Mr. Nagaraj M. N. Asst. Librarian
Raman Research Institute
C.V. Raman Avenue
Bangalore - 560080
Ph. Off: 9480836050



  • M.Phil in Library and Information Science
    (Madurai Kamaraj University - 2008)
  • MLISc (Annamalai University 1994)
  • BLISc (Bangalore University 1992)
  • MSc ( Botany) (Bangalore University 1990)

Professional Experience

  • Assistant Librarian, Raman Research Institute ( January 2012 to till date)
  • Library Assistant, Raman Research Institute (February 1993 to December 2011)
  • Library Apprentice at IIM, Bangalore ( July 1992 to February 1993)

Papers in Journals

  • Use and Awareness of Open Access Resources among Researchers: a Case Study of Raman Research Institute
    MN Nagaraj, MK Bhandi
    SRELS Journal of Information Management, 2016, Vol. 53. No. 5. p 381-386

   Papers in International Conferences

  • Enhancing access to audio and video collections of Raman research institute library through digitization. Nagaraj, M.N. Benegal, Vrinda J. Bhandi, M.K. ASP Conference Series, 2015, Vol. 492 p 212

  • Electronic Thesis and Dissertation (ETD) archives at Raman Research Institute: An Overview. Vrinda J. Benegal and Nagaraj M.N. Proceedings of International Conference on Knowledge Management and Organization in the Digital Era (ICKMODE - 2013), held at SIT, Tumkur form January 17 - 19th, 2013. pp. 349. Eds. Shekhar H.P. et al.

  • Open Access to Physics and Astronomy Theses: A case study of the RRI Digital Repository. Nagaraj. M.N , Manjunath M, Kiran P. Savanur & Geetha S. 2010. Proceedings of the LISA VI Conference, 21st Century Astronomy Librarianship: From New Ideas to Action. ASP Conference Series, Vol. 433, P-183, 2010. Eds. Eva Isakssson et al.
  • Five years of the RRI Digital Repository: Some lessons and reflections, Girija Srinivasan, Patil Y.M. , Manjunath M. , Kiran P. Savanur, Nagaraj . M.N., Vrinda J Benegal and Geetha S,2010. Proceedings of the LISA VI Conference, 21st Century Astronomy Librarianship: From New Ideas to Action. ASP Conference Series, Vol. 433, P-214, 2010. Eds. Eva Isakssson et al

    Papers in National Conferences/Seminars

    • Digital preserving of multimedia and photographic collections of Raman Research Institute Library : A case Study Nagaraj, M.N.; Varghese, Raju; Bhandi, M.K. Proceedings of 18th NACLIN 2015 National Convention , held at Gulbarga University, Gulbarga from Nov 24-26, 2015, Edited by Kaul H K et al, Page 187.

    • Open access initiatives in physics literature : Exploratory study Nagaraj, M.N.; Bhandi, M.K. Book Chapter from Proceedings of National conference on Democratization of Information using ICT, (DEMICT- 2014) held at Departmetn of Library and Information Science, Mangalore University, Mangalore, from 24-25th January 2014. Eds, Khaisar Muneebulla Khan et al

    • Electronic resources management at Raman Research Instiute Library Nagaraj, M.N.; Bhandi, M.K. Proceedings of UGC Sponsored 4th KSCLA National Conference on Impact of information Technology on Library Services, held at Suvarna Samskruthi Bhavan, Shimoga, Karnataka from Dec 27-28th Page - 85, 2013 (Book Chapter) Ed by Kannappanavar B.U et al., 2013

    • Implementation of Library 2.0 Technology to Information Literacy by M. N. Nagaraj and Naveen C Mathad, in Proceedings of National Conference on Information Literacy (NCIL) on Competencies of Higher Learning and Research, held at Tumkur University, Tumkur - from October 21-22, 2011, page- 247, Ed by Sadashiva Murthy et al
    • Digital library at M.S. Ramaiah Medical College: A case study Hemantha Kumar G.H. & Nagaraj. M.N. , Proceedings of the National Seminar on Management of Digital information : Sources, Services and systems, July 29-30, 2010, P-250. Ed by IRN Goudar et al , National Seminar held at RNS Institute of Technology, Bangalore
    • Design and implement of Digital Library : an overview by Kiran P Savanur and Nagaraj.N.N. Paper published in 4th Assist National seminar on Digital resources and services in Libraries held at Kevempu University, Shimoga from 30th to 1st May 2004. Ed by Talwar and B.S. Biradar

      Book Chapters

      • Useful open access resources in physics. (2015). Bhandi, M.K.; Nagaraj, M.N. Book chapter from "Quality and excellence in Librarianship" published as Festschrift volume in Honor of Dr R.B Gaddagimath, Edited by Suresh Jange, Page 195.


      • Role of open access and digital repository in scholarly communication: A case study of Raman Research Institute, Bangalore. Submitted to the Madurai kamaraj University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Degree of Master of Philosophy in Library Science, (M.Phil) University guidance of Dr. Y.M. Patil

      Research Interest:

      • Open Access and Digital Repositories

      • Digital Preservation
      • Database Management
      • ICT Applications to Library

      Professional Membership

      • Life member, Karnataka State Library Association (KALA), Bengaluru