Experienced Academic Librarian with PhD in Library & Information Science


Last Updated: 16th March 2019 (over 3 years ago)

Address
Saudi Arabia

E-mail
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Phone Number
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Gender
Male

Age Range
35 to 44

Qualification Level
None

Languages
English, Hindi, Urdu

Summary

I joined Royal Commission for Jubail & Yanbu in 2004, a modest beginning as Asst. Librarian. But soon with my dedication and hard work I was given a free hand in running day to day operations of the Jubail Industrial College Library and introduction of innovative services, I have held various positions of responsibility and contributed substantially for the development of library services, analyzed user needs, systems, and databases, enabled data integration, designed and delivered instructional programs through presentations and workshops to the students, faculty and librarians at the Library & Learning Resources Center.

Education

Jadavpur University, India
Ph.D. in Library & Information Science

   Nov 2007
— Dec 2013

Dissertation: GROWTH OF I.T. LITERATURE IN LIBRARY AND INFORMATION
SCIENCE JOURNALS (1981-2005): AN INFORMETRICS STUDY

Aligarh Muslim University, India
Master of Library & Information Science (MLIS)

   Aug 2001
— Oct 2002

Aligarh Muslim University, India
Bachelor of Library & Information Science (BLIS)

   Aug 2000
— Jul 2001

Aligarh Muslim University, India
Bachelor of Arts (BA)

   Aug 1997
— Jul 2000

Sociology, Economics & English Lit.

Experience

Royal Commission for Jubail & Yanbu, Saudi Arabia
Assistant Librarian

   Jun 2004
— Current

Played a pivotal role in transforming the traditional Jubail Indsutrial College Library to Library & Learning Resources Center
 Successfully implemented Symphony Integrated Library System (ILS)
 Managed upgrade and regular maintenance of the system
 Arranged and executed staff as user level training
 Organized printed and digital resources through ILS
 Designed, launched and regular updating of the library website
 Introduced RFID Technology & cost-effective printing solutions
 E-Resource management including renewal of subscriptions and access management
 Collection development, faculty liaison with the departments and vendor management
 Successfully proposed, designed and organized regular library orientation sessions, training sessions and workshops on literature search
 Administrator and author for Subject Guides to assist users in the literature search
 Managed E-Selective Dissemination of Information (ESDI) service
 Collection and management of statistical reports and user studies for the higher administration
 Successfully prepared the report on Learning Resources (LR) for National Commission for Academic Accreditation and Assessment (NCAAA) accreditation
 Has been the member of the College Committee for Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology(ABET) accreditation

Aligarh Muslim University, India
Semi Professional Assistant

   Sep 2003
— Jun 2004

 Technical processing of books and other materials using DDC system
 Maintenance & weeded activities
 User guides (bibliographies, indexes, reading lists and guides)

Moradabad Institute of Technology, India
Library Assistant

   Dec 2002
— Sep 2003

 I was hired mainly for the automation the Institute’s Library. Successfully implemented, tested and deployed the LibSys ILS
 Prepared and conducted training of the library staff on LibSys functions

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