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Ramesh C. Gaur



Professor (Dr.) Ramesh C. Gaur (born July 1, 1966) is a librarian from India. He is presently working as Dean, Director (Library & Information) and Head of the Kalanidhi Division at the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA), New Delhi, a body under the Ministry of Culture, Government of India. Prof. Gaur is one of the senior-most faculty/officials in IGNCA and also officiates for Member Secretary whenever he is on tour or /and on leave. As a Dean, IGNCA he is responsible for the management and smooth running of various academic programs including  7 postgraduate diploma courses and 5 short term certificate courses in various disciplines such as cultural management, South Asian studies, Buddhism, digital library & data management, cultural informatics, conservation, folklore, tribal studies, research methodology, ethnographic documentary making, and screen writing, etc.

During the period October 2011-January 2018, he was the University Librarian of the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in New Delhi, India. At IGNCA Prof. Gaur has also headed the Kala Kosha Division of IGNCA from October 2009 to December 2010, and National Mission for Manuscripts (NMM), IGNCA as its Director from April 2009 to September 2009. His past assignments include; Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), CRRI-CSIR, RIS, New Delhi, Management Development Institute (MDI), and IMT Ghaziabad, etc.


Ramesh C. Gaur


Prof. Gaur has played a pivotal role in creating awareness, education, and training on and about research publication ethics particularly on plagiarism in India. He was a member of the University Grant Commission – MHRD committee for drafting of UGC (Promotion of Academic Integrity and Prevention of Plagiarism in Higher Educational Institutions) Regulations, 2018. He has conducted /delivered over 100 workshops/ invited talks on plagiarism, its detection, and avoidance.

Prof. Gaur has significantly contributed in digitization, digital archiving of the Indian cultural heritage, promoting open access particularly electronic theses and dissertations, preservation of Indian languages through language documentation and digital archiving, research data management and research methodology, awareness about the preservation of, access to documentary heritage particularly through UNESCO Memory of the World Programme, Intangibles Cultural heritage, archival and information science, etc. 




Contents


  • Early Life and Education
  • Career 
  • Affiliation with International Committees / Bodies / Groups
  • Affiliation with National Committees / Bodies / Groups
  • Member of Editorial / Advisory Board
  • Countries Visited
  • Honors and Awards
  • Publications
  • Contact Information
  • References 





EARLY LIFE AND EDUCATION

Dr. Ramesh C. Gaur was born on July 1, 1966 in ___________, India. He had his early education in New Delhi, India. He obtained his B.Sc. (Hons.) degree in chemistry in 1988, followed by Post B.Sc. Diploma in Computer Applications, and Bachelor of Library and Information Science degree in successive years from Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi. He completed his Master of Library and Information Science from the Annamalai University of India in 1992. Dr. Ramesh C. Gaur was awarded a Ph.D. in 2002 from Dr. B.R.A. University, Agra for his research titled "Re-engineering Library and Information Services: A study of Management Libraries in India with special reference to Delhi, Gurgaon, Faridabad, Noida, and Ghaziabad." Dr. Gaur received the Fulbright Fellowship in Information Science & Technology in 2003 at Virginia Polytechnic and State University, Blacksburg, the United States where he studied and researched multimedia digital libraries during 2003-2004.



CAREER

Dr. Ramesh Gaur has so far served the library profession for three decades. He began his career at the Central Road Research Institute (CRRI), New Delhi where he worked as Jr. Documentation Assistant from 1991-1994. After this, he joined the Research and Information Systems for Non-aligned and Other Developing Countries (RIS), New Delhi (Autonomous body of Ministry of External Affairs) as Assistant Librarian. It was followed by various assignments in various libraries, such as the Chief Librarian of Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad, head of the Library of Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, and the Librarian of Management Development Institute, Gurgaon. He joined as the Librarian of the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA) in 2004 where he worked till 2011. He became the University Librarian of Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi in 2011 where he served till 2018. He joined back the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA) where he is serving since January 4, 2018.

Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA) 

