh, Assistant Librarian, School of Education Technology, Jadavpur University
Presided by Dr. Atanu Das, Librarian, Vivekjananda College for Women, Kolkata
Date 25-03-2023
Time 7:30 pm
Video YouTube
15th Study Circle
Title Design and Development of a Library App through MIT App Inventor
Speaker Soumen Mondal, Librarian, Govt. General Degree College Salboni, Paschim Medinipur, WB
Presided by Dr. Suparna Naskar, Librarian, Kandi Raj College, Murshidabad, WB
Date 25-02-2023
Time 7:30 pm
Video YouTube
14th Study Circle
Title Content analysis and descriptive catalogue of Arabic, Urdu & Persian manuscript of Visva-Bharati Collection
Speaker Dr. Sabahat Nausheen, Assistant Librarian, Visva Bharati University
Presided by Dr. Gayatri Paul, Documentation Superintendent, Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Kolkata
Date 14-01-2023
Time 7:30 pm
Video YouTube
13th Study Circle
Title Visiting the capital of realm of knowledge, the "Library of Congress".
Speaker Mr. M. Monirul Islam (Kanok), Senior Librarian (DD), Prime Minister's Office, Govt. Office in Dhaka-1215, Bangladesh
Presided by Dr. Ranjan Samanta, Librarian, Naba Ballygung Mahavidyalaya, Kolkata, West Bengal.
Date 26-11-2022
Time 7:30 pm
Video YouTube
12th Study Circle
Title The Relevance of Social Intelligence for Quality Customer Library Services in the Modern Society
Speaker Dr. Ranjan Samanta, Librarian, Naba Ballygung Mahavidyalaya, Kolkata, West Bengal
Presided by Dr. Madhusri Ghosh Upadhyay, Deputy Librarian, Netaji Subhas Open University, Kolkata
Date 05-11-2022
Time 7:30 pm
Video YouTube
11th Study Circle
Title Big Data: Challenges to the librarians
Speaker Dr. Swapan Khan, Librarian, Narasinha Dutt College, Howrah, West Bengal
Presided by Dr. Ziaur Rahman, Asst. Professor, Rabindra Bharati University
Date 24-09-2022
Time 7:30 pm
Video YouTube
10th Study Circle
Title Open Access Resources for Researchers
Speaker Dr. Shiv Shakti Ghosh, Assistant Professor, ICFAI University, Tripura
Presided by Dr. Soumen Mondal, Librarian, Prashanta Chandra Mahalanabish Mahavidyalaya, Kolkata
Date 27-08-2022
Time 7:30 pm
Video YouTube
9th Study Circle
Title Community Education Through Rural Library: Tagore's Thought and Action
Speaker Dr. Sanat Bhattacharya, Assistant Librarian, Viswabharati University, Bolpur
Presided by Dr. Tapan Barui, Assistant Professor, Department of Library and Information Science, University of North Bengal, Darjeeling, West Bengal
Date 23-07-2022
Time 7:30 pm
Video YouTube
8th Study Circle
Title Information Seeking Behaviour of Patients at Government Hospitals in North Bengal: An Exploratory Study
Speaker Dr. Suparna Naskar, Librarian, Kandi Raj College, Murshidabad
Presided by Dr. Avik Roy, Librarian, Derozio Memorial College, Kolkata, West Bengal
Date 25-06-2022
Time 7:30 pm
Video YouTube
7th Study Circle
Title Library and Information Science: measures of disciplinary influence
Speaker Dr. Atanu Das, Librarian, Vivekananda College for Women, Kolkata
Presided by Dr. Sanat Bhattacharya, Assistant Librarian, Viswabharati University, Bolpur, West Bengal
Date 04-06-2022
Time 7:30 pm
Video YouTube
6th Study Circle
Title Digital Reference in Academic Libraries
Speaker Dr. Soumen Mondal, Librarian, Prashanta Chandra Maholanobis Mahavidyalaya, Kolkata
Presided by Prof. Anamika Das, Department of Library and Information Science, Netaji Subhas Open University, Kolkata, West Bengal
Date 30-04-2022
Time 7:30 pm
Video YouTube
5th Study Circle
Title Approaching Information Seeking Practices in Everyday Life Context
Speaker Dr. Avik Roy, Librarian, Derozio Memorial College, Kolkata
Presided by Dr. Swapan Khan, Librarian, Narasinha Dutt College, Howrah, West Bengal
Date 26-03-2022
Time 7:30 pm
Video YouTube
4th Study Circle
Title Identification of Rare Books: Describing Role of Imprint
Speaker Dr. Pronobi Porel, Librarian, Rabindra Mahavidyalaya, Champadanga, Hooghly
Presided by Dr. Atanu Das, Librarian, Vivekananda College for Women, Kolkata, West Bengal
Date 19-02-2022
Time 7:30 pm
Video YouTube
3rd Study Circle
Title Strengthening Relationship Between Users and Library and Information Science Professionals
Speaker Dr. Anup Kr. Routh, Librarian, Sovarani Memorial College, Howrah
Presided by Dr. Ranjan Samanta, Librarian, Naba Ballygung Mahavidyalaya, Kolkata, West Bengal
Date 15-01-2022
Time 7:30 pm
Video YouTube
2nd Study Circle
Title Importance of Public Speaking Skills for LIS Professionals
Speaker Dr. Tapan Barui, Assistant Professor, Department of Library and Information Science, University of North Bengal, Darjeeling
Presided by Dr. Madhusri Ghosh (Upadhyay), Deputy Librarian, Netaji Subhas Open University, Kolkata, West Bengal
Date 09-12-2021
Time 7:30 pm
Video YouTube
1st Study Circle
Title Satyajiter Cinema
Speaker Dr. Gayatri Paul, Documentation Superintendent, Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Kolkata
Presided by Prof. Udayan Bhattacharya, Department of Library and Information Science, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, West Bengal
Date 30-01-2021
Time 7:30 pm
Video YouTube