Navkiran Kaur

Navkiran Kaur is working as Assistant Professor in the Department of Library and Information Science, Punjabi University, Patiala (Punjab, India) since July 2011. She has done her B.Sc. (Non-Med.) in 2007 and was awarded University Gold Medal in MLIS Degree from Panjab University, Chandigarh in 2009. She was awarded Ph.D. in 2014 on the topic ‘Role of Medical College Libraries in Health Information Literacy in Punjab and Chandigarh: An Analytical Study”. She served as Library Assistant at A.C. Joshi Library and Guest Faculty at Department of Library and Information Science, Panjab University, Chandigarh from 2009 to 2011. She served as Joint Secretary of Indian Association of Teachers of Library and Information Science (IATLIS) for two terms 2011-14 and 2014-17, and as its Treasurer from 2017 to 2020. She also served as Executive Council Member of Punjab Library Association (PLA) from 2016-2019. She has contributed more than 30 research papers in journals, conference proceedings and edited books. She has jointly edited two books. Dr. Kaur has travelled to different parts of the country for academic and professional assignments. She has been actively participating in national and international conferences, seminars, workshops, webinars and training programmes. She is a life member of Indian Library Association (ILA), IATLIS and PLA. Her areas of interest are: Health Information Literacy; Information Literacy, Information Sources and Services; Knowledge Organization and Information Processing; Information Storage and Retrieval; and Information Analysis, Consolidation and Repackaging.


Blockchain: A New Technology in Library System and Management
Subhajit Panda, Navkiran Kaur. © 2023. 20 pages.
This chapter provides an overview of blockchain technology and its potential use in library and information centers. It explains the main components of blockchain technology...