Dr. Ramesh C. Gaur is Librarian & Head, Kala Nidhi Division at Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA), New Delhi.  He is the Project Coordinator of an International Bibliographic Project known as ABIA, South and Southeast Asian Art and Archeology Index. Dr. Gaur has also headed the Kala Kosha Division of IGNCA from October 2009 to December 2010, and National Mission for Manuscripts (NMM), IGNCA as its Director from April 2009 to September 2009. He is the Project Coordinator for a collaborative project proposed with C-DAC, Pune, and Department of Information Technology, Government of India on “Development of Digital Repository of Indian Cultural Heritage. As a librarian & Head of Kala Nidhi division responsible for the functioning of Kala Nidhi division and its following sub division’s
  • Reference Library
  • Slide Unit
  • Reprography Unit
  • Manuscript Unit
Following units up to June 2008;
  • Cultural Archives
  • Conservation Unit
  • Photography Unit
  • Media Centre
For effective & efficient functioning of the above units following duties are performed.
  • Supervision to the work of about 70 officers & staff working in above units.
  • Coordination within various divisions’ in IGNCA for official works.
  • Responsible for obtaining approval from Competent authorities in relation to various operations & activities of Kala Nidhi and also other projects undertaken by Kala Nidhi.
  • Responsible for administrative & financial management within the Kala Nidhi division.
  • Coordination with other libraries, library networks, professional associations, and the similar institutions for library networking & resource sharing.
  • Represents Kala Nidhi in various internal & external meetings.
  • Preparation of Annual Action Plan. Plan proposals, a proposal for the 11th five-year plan.
  • Finalization and submission of DO letter, Monthly report, Quarterly report, Annual report to IGNCA authorities & Annual report to Ministry of Culture also. 
  • Responsible for Internet facilities at No.5 R.P. Road building.
  • Organized training programs, workshops, seminars & meetings on the subject related to the area of interest of IGNCA.
  • Organization of book Exhibition’s Kala Nidhi Annual day Program etc. 
  • As a coordinator ABIA South & South East Asia Art & Archeology Index Project responsible for following activities.
    • Coordination with staff to get prepared entries for the database.
    • Collection of books & journals
    • Preparation of report for various ABIA meeting / workshops
    • Coordination with other project partners in South & South East Asian countries.
    • Member of Project Monitoring Committee of National Mission for Manuscript
    • Visit to various outgoing Microfilming projects.
    • Preparation of Plan for Design & Development of digital library.
    • Organization of In-house training programme.
    • Coordination with Southern Regional Centre & Eastern Regional Centres of IGNCA for development of libraries at these centers.
    • Setting up of microfilming repository at SRC, Bangalore.
    • Representing MS, IGNCA in the meetings of Philatelic Advisory Committee.
    • Convener Kala Nidhi - Reference Library Advisory Committee.


AFFILIATION WITH INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEES / BODIES / GROUPS

1. Member- International Advisory Committee (IAC) UNESCO Memory of the World (MoW) Programme.

2. Expert Member-UNESCO International Centre for Documentary Heritage (ICDH) (2018-19).

3. National Coordinator-Experts' Group on UNESCO Memory of the World (MoW) Programme in India.
4. Member-International Consultative Committee on Digital Dunhuang, China 2016-2019.

5. Member, IFLA Academic and Research Libraries Standing Committee 2017-2021.

6. Member, IFLA-Regional Standing Committee on Asia and Oceania (RSCAO) 2016-2019.

7. NDLTD Board of directors and Chair-NDLTD Conference Standing Committee. The NDLTD (www.ndltd.org ).

8. Member of Standing Committee of International Federations of Library Associations (IFLA) -Art Libraries Section 2011-2015.

9. Author-Online course on Plagiarism, OUP.

10. Advisor to the UNESCO project entitled "Development of Curriculum and Self-Directed Learning Tools for Open Access" at the Commonwealth Educational Media Centre for Asia (CEMCA).

11. Project Coordinator of an International Bibliographic Project known as ABIA, South and Southeast Asian Art and Archeology Index. 2007-2010.

12. Jury Member- Wiley Library Awards Committee.

13. Jury Member- 2017 Emerald South Asian LIS Research Fund Award.

14. Member - Special Library Association (SLA), USA.

15. Member Databib Advisory Board http://databib.org/about.php - A project under the partnership between Purdue and Penn State Universities, USA.

16. Member EBSCO Asia, Australia, Africa Academic Advisory Board.

17. Member PROQUEST Asia, Australia, Africa Academic Advisory Board.

18. Member Elsevier Asia-Pacific Library Advisory Board (ALAB).

19. Member South Asia Library Advisory Board, Cambridge University Press.

20. Member- IOP  Librarians Advisory Board.

21. Member, Publishers Communication Group(PCG) Library Advisory Group.

22. Reviewed the application from the University of Cape Town, South Africa on ICT4D for Heritage project submitted at the National Research Foundation, South Africa, 2010.

23. Member Oxford’s Global Academic User Group Exchange (GAUGE).

24. Member Librarians Advisory Committee of Royal Society of Chemistry(RSC).

25. Member Librarians Advisory Committee Springer.

26. Contributor to the UNESCO Global Open Access Portal (GOAP).

27. Chairman ETD 2015 at JNU, New Delhi India http://www.ndltd.org/events/news.

28. Member Programme Committee, ETD 2018, National Central Library, Taiwan.

29. Convenor-Programme Committee RSCAO Open Session, IFLA-WLIC-2018, Malaysia



AFFILIATION WITH NATIONAL COMMITTEES / BODIES / GROUPS

1. Member- Governing Council, Information and Library Network(INFLIBNET) Centre- UGCA IUAC, Gandhinagar, Gujarat.

2. Member- Think Tank on Library and Information Services formed by Ministry of Culture, Government of India to advise Government on Library Policy Matters.

