Participation in International Conferences/Workshops, etc. (Selected)


    Participation Abroad


  1. Bicentenary Conference on Sir Syed Ahmed Khan, organized by AMU Alumni Association Mauritius in collaboration with the Indian High Commission, July 17-18, 2017 at Indira Gandhi Centre for Indian Culture, Mauritius.
  2. 10th International Conference on Webometrics, Informetrics and Scientometrics & 15th COLLNET Meeting, Sept. 3-5, 2014, Ilmenau University of Technology & Collnet, Ilmenau, Germany.
  3. International Conference of Asian Special Libraries (ICoASL-2013), April 11-12, 2013, Manila, Philippines.
  4. International Conference on Knowledge Management and Resource Sharing (ICKMARS-2012), February 28-29, 2012, Waljat College of Applied Sciences & BIT, Ranchi at Muscat, Oman.
  5. 3rd International Conference on Libraries, Information and Society (ICoLIS-2010): Towards greater information accessibility, November 9-10, 2010, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  6. World Food Prize Symposium on The Green Revolution Redux: Can we replicate the greatest period of food production in human history, October 19-20, 2006 and the World Food Prize Ceremony, The World Food Prize Foundation, Des Moines, Iowa, USA.
  7. 10th National 2006 Conference of the United States Agricultural Information Network (USAIN), October 8-11, 2006 on Delivering Information for the new Life Sciences including the Pre-conference on Successful Digital Repositories: From creation to preservation, USAIN, Ithaca, New York, USA.
  8. Participation in India


