Documentation Research and Training Centre


  1. Devika P. Madalli, Usashi Chatterjee, Biswanath Dutta (2016). An analytical approach to building a core ontology for food. The Journal of Documentation. Vol. 71, No. 1, pp.123-44.

  2. Devika P. Madalli, Anila Sulochana and Abhinav Kumar Singh (2016). ‘COMAT: core ontology of matter’. Program. Vol. 50. No. 1, pp. 103-117.

  3. Devika P. Madalli. ‘Thematic harvesting of agricultural resources from generic repositories. Information Processing in Agriculture’,Vol. 2, No. 2, Sept. 2015, Pages 93–100

  4. Sangam, S. L., Devika Madalli, and Uma B. Arali. ‘Scientometrics profile of global genetics literature as seen through PubMed’. Collnet Journal of Scientometrics and Information Management Vol. 9, No. 2: pp. 175-192.

  5. Devika P. Madalli, Preedip Balaji and Amit Sarangi(2015). ‘Faceted Ontological Representation for a Music Domain’. Knowledge Organization. Vol.42. No.1, pp. 8-24.

  6. Devika P. Madalli & Saiful Amin (2015). ‘Augmenting OAI-Based Service Providers with Non-OAI Metadata Sources’. Journal of Library Metadata. Vol.15, No.1. pages 50-62.

  7. Biswanath Dutta , Usashi Chatterjee, Devika P. Madalli (2015). ‘YAMO: Yet Another Methodology for large-scale faceted Ontology construction’. Journal of Knowledge Management. Vol.19, No.1 pp. 6-24

  8. Esther Ezdale Yeumo, Devika P. Madalli and Johannes Keizer (2014). 'Opening and Linking Agricultural Research Data'. Dlib magazine. Vol.20. No.1&2. USA.

  9. Satija, M. P., Devika P. Madalli and Biswanath Dutta. (2014). ‘Modes of growth of subjects’. Knowledge Organization. Vol.41, No.3, pp 195-204. [awarded Best paper of the year]

Peer Reviewed Conferences and Seminar publications:

  1. Devika P. Madalli. (2013). 'Issues in Harvesting Resources from Agricultural Repositories'. In Metadata and Semantic Research (MTSR 2013). In: Springer link Communications in Computer and Information Science Volume 390, 2013, pp 414-422. Reference at

  2. Sunita Barve, Nanaji Shewale, Devika P. Madalli and A.R.D. Prasad (2013). 'ETDs using OSS-DL'. In 16th International Symposium on Electronic Theses & Dissertations, Hong Kong, 23rd-26th September 2013.

  3. Nanaji Shewale, A.R.D. Prasad, Devika P. Madalli and Sunita Barve. (2013).'Batch import of metadata and corresponding bit-streams in Dspace'. In 16th International Symposium on Electronic Theses & Dissertations, Hong Kong, 23rd-26th September 2013.

  4. Biswanath Dutta, Usashi Chatterjee and Madalli, Devika. P. (2013). 'From application ontology to food ontology'. In the Proceedings of International Conference on Knowledge Modelling and Knowledge Management, 20-21 November 2013, Bangalore, India

  5. Biswanath Dutta and Devika P. Madalli. (2012). 'Intelligent e-learning system'. In Proceedings of the International Conference of Trends in Knowledge and Information Dynamics (ICTK-2012), Bangalore, India, pp 1020-1031. ISBN: 9789350678817.

  6. Sunita Barve, Devika P. Madalli, A.R.D.Prasad (2011).'Digital Preservation in Open Source Digital Library Software'. In TELDAP-2011 Conference, Taiwan

  7. Devika P. Madalli and A.R.D.Prasad. (2011). 'Analytico synthetic approach for handling Knowledge Diversity in Media Content Analysis'. UDC International Seminar on Classification & Ontologies: Formal Approaches and Access to Knowledge. The Hague,19-20th September 2011

  8. Alessandro Agostini, Devika P. Madalli and Prasad A.R.D (2011). 'Faceted Approach To Diverse Query Processing'. International Workshop on Knowledge Diversity on the Web, DiversiWeb2011 workshop at WWW2011 Conference, Hyderabad, March 28th 2011.

  9. A.R.D.Prasad and Devika P. Madalli (2010). Metadata for Resource Discovery in Learning Repositories. Road to enhanced access to e-learning content. In IEEE T4E Conference 2009. Available at:

  10. A.R.D. Prasad and Devika P. Madalli (2009) Classificatory Ontologies. In UDC International Conference 'Classification at a Crossroads: Multiple Directions to Usability', The Hague, Oct 29-30, 2009. (also published as – Classificatory ontologies - In: Extensions and corrections to the UDC, 31 (2009), Pp. 223-232.

  11. Vincenzo Maltese, _, _, _, and Devika P. Madalli (2009). On the interdisciplinary foundations of diversity. In The First International Workshop on Living Web: Making Web Diversity a true asset collocated with the 8th International Semantic Web Conference ISWC-2009 October 26, 2009: Westfields Conference Center, Washington DC., USA

  12. Biswanath Dutta, Devika P. Madalli, A.R.D.Prasad. Ontology Supported personalized elearning repositories. In The International Conference for Digital Libraries and the Semantic Web (ICSD 2009) 08 - 11 September 2009 Trento, Italy.

  13. Devika P. Madalli (2007). 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.

  14. A.R.D. Prasad and Devika P. Madalli (2007). 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

  15. InDINI: Indian Digital Information Networked Initiative – A Concept Paper on Evaluation of Digital Repositories to establish excellence in the Quality DL Content and Services.