Affiliation: Associate Professor,
Documentation Research and Training Centre
Indian Statistical Institute
8th Mile, Mysore Road
Bangalore - 560 059
Phones: 080-8483002/3/4 extension: 497
Adjunct faculty: University of Trento, Italy, Dept. of Engineering and ICT.
Research & Awards
Topic: A Frame Based Knowledge Representation Model for Management
of Analytico-Synthetic Scheme: A case study in Colon Classification.
Awarded 2001. University of Mysore.
Eastweb Scholarship: at University Of Trento, Italy. May 2008.
Best teacher award: Smt A Satyavathi and Prof A A N Raju - IASLIC Best Young teacher award, awarded by IASLIC (Indian Association of Special Libraries and Information Centres), 2008.
Erasmus Mundus Scholarship: Knowledge Organization for Semantic Retrieval. Visiting Faculty at DISI department, University of Trento, Italy. 2007.
Goethe Institut Award - Digital Libraries Project
Visited Humboldt University and AIFB, Karlsruhe University in Germany on web based e-learning kiosk project on Digital Libraries. (An Indo-German e-Gurukul collaborative project by Goethe Insitut). February, 2005
Fulbright fellowship of US Educational Foundation in the area of Information Science and Technology for the year 2002 – 2003. Affiliated to Digital Library Research Laboratory, Virginia Tech and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA.
Areas of Interest and Expertise
Information Services and Products
ICT applications to Knowledge and Content Management
Multilingual Information Systems
Information Representation and Retrieval
Knowledge Base Systems
Projects Executed as Principal Investigator
European Commission multinational project Living Knowledge
European Commission Living Knowledge Project (Between 9 European partners and India)( Co_PI)
UNAIDS funded project: NGO Gateway: Collaborative Network of NGOs in Health and HIV/AIDS, (Co-PI)
Goethe funded project: eGurukul: Indo-German elearning portal on Digital Libraries, (CO-PI)
ISI Funded: Digital Library of Conferences and seminar proceedings: implemented in DSpace (PI)
Member, UDC Advisory Board, 2010-2012.
Member, DSIR Project Review Committee, for Journal of Tropical Agriculture, Kerala Agricultural University
Invited Member, National committee on data and Matadata for e-Governance Systems. National Informatics Centre, Govt. of India
Member of Board of Examiners and PhD evaluation: University of Trento, Italy, Banaras Hindu University, Karnataka State Open University, BITS, Ranchi, India, Pune University (PhD evaluation panel)
Imparted training courses on:
- Building Digital Libraries using DSpace – 17 workshops
- Elearning tools and techniques – 3 workshops
- KMS/CMS – 4 workshops
Academics – experience since 1994
Teaching and research in the areas of
- Information Processing and Organization
- Information Sources and Communication Media, Digital libraries and Internet applications, Multimedia formats and collections.
Title: An analysis of Ontology tools and techniques: development of a conceptual framework from digital library perspective – Ms. Aparajita Suman – Vidyasagar University, Midnapore, West Bengal, 2010.
Title: A model for mapping Internet resources for generation of web based information retrieval system: a case study of Aerospace Science and Technology – Sudip Ranjan Hatua, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore, West Bengal, 2009.
Title: Morphological Analysis of Telugu Language for Information Retrieval – Ms.Dimple Patel, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore, West Bengal, 2007
Refereed International Publications:(select)
Sudip Ranjan Hatua and Devika P. Madalli. AERIS: an integrated domain information system for aerospace science and technology. Program (Accepted, forthcoming)
Vinit Kumar, Devika P. Madalli, Mithun Raj. Building a Personalized ToC service for the Library of the Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin. Electronic Library. (Accepted, Forthcoming)
A.R.D.Prasad and Devika P. Madalli. Metadata for Resource Discovery in Learning Repositories. Road to enhanced access to e-learning content. IEEE T4E Conference 2009. Available at:http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?arnumber=05314106
Devika P. Madalli and Aparajita Suman. UML for Conceptual Web. Online Information Review(Emerald, NZ). Vol. 32. No4, 2008.
Devika P. Madalli and Dimple Patel. Issues in Indian Languages computing in particular reference to search and retrieval in Telugu Language. Library HiTech. Vol 27, No. 3, 2008.
