Academic and Professional Activities

Activities in the Year 2013               
1. Participated and delivered a lecture in the seminar at Port Blair (Andman) on 08th January 2013.
2. Digital Library Initiatives at Banaras Hindu University Library: A Case Study. Paper published in the proceedings of ICKMODE-2013 held at Tumkur (Jan. 2013).

3. Participated and presented a paper in the seminar on Role of Libraries in Development of Indian Culture at PVRI, Varanasi on 14th April 2013. (Topic: Digital Religious Libraries).

4. Participated in IFLA World Library & Information Congress at Singapore (17-18 Aug. 2013).
During the IFLA IT Section meet, I received a Certificate of Appreciation from IFLA Secretary General for serving as a member of Standing Committee for IFLA Information Technology Section 2009-2013 at Singapore. Aug. 2013.

 Lecctures / Information Literacy Program

5. Lecture delivered at Faculty of Law, BHU under induction programme for LLB students. (1/08/2013)

6.  Five lectures delivered at Institute of Agricultural Sciences during 16 – 20 Sept. 2013 under Information Literacy Program.
7. Lectures delivered at Academic Staff College, BHU for the participants of Refresher and Orientation Program.

Publications :

1. Mahamana Digital Library. Prajna. Mahamana Malaviya Jayanti Visheshank. 58(2) 2012-2013. Pp. 230-235.

2. Empowering the poor with right to information and library services. Library Review 62 (1-2) 2013. pp. 47-52.

(This paper was originally presented at an IFLA 2012 Section and Satellite Program meeting co-sponsored by the IFLA Library Services to People with Special Needs Section and Tallinn Central Library in Estonia, held in Tallinn, 10 August 2012. Published with the kind permission of IFLA.) DOI 10.1108/00242531311328159

3.  Scientometric analysis of research publications of Banaras Hindu University. IN  Knowledge management : Library and Information services in changing IT scenario. Edited by J L Upadhyay. New Delhi: Shree Publishers, 2013. ISBN : 978-81-8329-529-1 (Chapter in Book).

2012                Participated and worked as resource person in the National Seminar on Access to E-resources under N-LIST of UGC-INFLIBNET, held at BHU Library on 6th January 2012.
2012                Participated in the short term course on “Excellence in Higher Education” (from 23-28 Feb.) at UGC-ASC, BHU.

2012                Participated and delivered a lecture as invited speaker in the National Seminar on Digital Library & Higher Education at Govt. Girls College, Satna, M.P. (25-26 March).

2012                Participated and delivered a key note address at National Workshop on “Library Automation Using SOUL Software” at Govt. Girls College, Panna M.P. (20-21 April).

2012                Participated in DLIS – Sagar University Alumni Meet on 11th May.

2012                Paper presented in IFLA Library services to people with special needs in  satellite meeting at Tallinn Central Library, Tallinn, Estonia on 10th Aug.

2012                Participated in 78th IFLA World Library and Information Congress, Helsinki, Finland (11-14 Aug.).

2012                Participated in Author Workshop on Scholarly Publishing, organised by Central Library and John Wiley at Varanasi (24 Sept. ).
2011 :    Participated and worked as Deputy Organising Secretary in the International Workshop on “Strengthening the Academic Library to enhance Agriculture Education” held at Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Banaras Hindu University during 15-16 Dec. 2011.

Dr. Vivekanand Jain and Sanjiv saraf participated in IATLIS seminar at PUNE.
2010 : Dr. Jain presented paper in National seminar of IATLIS at University of Pune, during 17th and 19th Nov. 2010.Title of paper : Lingering issues in LIS research: a case study of Banaras Hindu University.

2009 : Participated in the World Library and Information Congress : 75th IFLA   General Conference and assembly, at Milan, Italy. (23-27 Aug).

2009 : Participated in the IFLA/FAIFE sponsored workshop on “Libraries as Transparency Institutions” held at at Punjabi University, Patiala(17-18 Nov).