3. Member- Consortium of Promotion of Under-resourced Indian Languages.

4. Member- National Advisory Committee, e-Shodh Sindhu-National Consortia, Ministry of HRD, Government of India.

5. Member, Governing Body, Delhi University Library Systems. The University of Delhi.

6. Expert Member- UGC Plagiarism Regulations 2017 Committee, MHRD.

7. Member- CSIR Plagiarism Committee.

8. Member- NDA Plagiarism Committee.

9. Vice-President, Indian Association of Special Libraries and Information Centre (IASLIC) 2014-2016.

10. Member of Delhi Library Board, the Governing body of Delhi Public Library2008-2014, (An organization of Ministry of Culture, Government of India).

11. Member of National Committee for Implementation of Submission and Access to Electronic Theses and Dissertations in Universities in India, INFLIBNET, Ahmedabad (UGC).

12. Member of the "National Advisory Board" for the Jawaharlal Nehru Library of Dr. Harisingh Gour University, Sagar, M.P.

13. Member, Board of Studies, School of Archival Studies, National Archive of India, New Delhi.

14. Member of Project Review and Steering Group (PSRG) for “Tools for Digital Preservation Management of Heritage Archives – project proposal from C-DAC Pune for R&D funding”.

15. Member of Project Review and Steering Group (PSRG) for “Centre of Excellence for Digital Preservation – project proposal from C-DAC Pune, C-DAC, NOIDA funded by  DIT, Government of India under R&D funding”.

16. Member of Expert Group on Study Report on Digital Preservation in India formed by National Digital Preservation Programme: An initiative of Department of Information & Technology, Government of India.

17. Member Expert Committee on Digital Preservation Standards, C-DAC, Pune.

18. Member of Task Force on recommendations made by the 5th Central Pay Commission for library staff and libraries, constituted by Ministry of Culture, Government of India.

19. Member of Publication Sub-Committee of Rampur Raza Library, Rampur (Ministry of Culture, Government of India).

20. Member of NASSDOC Modernization Committee constituted in accordance with the recommendation of the Committee on Documentation Services and research information (CDS&RI) of the ICSSR 2010-11).

21. Member of ICSSSR-NASSDOC Committee on Documentation Services.

22. Member of Committee on Library Standards of Bureau of Indian Standards, BIS, New Delhi.

23. Convenor Course Designing Committee for Central Board of Secondary Education(CBSE), New Delhi for Library & Information Science for Class Xi & XIIth.

24. Member, Library Advisory Committee, Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Raipur.

25. Member, External Advisory Committee (EAC) of NIFTEM Knowledge Centre, National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship and Management (NIFTEM) (Deemed to be University under De-novo Category) Ministry of Food Processing Industries, Govt. of India), Sonepat, Haryana.

26. Trustee and Director-National & International Collaboration of SATKAL.

27. Life Trustee of Ranganathan Research Trust and Founder Convenor of Ranganathan Research Circle (RRC), New Delhi.

28. Founder Member- Management Libraries Network (MANLIBNET).

29. Founder Member & Chief Patron- Association of Media Libraries Archives (AMLA).

30. Representing JNU in the Governing Body of DELNET.

31. Convenor Course Designing Committee for Library and Information Science course for Class XIth and XIIth for Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), New Delhi.

32. Member Expert Panel, Ministry of HRD, Government of India.

33. Member the Expert Committee (EC) to give suggestions for operationalizing the recommendations given, on various components, by the High-Level Committee for planning and the development of Dr. Ambedkar National Memorial (‘Memorial’) and Dr. Ambedkar National Centre for Social Justice (‘Centre’), Government of India, Department of Social Justice and Empowerment,, Dr. Ambedkar Foundation.

34. Member Curriculum Committee for Vocational Education, Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) (An autonomous organization under the MHRD, Govt. of India).

35. Member Library Committee, Indian Council of World Affairs (ICWA), New Delhi.

36. Member Expert Review Committee of Paddy Growing Cultures in India of Janapada Sampada Division, Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, New Delhi.

37. Primary Member, Daisy Forum of India.

38. Member- Library Committee, University of Kashmir, J&K.

39. Member, Library Review Committee,  South Asian University(SAU), New Delhi.

40. Member, Expert Committee, Central University, Bhatinda, Panjab.

41. Member, Library Advisory Board, Central University, Kerala.

42. Project Coordinator for a collaborative project with C-DAC, Pune, and Department of Information Technology, Government of India on “Development of Digital Repository of Indian Cultural Heritage” under the project “Centre for Excellence on Digital Preservation”.