  9. CALIBER 2017: Convention on Automation of Libraries in Education and Research Institution, August 2-4, 2017, INFLIBNET Centre & Anna University, Chennai, Tamilnadu
  10. 3rd Librarian Appreciation Day and Conference, July 28, 2017, Royal Society of Chemistry, Jaipur.
  11. 3rd eBook forum South Asia: Connecting the Dots: Reshaping the Library to Enhance Research Output, June 29-30, 2017, Elsevier, Goa.
  12. UN-AMU-UN WOMEN Seminar on International Women's Day, "Agenda 2030 - Expanding the Knowledge Frontier", March 7, 2017, AMU Aligarh (Convener Address).
  13. International Seminar on New and Innovative Library & Information Services, February 22, 2017, IFLA & Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
  14. International Conference on Knowledge Generation, Discovery and Networking (KGDAN-2017), February 16 (15-16), 2017, DLIS, AMU, Aligarh.
  15. International Conference on Digital Libraries (ICDL-2016) on Smart Future: Knowledge Trends that will Change the World, December 16 (Dec. 13-16), 2016, TERI, New Delhi.
  16. 2016 Higher Education Forum, September 14, 2016, India in collaboration with Elsevier and E-ShodhSindhu (INFLIBNET) Consortium, New Delhi.
  17. Springer Nature eBook Summit on "Research and Innovation with eBooks" 2016, August 22-24, 2016, Udaipur, India.
  18. Elsevier South Asia eBook Forum 2016, May 30, 2016, Gurgaon, India.
  19. Seminar on Role of Women in Knowledge Sharing, March 4, 2016, UNIC & UN Women, UN Information Center, New Delhi.
  20. Workshop on "Assessing Impact of Research: Developing Better Research Skills", February 26, 2016, PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry, New Delhi.
  21. One day seminar on "From Print to Electronic: Managing the transformation", December 19, 2015, Asia-Pacific Institute of Management & Asian Library Association, New Delhi.
  22. OER for Inclusive Development: Identifying Challenges, Addressing Opportunities: A National Consultation, December 1-2, 2015, JNU & UNESCO, New Delhi.
  23. 11th International Conference on Webometrics, Informetrics, and Scientometrics (WIS) and the 16th COLLNET Meeting 2015, November 26-28, 2015, IEG & COLLNET, New Delhi.
  24. ETD 2015 INDIA: 18th International Symposium on Electronic Theses and Dissertations on Evolving genre of Electronic Theses and Dissertations for Knowledge Discovery, November 4-6, 2015, JNU & NDLTD, New Delhi.
  25. Looking back and moving forward: "Open access movement and crossroads", August 13, 2015, TERI, New Delhi.
  26. Seminar on "Youth and Sustainable development: Role of Media, Knowledge Networks and Libraries", August 11, 2015, United Nations Information Centre for India and Bhutan, New Delhi.
  27. ASIALA-2015 - Seminar on "Managing Libraries and Learning Resources: Repositioning libraries in virtual era", May 16, 201, Delhi Technological University in collaboration with the Asian Library Association, New Delhi.
  28. 2nd Tecnia-SRFLIS Summit International Conference on Grey to Green, April 11-12, 2015, Tecnia & SRFLIS, New Delhi.
  29. 4th Library and Information Professional Summit 2015 on "Transforming Dimension of IPR: Challenges for New Age Libraries (LIPS-2015)", January 23-24, 2015, National Law University, SLP, SLA & UNIC New Delhi.
  30. International Conference of Libraries, Archives and Museums (ICLAM), November 27-29, 2014, NIFT, New Delhi.
  31. International Symposium on Emerging Trends and Technologies in Libraries and Information Services (ETTLIS), January 6-8, 2015, IEEE & JIIT, NOIDA.
  32. International Meeting Workshop on Library Information Systems and Services: Challenges and Opportunities, Nov. 5, 2014, NISTADS, & People to People (USA), New Delhi.
  33. ASIALA-2014 - Seminar on managing e-resources: Changes, Challenges, issues and strategies in reaching youth, October 11, 2014, United Nations Information Centre in collaboration with the Asian Library Association, New Delhi.
  34. Developing Information Seeking Skills Using Social Networking Tools in academic environments, IEEE, August 19, 2014 (Winner of the Event Quiz).
  35. IEEE Authorship Workshop on How to publish a technical paper with IEEE, August 11, 2014, IEEE & IIT Delhi, New Delhi.
  36. ProQuest EBooks day on ebrary and EBL models: Addressing the challenges of acquiring e-books in Indian scenario, June 8, 2014, University of Delhi South Campus, & Proquest, New Delhi.
  37. International Conference on Paradigm Shifts on Knowledge Innovation, Information Representation, Information Management Systems and Librarianship, April 11-12, 2014, SRFLISindia & Tecnia, New Delhi.
  38. Library and Information Professionals Summit (LIPS-2014): From Brick to Click: Transforming Libraries into Social Spaces: February 7-8, 2014, University of Delhi, South Campus, SLP, SLA & UNIC, New Delhi.
  39. International Conference on Digital Libraries-2013 on "Vision 2020: Looking back 10 years and forging new frontiers (ICDL-2013), November 27-29, 2013, TERI, New Delhi.
  40. Indo-Canadian Best Practices Symposium of Library Professional, November 11, 2013, IIT, Roorkee.
  41. South Asia Summit on Social Media for Digital Empowerment, September 19-20, 2013, DEF & American Centre, New Delhi.
  42. International Workshop on "Data curation in the University: Libraries, Research and Learning, March 25, 2013, JNU & Purdue University, New Delhi.
  43. SAARC Conference for Library and Information Professionals on Trends and Development in Library and Information Science, December 1-2, 2012, SAARC Documentation Centre & BIMTECH, NOIDA.
  44. Seminar on Knowledge Sharing for Sustainable Development: Role of Libraries, November 1, 2012, United Nations Information Centre for India and Bhutan & Jawaharlal Nehru University Library, New Delhi.
  45. Seminar on Open Access to Scientific Information, March 16, 2011, UNESCO, South Asia & The Centre for Internet and Society, New Delhi.
  46. International Conference on the Convergence of Libraries, Archives and Museums: User empowerment through digital technologies (ICLAM-2011), February 15-17, 2011, NIFT-IFLA, New Delhi.
  47. International Conference on Digital Libraries & Knowledge Organization (ICDK-2011), February 14-16, 2011, MDI, IASLIC and INDEST, Gurgaon.
  48. Conference on Publishing in India: Challenges and Opportunities, January 17-18, 2011, Ambedkar University Delhi in collaboration with the Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada, New Delhi.
  49. Conference on Digital Archiving of Community Knowledge, December 15-18, 2010, Ambedkar University Delhi in collaboration with the University of Cambridge, UK, New Delhi.
  50. International Conference on Digital Libraries 2010 (ICDL-2010) on Shaping the information paradigm, February 23-26, 2010, TERI & IGNOU, New Delhi.
  51. International Conference on Academic Libraries (ICAL-2009), October 5-8, 2009, Delhi University Library System, University of Delhi, Delhi.
  52. Indo-US AKI Workshop on Strengthening of Indian Libraries & Information System, May 16-17, 2007, Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), New Delhi.
  53. International Conference on Digital Libraries 2004 (ICDL-2004) on Knowledge creation, preservation, access and management, February 24-27, 2004, TERI, New Delhi.
  54. 2nd International CALIBER on Road map to new generation of libraries using emerging technologies, February 11-13, 2004, INFLIBNET & Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi.

