Manika Lamba

Postdoctoral Research Associate

PhD, Library and Information Science, University of Delhi

MPhil, Library and Information Science, University of Delhi

MLIS, University of Delhi

MSc, Plant Biotechnology, TERI School of Advanced Studies

BSc (H), Biochemistry, University of Delhi

Other professional appointments

Research focus

My scholarship focuses on the intersections of information retrieval, digital libraries, social informatics, and scholarly communication using NLP and data science methods on digital trace data specifically scientific literature and social media data.

Honors and Awards

Publications & Papers

For a complete list of publications, visit Manika Lamba's Google Scholar page.

Selected Publications

Potnis, D., Gala, B., Reyes, V., Lamba, M., Warraich, N.F., Seifi, L., Perez, P.J. (2023). How to Better Engage with ASIS&T Members? Lessons Learned From SIG-III’s Activities During the COVID-19 Pandemic. In 2023 Mid-Year ASIS&T Conference. DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.7776962

Malik, A., Batool, S. H., Agarwal, N. K., Islam, Md. A., Jayasekara, P. K., Dangol, R., & Lamba, M. (2023). D/Misinformation on Social Media and the Role of the LIS Profession: A South Asian Perspective. In 2023 Mid-Year ASIS&T Conference. DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.7775553

Chan, H., Chu, S., Gala, B., Islam, M.A., Batool, S.H., Bhardwaj, R.K., Lamba, M. and Jayasekara, P.K. (2022). Equipping Students and Beyond with Sound COVID-19 Knowledge to Survive and Thrive Despite the Pandemic. Proceedings of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 59: 633-635.

Lamba, M., Madhusudhan, M. (2022). Text Mining for Information Professionals: An Uncharted Territory, Springer Nature. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-85085-2 (Book's Website, GitHub Repository)

Lamba, M. (2022). Technological Advancements in Library Service Innovation, IGI Global. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-8942-7

Barnett, C., Fitzgerald,M., Krumholz, K., Lamba, M. (2022). Gender in the Journals: A Dataset of Gender and Politics Research. PS: Political Science & Politics, 55(3), 511-518. DOI: 10.1017/S1049096522000385

Lamba, M. (2020). Research Productivity of Health Care Policy Faculty: A Cohort Study of Harvard Medical School, Scientometrics, 124(1),107–130. DOI: 10.1007/s11192-020-034335

Lamba, M., Madhusudhan, M. (2019). Mapping of Topics in DESIDOC Journal of Library and Information Technology, India: a study, Scientometrics, 120(2), 477–505.DOI: 10.1007/s11192-019-03137-5

Lamba, M. (2019). Marketing of academic health libraries 2.0: a case study, Library Management, 40(3/4), 155–177. DOI: 10.1108/LM-03-2018-0013

Lamba, M., Madhusudhan, M. (2018). Application of sentiment analysis in libraries to provide temporal information service: a case study on various facets of productivity, Social Network Analysis and Mining, 8:63. DOI: 10.1007/s13278-018-0541-y


Speaker, “Meet the Authors: Text Mining for Information Professionals: An Uncharted Territory”, ASIS&T, December 2023

Speaker, “Sentiment Analysis using R”, RLadies Gaborone, October 2022

Speaker, “Topic Modeling with R”, RLadies Urmia, April 2022

Lamba, M. (2022). Visualizing the Pace of COVID-19 Research: An Experimental Study of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), NewDelhi. In SIS Annual Convention 2022, New Delhi. DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.7191599

Speaker, “Acceleration of Health Information Literacy: Preparing Multi-Lingual COVID-19 Contents for South Asia Region”, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, December 2021

Lamba, M. (2021). Analyzing Trends in Electronic Theses and Dissertations: 100 years of Library and Information Science. In ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL), September 2021.

Lamba, M. (2021). Exploratory Text Analysis of Electronic Theses and Dissertations. In iConference (Virtual), March 2021.

Lamba, M. (2019). Text Analysis of ETDs in ProQuest Dissertations and Theses (PQDT) Global (2016-2018). In ICDL 2019: Digital Transformation for an Agile Environment, New Delhi (pp.734–745). New Delhi, India. DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.3545907

Lamba, M., Madhusudhan, M. (2019). Mapping of ETDs in ProQuest dissertations and theses (PQDT) global database (2014-2018). In 22nd International Symposium on Electronic Theses and Dissertations – ETD2019, Porto, Portugal, November 2019.

Lamba, M., Madhusudhan, M. (2018). Metadata Tagging of Library and Information Science Theses: Shodhganga (2013-2017). In ETD2018 Taiwan Beyond the Boundaries of Rims and Oceans: Globalizing Knowledge with ETDs. Taipei, Taiwan. DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.1475795