43. Member, Library Advisory Committee, Central University Kashmir, J&K.

44. Advisor, GAIL Library, New Delhi.

45. Chairman- Committee on Modernization of Ministry of Defence Library.

46. Chairman- Sub-Committee for preparation of RFP for Networking of Ministries Libraries.

47. Member IQAC-Kamala Nehru College, University of Delhi

A Fulbright Scholar, Prof. Gaur is a Science graduate with Ph.D. in Library and Information Science, with exposure to a several-advanced training program on the applications of IT to Library Management.  Digitization and Digital Archiving of Indian Cultural Heritage is the main focus of his work at Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts. Reengineering of Libraries, Open Access Publishing, Library Management, Copyright & Plagiarism Issues, Annotated Bibliographic work, Microfilming, and Digital Libraries are other areas of his interests.

After rich exposure in a corporate environment at Eicher Research Centre, and Brisk Securities Ltd, he joined the Institute of Management Technology (IMT) Ghaziabad where his first major achievement of automating the Library and transforming it into a state-of-the-art establishment, hailed by all concerned.  This feat he replicated at the famed Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), Mumbai and also at Management Development Institute (MDI), Gurgaon. He has also worked at Central Road Research Institute (CRRI-CSIR) and Research and Information System for Non-aligned and Other Developing Countries (RIS), New Delhi. During his tenure at JNU he contributed to various  activities  through following affiliations:

Head- Dr. B R Ambedkar Central Library and Archives on Contemporary History & other Archives in JNU.

Convener, Library Advisor Committee, JNU.

Member Secretary,  Archives Advisory Committee (AAC) of the Archives on Contemporary History, and other JNU Archives JNU.

CSR Project Implementation Committee, JNU.

Member Secretary- JNU Press Advisory Committee.

Member- IQAC.

Member- Plagiarism Committee, JNU.

Account Administrator for TURNITIN -anti-plagiarism tools.

Member, eOffice Steering Committee, JNU.

Member. Cadre Review Committee, JNU.

Member, Academic Council, JNU.

Member, JNU Court

He has also acted as Expert Member/Examiner/Member of Committee to the various professional bodies and Institutions UGC National Committee on e-theses, National Knowledge Commission Committee on Private Collections, IMT Ghaziabad, IGNOU, DAV Schools, Max Muller Bhawan, South Asian University, National Archives, Jamia Millia Islamia, SNDT University, Lady Erwin College, MDI Gurgaon, BIMTECH, Apeejay, Greater Noida, Indus World School of Business, Indian Law Institute, DESIDOC, DR.BSRA Central University, Lucknow, Census of India, GNDU University, Amritsar, University of Pondicherry,  IIIT, DRDO, NIT Uttrakhand, IARI, NIEUPA, INFLIBNET, University of Burdwan, Doon University, Dehradoon, IARI, NCERT, Central University-Jharkhand,  Jaipuria Institute of Management, University of Hyderabad, Bharathiar University-Coimbatore, Banasthali University, North Maharashtra University, Avadh University, RTM University, Nagpur, University of Madras, G. D. Goenka University, Kashmir University, etc.

In 28 years professional career, he has published over 70 papers, delivered over 400 lectures, authored/edited eight important books in his chosen field, and sponsored/supported organizations and causes related to Library Science.  

Digital Library Development, Digital Preservation, Reengineering Management, and Publishing are some of the main areas of his interest.  As a Project Leader, he was responsible for Library Automation of Planning Commission Library.  He was Managing Editor of "Paradigm: IMT Journal" (1997-2002).  He was actively involved in DAE, TIFR Libraries Consortia.



MEMBER OF EDITORIAL /ADVISORY BOARD

Gyankosh: The Journal of Library and Information Science (2010); published by INMANTAC Publishing; Ghaziabad (U.P.), India. ISSN No. 2229 - 4023.

Kalakalpa: Journal of the Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts; published by Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts, New Delhi, India (209-2011).

ISST Journal of advances in librarianship (2011); published by Intellectual Society for Socio – Techno Welfare; Ghaziabad (U.P.), India.

Journal of Library Management a quarterly journal of Management Libraries Network (MANLIBNET).

Indian Journal of Knowledge Management- A quarterly Journal of Department of Library & Information Science, Ch, Charan Singh University, Meerut.

Member Editorial advisory board of the journal, “KIIT Journal of Library and Information Management” of KIIT University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India.

Member Editorial Board of journal Trends in Information Management, Department of Library and Information Science, University of Kashmir, India.

