Her areas of research include Information Retrieval, Ontology Development, and Social Media and Network Analysis. As a leading digital library expert she was commissioned to carry out studies and projects by UNESCO, Educational Development Council, Washington, DC, USA and others. Some of her well known projects/studies include the following:

  • 1. UNESCO Guide to Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETDs),2002 [6]
  • 2. UNESCO Directory of Open Access Education and Training Opportunities, 2011 [7]
  • 3. UNESCO sponsored Training Program called UN4IM Training Library and Information Professionals in India.[8]
  • 4. UNESCO Workshop on eBooks, ISiM. September 2004 [8]
  • 5. Digital Library of Learning Educational Development Council, Washington, DC, USA Project the Dot-EDU digital library of audiovisual learning materials for the underprivileged school children developed under the project ‘Technology Tools for Teaching and Training in India
  • 6.Unicode Implementation for Indian Scripts funded by Microsoft [9]

She has published more than 200 papers in peer-reviewed journals and prestigious academic conferences and also edited five books published by Springer.[10][11][12] Her Google Scholar profile has more than 500 citations.[13] She received the Emerald Research Fund Award 2007/2008 for her research “Networks and Turning Points: An Exploration of the Dynamics of Academic Networks and Social Movements in India”.[14]