A.R.D.Prasad and Devika P. Madalli. Faceted Infrastructure for Semantic Digital Libraries. Library Review. (Emerald, UK). Vol.57. No.3. pp. 225-234, 2007.
Devika P. Madalli. Towards Metadata and Data Standards for Semantic E-Governance Services in India.In 18th IRMA International Conference. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. May 19-23, 2007.
A.R.D. Prasad and Devika P. Madalli. OPEN MANTRA for Open Access to Information. In ISI 2007 - 10th International Symposium for Information Science May, 30th - June, 1st, 2007. University of Applied Sciences, Cologne Germany
Dimple Patel and Devika P. Madalli. Information Retrieval in Indian Languages: A case study of Telugu. In: International Conference on Semantic and Digital Libraries, Indian Statistical Institute, February 21 -23, 2007. Pp.397-404. Published by World Scientific as ISI Platinum Jubilee Publication Series.
Devika P. Madalli. Ontologies as Knowledge Structures for Semantic Retrieval. Information Studies. Vol.12, No.4, Oct 2006. pp.205- 212.
Edward A. Fox, Hussein Suleman, Ramesh Gaur, Devika P. Madalli*. "Design Architecture: An Introduction and Overview". Book Chapter In Design and Usability of Digital Libraries: Case Studies in the Asia Pacific", Schubert Foo & Theng (Eds.). Feb. 2005. Idea Publications, USA.
Edward A. Fox, Hussein Suleman, Devika Madalli and Lillian Cassell. Book Chapter titled "Digital Libraries" in "Practical Handbook of Internet Computing". Chapman and Hallmark/CRC Computer and Information Science Series. Fl, USA. September 2004.
Devika P. Madalli, A.R.D. Prasad and Aditya Tripathi. Organized Display Of Internet Search Results: A Model For Display Of Retrieved Resources Using Dublin Core Metadata Element Set. At theInternational Conference Applied Modelling and Simulation of IASTED, November 4th – 6th 2002, Cambridge,MA, USA.
Devika P. Madalli and A.R.D. Prasad: Vyasa: a knowledge representation system for automatic management of analytico-synthetic system. In 7th International Conference of International Society for Knowledge Organization (ISKO). Granada, Spain. 10-13th July 2002.
Devika P. Madalli. ‘Multilingual Representation and Retrieval from the Indian Perspective’ at the ACM-IEEE Joint Conference of Digital Libraries. Portland, Oregon, 14th-18th July 2002.
Devika Madalli, Edward A. Fox, Sujata Krishnamurthy, Ulzi Magsarej. Subject Based Domain Search System (SBDSS). Fulbright proposal and Project report to Virginia Tech University repository.USA. 2001.
Devika P. Madalli. Tracing developments in information resource management. Workshop on Information Resource Management. DRTC Workshop. 13th-15th March, 2002.
Devika P. Madalli. Design, development and maintenance of subject portals: steps towards domain specific searching. In Training programme on digital libraries content creation, access and management, IIT Delhi, 18th – 22nd December, 2001.
Devika P. Madalli. What we can and cannot do, strategies for manpower development in LIS. InLibrary and information networking, edited by H. K. Kaul and E. Rama Reddy. NACLIN 2001, Hyderbad, 6th – 9th November, 2001.
Devika P. Madalli. Pointers to Online Information: cataloging Internet resources. Invited paper for the Journal of library and Information Science. Vidyasagar University. West Bengal.
Devika V. Aptagiri*. Design and Development of a Computer Assisted Question Bank System. (A CAI Package) In Open Distance Learning Association of Australia (ODLAA) Conference. University of Tasmania. 29th September to 3rd October 1997.
Devika P. Madalli: Quality Management in Collection Development of Electronic Resources. In: DRTC Workshop on Information Management including ISO 9000 QMS. DRTC, ISI Bangalore. 6th-8th January 1999.
Devika V. Aptagiri, M.A.Gopinath and A.R.D.Prasad. A Frame Based Knowledge Representation Paradigm for automating POPSI. Knowledge Organisation. Vol. 22 No. 3/4. 1995. Pp. 162 – 167.