Member Editorial Board, WBCLA journal(Yearly) "College Libraries" with ISSN number(ISSN: O972-1975.

Inspire: A Quarterly Magazine of the Eminent (2007); published by The Eminent, New Delhi.

Member Review Committee World Digital Libraries: The International Journal of TERI.

Member Editorial Board and Guest Editor for Special Issue on Digital Preservation of DESIDOC Journal of Library and Information Technology (July 2012 and Special issue on Embedded Librarianship in November 2014 and special issue on Outreach Programmes July 2015 , Special Issue on Language Documentation and Digital Archiving (2020).

ICULA 2020 Editor Board., Srilanka.

He along with Prof. Krishan Kumar and Mr. V. Jairaj has contributed a chapter entitled “India: Libraries, Archives and Museums” in the 3rd edition of Encyclopedia of Library and Information Sciences published by Taylor and Francis, USA.

Prof. Gaur has been the conference Director/member of Organizing Committees/Key Note Speaker/ Chief Guest in various National/International Conferences organized in India. He has organized various National and International Conferences in collaboration with bodies like SLA, IFLA, MANLIBNET, UPLA, RRC, IASLIC, Max Mueller Bhawan, GBO and Bharat Soka Gakkai etc. He has guided a number of students of M.L.I.Sc, M. Phil., Ph.D, B.Lib.I.Sc, PGDCA, MCA of various Universities.  



COUNTRIES VISITED

Prof. Gaur has visited over 24 countries-USA, UK, France, Russia, Australia, Germany, China, Japan, Thailand, Indonesia, Cambodia, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Iran, South Korea, Bhutan, UAE, Panama, Portugal, and the Netherlands in relation to various assignments related to Digital Library and allied areas in his field. He has widely traveled in India in relation to various professional meetings and other professional tasks.



HONORS AND AWARDS

The professional contributions of Prof. Gaur have been duly acknowledged by various National and International Professional Bodies/ Organisation in the form of several honors and awards, some of these are as follows:

1. IASLIC- S M Ganguly Best Librarian award for the year 2007.

2. Satkal Young Librarian award for the year 2009.

3. Facilitation by UP Library Association in the year 2007. The felicitation through Education Minister, State Government, Uttar Pradesh.

4. Felicitation by Chairperson- IFLA Newspaper Section on the occasion of IFLA International Newspaper Conference 2010 organized at IGNCA, New Delhi in February 2010.

5. Indian Library Leaders: Award for Professional Excellence-2013 by Satija Research Foundation for Library and Information Science (SRFLIS), India.

6. Felicitation by Central Library KIIT University, Bhubaneswar on April 12, 2014, for excellent contributions made in the field of Library and Information Science.

7. Professional Excellence Award 2015 by ADR Publications’.

8. Honored with RSC India librarian's choice award for “Dynamic Librarian” by the Royal Society of Chemistry, 2017.

9. Received 8th NCPEDP-Mphasis Universal Design Awards 2017 for innovative services to Persons with Disabilities.

10. Turnitin Global Innovation Awards 2017: Honorable Mention Category: Writing with Integrity | Asia.

11. Honored with India CSR Dr. Velaga Memorial Awards for Innovative Library Services (Leadership) for the year 2019 for the promotion of Library & Information Services and for providing leadership for various Innovations in the field. at India’s CSR Leadership summit & awards organized by CSR Network at PHD House, New Delhi.

12. The “Most Fabulous Global Knowledge Management Leader’’ 2020 award at Global Knowledge Management Congress & Awards | World HRD Congress 2020 | on 15th February 2020 | at Taj Lands End, Mumbai.



PUBLICATIONS

List of Papers / Articles Published in Books, Encyclopedia & Journals / Presented And Published at Conferences / Workshops / Seminars And Symposium / Refresher Courses / Training Programmes/ Editorial Membership Etc.

Books Published by National Publisher

• Member of Editorial Committee -Gaur, Ramesh C., et al. Impact of E-Resources in Education. Proc. of National Conference on Impact of E-Resources in Education (NCIERE - 2011), Raj Kumar Goel Institute of Technology, Ghaziabad. 1st ed. Ghaziabad: Himani Publication, 2011. Print. 

• Gaur, Ramesh C., Frederick Zardnt, D. K. Gupta, and Kavita Gaur, eds. Digital Preservation of News and Views. Proc. of IFLA International Newspaper Conference 2010, Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA), New Delhi. New Delhi: IFLA Newspaper Section and IGNCA, Feb 2010. Print. 

• Raina, R. L., D. K. Gupta, and Ramesh C. Gaur, eds. Library Management: Trends & Opportunities. New Delhi: Excel, 2005. Print. 

