Professor Gobinda Chowdhury

Computer and Information Sciences

Personal statement

I am a Professor of Information Science in the Department. I have been involved in teaching and research in Information Science for over 25 years and have taken senior management positions at universities in UK and Australia. Currently I am the Chair of the global iSchools Organization ( My research focuses on digital libraries and information services trying to understand how people access and use information and data in different contexts. Recent research includes information systems and services for addressing global challenges and sustainable development. I am always looking out for interesting partnerships and good PhD students.


Promoting access to indigenous information in Africa : challenges and requirements
Chowdhury Gobinda, McLeod Julie, Lihoma Paul, Teferra Abate Solomon, Wato Richard
Information Development (2021)
A recommendations-based reading list system prototype for learning and resource management
Chowdhury Gobinda, Koya Kushwanth, Bugaje Maryam
Journal of Information Science, pp. 1-16 (2021)
Eradicating information poverty : an agenda for research
Marcella Rita, Chowdhury Gobinda
Journal of Librarianship and Information Science Vol 52, pp. 366-381 (2020)
Measuring impact of academic research in computer and information science on society
Koya Kushwanth, Chowdhury Gobinda
APIT 2020 2nd Asia Pacific Information Technology Conference, APIT 2020 ACM International Conference Proceeding Series, pp. 78-85 (2020)
Cultural heritage information practices and iSchools education for achieving sustainable development
Koya Kushwanth, Chowdhury Gobinda
Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology Vol 71, pp. 696-710 (2019)
A method for retrieval of tweets about hospital patient experience
Walters Julie, Chowdhury Gobinda
Maturity and Innovation in Digital Libraries - 20th International Conference on Asia-Pacific Digital Libraries, ICADL 2018, Proceedings 20th International Conference on Asia-Pacific Digital Libraries, ICADL 2018 Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics) Vol 11279 LNCS, pp. 124-135 (2018)

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