Participation in Trainings/Courses, etc.


    Participation Abroad


  1. Norman E. Borlaug International Agricultural Science and Technology Fellowship Programme-2006 (PostDoc) on Electronic Library Resources Management, October 7 to November 5, 2006, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA (Obtained "Outstanding").

  2. Participation in India


  3. One Week workshop on Research Methodology, May 15-21, 2017, AMU Students Union & Maulana Azad Library, AMU, Aligarh
  4. Short term training programme on Conservation of Manuscripts and Archival Material, October 10-14, 2016, Heritage Cell & Maulana Azad Library, AMU, Aligarh
  5. Faculty Development Workshop, March 18, 2015, Microsoft, PHD Chamber & SITE, New Delhi
  6. ICSSR National Workshop on Library Automation & Content Development: Using Open Source Software, March 21-23, 2014, BIMTECH & ICSSR, NOIDA
  7. Development of Digital Libraries using DSpace, January 7-9, 2013, Govt. MLB P.G. College, INFLIBNET & UGC, Bhopal.
  8. Attended Short-Term Training course (one week) on "Design and Development of Digital Libraries using DSpace", February 20-24, 2012, NISCAIR (CSIR), New Delhi
  9. Attended Short-Term Training course (one week) on "Basics of Networking" (CSC-003), April 25-29, 2011, Computer Services Centre, IIT Delhi
  10. 3 weeks' Refresher course in Computer-based Multimedia Presentation, February 20 to March 12, 2007, National Academy of Agricultural Research Management (NAARM), Hyderabad (AP)
  11. 3 weeks' Refresher course in Library and Information Science, December 8-28, 2005, UGC-Academic Staff College, AMU, Aligarh (UP) (Obtained Grade "A")
  12. 3 weeks' Refresher course in Research Methodology in Social Sciences, September 12 to October 1, 2005, UGC-Academic Staff College, Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla (HP) (Obtained Grade "A")
  13. LibSys Software Training course (Ist Level- Acquisition, Cataloguing, Circulation, Serial Control and System Administration), August 25 to September 4, 2003, LibSys Corporation, Gurgaon (Haryana)
  14. ICAR-INFLIBNET Workshop for Senior Agricultural Librarians on IT-Management, August 4-8, 2003, INFLIBNET Centre, Ahmedabad (Gujarat)
  15. ICAR-INFLIBNET Training Program for Agriculture Librarians on Networking and E-Resources Management (IT@AGRILIBNET-2003), July 1-14, 2003, INFLIBNET Centre, Ahmedabad (Gujarat)
  16. 4 weeks' Orientation Course in Library and Information Science, October 3 to November 3, 2001, UGC Academic Staff College, AMU, Aligarh (UP)
  17. 5 days Training Course on WINISIS (Windows version of CDS/ISIS), November 6-10, 2000, NISSAT, New Delhi and State Council for Science, Technology and Environment, Shimla at Himachal Institute of Public Administration, Shimla (HP)
  18. 4 week's Refresher course in Library and Information Science, September 6 to October 2, 1999, UGC-Academic Staff College, AMU, Aligarh (UP)
  19. 5 week's training course on Computer Application to Library and Information Activities, May 27 to June 28, 1996, INSDOC (NISCAIR), New Delhi