• Gaur, Ramesh C., and Ashok Jambekar, eds. Business and Management Libraries: Opportunities and Challenges in 21st Century. New Delhi: NASSDOC, October 2003. Print 

• Gaur, Ramesh C. Reengineering Library and Information Services. Mumbai: Allied, July 2003. Print.

Contributions to different University for different courses 

• Bachelor of Library & Information Science; Madhya Pradesh Bhoj (Open) University, Bhopal; Library and Information Management – BLIS– 2.

• Bachelor of Library & Information Science; Madhya Pradesh Bhoj (Open) University, Bhopal; Computer Fundamentals – BLIS -6

• Bachelor Of Library & Information Science; Madhya Pradesh Bhoj (Open) University, Bhopal; Telecommunication Technology and Information Networking–BLIS – 8

• Master of Library & Information Science; Madhya Pradesh Bhoj (Open) University, Bhopal; Library, Information and Knowledge Management – MLIS – 1

• Master of Library & Information Science; Madhya Pradesh Bhoj (Open) University, Bhopal; Library, Automation, Networking and Media Technology – MLIS – 2

• Master of Library & Information Science; Madhya Pradesh Bhoj (Open) University, Bhopal; Management Principles and Practices in Library and Information Centers – MLIS – 3

• Bachelor of Library & Information Science; University Centre For Distance Learning Chaudhary Devi Lal University, Sirsa; Library and Information Society – BL – 101; 2007

• Bachelor of Library & Information Science; University Centre For Distance Learning Chaudhary Devi Lal University, Sirsa; Knowledge Organization, Information Processing & Retrieval – BL – 102; 2007

• Bachelor of Library & Information Science; University Centre For Distance Learning Chaudhary Devi Lal University, Sirsa; Information Sources – BL – 106; 2007

• Bachelor of Library & Information Science; University Centre For Distance Learning Chaudhary Devi Lal University, Sirsa; Users and Information Services – BL – 107; 2007.

Papers / Articles Published in Encyclopedia 

• Krishan Kumar, V.Jeyaraj and Gaur, Ramesh C., "India: Libraries, Archives and Museums" in Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science, Taylor and Francis, USA, 3rd Edition,1:1, 2010. 2291-2329p.

Papers / Articles Published in International Books 

• Gaur, Ramesh C., Facilitating Access to Indian Cultural heritage in ‘Developing Sustainable Digital Libraries : Socio and Technical Perspectives’, edited by Tariq Ashraf, Jaideep Sharma and Puja Ahmed Gulati, IGI Global, USA, 2010.

• Fox, E A, Hussein, Suleman, Gaur, R.C. and Devika,(2005) ‘Design Architecture: An Introduction and Overview in Design and Usability of Digital Libraries: Case studies in Asia Pacific’, edited by Yin-Len Theng, IDG Publishing, 2005.

Papers / Articles Published in National Books

• Ahuja, Yogita, Gaur, R.C. (2012). “Re-engineering of Library and Information Services in Digital Environment, Strategic Issues in Library Management. Edited by Swain, Chandrakanta, Satpathy, Sunil Kumar, Rautaray, Bijayalaxmi. ISBN: 9789381839027; 116-131 p.

• Gaur, R.C., (2008). ‘ABIA south and Southeast Asian Art and Archaeology Index project at IGNCA, New Delhi’, Challenges for south Asian Resources and Information services: Essay in Honor of Dr. Ravindra N. Sharma. Edt. By Chilana, Rajwant Singh. ISBN: 81-8069-527-1. 

• Gaur, R.C., Gaur, Kavita, Bajpai P.N. (2003). “Administrative Power for Management Libraries in NCR of Delhi”. Business and management Libraries: opportunities and Challenges in the 21st century; Excel Books; New Delhi. 21-45p.

• Gaur, R.C., Gaur, Kavita, (2003). ‘Challenge 2000: the Challenge and opportunities for management libraries in the New Millennium’ Business and management Libraries: opportunities and Challenges in the 21st century; Excel Books; New Delhi. 64-86 p.

• Gaur, R.C., Gaur, Kavita, (2003). ‘Re-Engineering the and Information Services of Management Library’ Library Management: Trends and Opportunities; Excel Books; New Delhi. ISBN: 81-7446-418-2. 10-26p. 

• Gaur, R.C. and Gaur, Kavita (1999) ‘Managerial skills for library and information professionals’ Staff development for library and information services, Sanjay Mishra and Sunil Kumar (eds), .98-108pp.

• Gaur, R.C., ‘Contributions of SATKAL Trust in the Advancement of Librarianship, and Motivation & Recognition to Library Professionals in India’ Librarians as Knowledge Workers in the 21st Century: and other Essays in Honour of Professor Jagindar Singh Ramdev on his 80th Birthday, Edited by M P Satija; ISBN-978-81-7000-625-1; 75-87p.