Developed course content on Evaluation, R & D And Future of Digital Libraries, Digital Library: Data Security and Privacy, Dr.B.R. Ambedkar Open University, 2010
Course writer for courses in ‘Content Development’ for Masters degree IGNOU, New Delhi. 2001.
Course writer for courses in ‘IT and Web Technology”, for Masters degree IGNOU, New Delhi. 2005
Developed content for course on DBMS and Information Retrieval Systems for PG Diploma in Library Automation and Networking, University of Hyderabad, 1999.
Guest Editor: Bulletin of IASLIC (Indian Association of Special Libraries and Information Centres)
DESIDOC Bulletin of Information Science. DSIR, India
18th IRMA International Conference. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. May 19-23, 2007.
International Conference of Semantic Web and Digital Libraries. September 08-11, University of Trento, Italy
A.R.D.Prasad and Devika P. Madalli. Editors. International Conference On Semantic Web and DigitalLibraries. (ICSD2007). Indian Statistical Institute. Feb 21-23rd 2007. Bangalore. India.
Co-Editor. Proceedings. International Conference on Semantic Web and Digital Libraries, Indian Statistical Institute, Feb 21-23, 2007. Bangalore.
Editor & Convenor. OCLC(USA)-NISSAT-DRTC Workshop on Information Resource Management. Bangalore, 13th-15th March 2002.
Editor & Convenor. OCLC(USA)-NISSAT-DRTC Workshop on Information Resource Management. Bangalore, 13th-15th March 2002.
Joint Convenor, Editor. Workshop on Digital Libraries: Managing Convergence, Continuity andChange. Organized by United States Education Foundation in India, DRTC and University of Mysore. 12th – 16th March 2001.
A.R.D.Prasad and Devika P. Madalli. Editors. Multimedia and Internet Technologies. DRTC Workhop. 26-28th February, 2001.
Practical Orientation to Internet. DRTC Workshop.28-30 January, 1998.
Abroad : (select)
Multilingual Retrieval in Indian Languages. Lecture at ILRS, Middlesex University, London, UK, August 2002.
DRTC Digital Library: retrieval issues. Lectures to the HP-MIT DSpace team, Cambridge, USA, 5th November 2002.
Knowledge Representation in Retrieval: lessons from Traditional theoretical tools. Lecture to Research Group, OCLC, Dublin, OHIO, USA, November, 2002.
Digital Library: Research Issues and Avenues. Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Publications and Systems (IPSI). Darmstadt. Germany. 28th March 2004.
Knowledge Organization Theory and Applications: Lecture series at University of Trento. Sept- Dec, 2007.
Indian Universities and Institutes:
Delivered the 27th Ranganathan Memorial five laws lecture at Institute of Information Studies, Bangalore. 2000.
InDINI: Indian Digital Information Networked Initiative – A Concept Paper on Evaluation of Digital Repositories to establish excellence in the Quality DL Content and Services. Invited talk Digital Library Workshop In International Conference on Semantic Web and Digital Libraries, Indian Statistical Institute, Bangalore, February 2007.
Professional Teaching/Training Courses to UGC Academic Staff College courses at many Indian Universities. To name a few:
- University of Hyderabad
- Osmania University
- Karnatak University
- Pune University
- Bangalore University
- Cochin University of Science and Technology
Academic Qualification & Experience
Associateship in Documentation and Information Science (ADIS) (Equivalent to Masters Degree in Library Science). 1994. Documentation Research and Training Centre. Indian Statistical Institute. First Class.
.Bachelor in Library and Information Science. Karnatak University. 1992. First Class.
Bachelor of Science with Physics, Electronics, Mathematics, Bangalore University, 1989. First Class
Lecturer, Associate Professor. Documentation Research and Training Centre. Indian Statistical Institute. Bangalore. May 1996 onwards to date.
Project Assistant. OCR Project. Documentation Research and Training Centre. Indian Statistical Institute. Bangalore. June 1995 - May 1996.
Research Associate. Institute of Information Studies. Bangalore. November,1994 - June 1995.
Documentation Assistant. Actionaid Bangalore. August 1993 - September 1994.
* V. Aptagiri changed to P.Madalli since 1997