• Gaur, R.C., Gaur, Kavita and Hussain, Akhtar; ‘Smart Card Applications in Libraries and Information Centres – Indian Scenario Business Librarianship and Information Services’: Lucknow: International Book Distributing Co.; 2002; ISBN 81-85860-79-3; 33-42p.

Papers / Articles Published in International Journals

• Gaur, R.C (2009). ‘Preservation and Access to Indian Manuscripts’. AAMES Newsletter: Asian, African and Middle Eastern Section of ACRL/ALA. Vol. 6 No. 2; 3- spring; 5 pp. ISSN : 1548-4343 

• Gaur, R.C. (2003) ‘Rethinking Indian Digital Divide: The state of digitization in Indian Management Libraries’. International Information and Library Review, 35(3-4), 2003.

Papers / Articles Published in National Journals

• Gaur, R.C (2003). ‘Model Framework for Engineering of Management Libraries’. University News, Vol. 41, No. 4, January 27- February 02, 2003. 1-6pp.

• Gaur, R.C (2002). ‘Faculty Status for Management Librarians: A Survey of Management Libraries of NCR’, CLIS Observer: R & D Journal in Library and Information Science, CLIS, New Delhi. Vol. 19, No. 3 & 4, July - December, 2002. 67 pp. ISSN : 0970-0943

• Gaur, R.C. (2002) ‘New avenues for marketing of library and information services and products: A study of management libraries of NCR’, SRELS Journal of Information Management, Vol. 39, No.3; 283-300 pp.

• Gaur, R.C. and Sharma, B.K. (2001) ‘Academic Status of Librarians of Management Institutions, Paradigm’, Vol.5, No.1; 53-72 p.

• Gaur, R.C. (2000) ‘Challenges and opportunities for management librarians in the new Millennium: A report’ Herald of Library Science. Vol. 38, No.2

• Goswami, P.R. and Gaur, R.C. (1998). ‘Profession of Librarianship: Hopes and Despair’ ILA Bulletin. Vol. 34, No.1-2. , April- September 1998, 1-7 p.

• Gaur, R.C. (1997) ‘Business Information Services’ Faust.

• Gaur, R.C. (1996) ‘Ranganathan Research Circle: A year research round-up’, Herald of Library Science.

• Gaur, R.C. and Gupta, S.P. (1995) ‘Problems of computerization in government libraries in India’ AGLIS Journal.

• Gaur, R.C., Narang, Rajesh and Gupta, S.P. (1994) ‘Benefits and problems of network participation: A case study of Central Road Research Institute’ Library Science with a Slant to Documentation and Information Studies. Vol. 31, No. 4, December 1994; 186-196p.

Papers / Articles Published in International Conferences 

• Gaur, R.C. (2010), Digital Preservation and Access to Manuscript Heritage of India: A Case Study Published in Proceedings of International Conference on Digital Libraries (ICDL 2010), conducted by TERI and IGNOU. From23 to 26 February, New Delhi, India. 

• Gaur, R.C. (2009), Preservation and Access to Indian Manuscripts: A knowledge base of Indian Cultural Heritage Resources for Academic Libraries, in proceedings of International Conference on Academic Libraries (ICAL-2009); 5th to 8th October, 2009. Conducted by Delhi University Library System, University of Delhi (North Campus); Delhi, India. 

• Gaur, R.C. (2008), Barriers to access to Indian Cultural Heritage: Copyright, Permission Right and Ownership Issues vis-à-vis IGNCA Collection, in proceeding of Indo-US Workshop on International Trends in Digital Preservation. Conducted by Human Centered Design and Computing Group of C-DAC, from March 24-25, 2009 held at Pune, India.

Attended and presented papers in International Conferences Seminars / Workshops / Talks / Training Programmes

Outside the India

1. On the invitation of UNESCO IFAP and Russian Federation, Attended the International Conference "Preservation of Digital Information in the Information Society" held in Moscow during 3-5 October 2011. Presented a paper "Development of Digital Repository on Indian Cultural Heritage: A collaborate Project under the National Digital Preservation programme (NDPP) of India".

2. Presented joint paper on Mapping of India through Women's Creativity of Sui-dhaga with Special Reference to Kantha and Phulkari of India, Bangladesh and Pakistan in International Congress on Bengal Art, held at Bangladesh, on Feb 8-11, 2007

3. Attended 9th ABIA workshop held at Dhaka, Bangladesh during February 12-13, 2007

4. Attended the 8th International conference on theme, Academic Library Information Services: New Paradigm for the Digital age, held at Convention Centre Bielefeld Germany, during Feb7-9, 2006. 

5. Attended the 8th ABIA Annual Workshop and Seminar on Asian Earth Ceramics of South and Southeast Asia held at International Institute of Asian Studies, Leiden University, Leiden, the Netherlands during 11th January to 13th January, 2006 and also presented a paper on ‘Indian Pottery’ 

6. Delivered a talk on ‘Digital Content Development in India’ at Virginia Tech, USA and University at North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA on January 11, 2004 and January 31, 2004 respectively.

7. Attended National Digital library of Thesis and Dissertation, (NDLTD), board of Directors meeting as a Gust represent Held at Washington D.C., U.S.A. on Nov. 14, 2003.

8. Attended National science Digital library (NSDM), Annual Meeting held in Capital Hilton hotel in Washington, D.C., U.S.A., on Oct. 12-15, 2003.

Inside the India

1. Dr. Ramesh C.Gaur, HoD(KN) attended One Day Seminar on ICT, IPR opportunities and challengesin globalize world organized by C-DAC, Pune and DIT on 21st April, 2011 at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi. 

2. Delivered a talk on ‘Development of Digital Repository of Indian Cultural; initiatives at IGNCA’. on 15th February 2011 at International Conference on Digital Libraries and Knowledge Organization (ICDK 2011) held at MDI, Gurgaon from 14th to 16th February, 2011,organized by MDI Gurgaon, IASLIC and INDEST, New Delhi.

3. Attended and made a presentation about ‘Digitization and Digital Archiving of Manuscripts, Rare Books, Visuals and other Cultural Resources at IGNCA’ at International Conference on Digital Library Management organized by TERI (The Energy and Resource Institute) and RRRLF (Raja Rammohan Roy Library Foundation, Ministry of Culture at Science City, Kolkata during 11-13 January, 2011. 

4. Delivered a lecture on Digital Library to the participant of training programme on ASEAN – INDIA Science and Technology Digital Library, Organized by IIT Allahabad held at IIT Allahabad, during March 20- April 15, 2010.

5. Gaur, R.C. (2010), Digital Preservation in India: Policy Perspective, presented at IFLA International Newspaper Conference 2010, conducted by IFLA Newspaper Section and Indira Gandhi National Center for Arts. From 25-28 Feb, 2010. Held at IGNCA, New Delhi, India.

6. Delivered a talk on ‘Digitization of Rare Books and Documents: Enhancing Preservation, Access, Search and Evolution’ at ETTLIS 2008 held at JIIT University Noida ,UP India during Dec. 18-20, 2008.

7. Presented a talk on Digitization and Digital Function of Ancient Manuscripts in International Conference of Asian Special Libraries (ICoASL 2008) on Shaping the future of special libraries: beyond boundaries Conducted by SLA- Asian Chapter in association with SLP and IASLIC , Held at India Islamic Centre New Delhi, India on 26-28 November 2008.

8. Attended an International Workshop on digital preservation organized by ISI, Kolkata during 29-31st October, 2007. He presented a talk on ‘Indira Gandhi Kala Nidhi Digital Archives of Indian Cultural Heritage’ to the Workshop on self archiving and digital repository organized by ISI, Kolkata during October 31st to 3rd November, 2007.

9. Attended following Seminar & Symposium organized by Hewlett-Packard University Relations in India, Gurgaon during 20th & 21st August, 2007: 

a. Seminar on ‘Adopting Digital Repositories and Open Access in Education, Research and Public Services’ on 20th August, 2007.

b. Symposium on ‘Experiences with D-Space for institutional and Organizational Repositories’ on 21st August, 2007. 

10. As an invited speaker attended International Conference on Semantic and Digital Libraries 2007 organized by Documentation Research and Training Centre, Indian Statistical Institute, Bangalore presented a tutorial on ‘Digitization and Digital Preservation of Indian Cultural Heritage’ on 21st February, 2007. Also participated on technical session on Ontology on 22nd February, 2007.

11. Attended International Conference on Digital Libraries 2006, Information Management for Global Access, organized by TERI in partnership with Department of Culture, Ministry of Tourism and Culture, Government of India from 5-8 December, 2006. Also presented a paper on ‘Long Term Digital Preservation: Some Initiatives in and Germany’. 

12. Dr. Ramesh C.Gaur along with Shri G.Chamu, CIL, IGNCA presented a demo on ‘Kalasampada a Digital Library Resources of Indian Cultural Heritage’ at International Conference on e-learning at Indira Gandhi National Open University on 20th November, 2005. 

13. Attended an E-Government International Conference ‘Conflux 2005’ organized by CSDMS and Government of NCT in held at New Delhi on Oct. 17-19 2005.

14. Attended WIPO Seminar on ‘Collective Management of Copyright in the digital era: trends, problems and prospects’, organized by Ministry of HRD, Government of India.

15. Attended International Conference on ‘Information Management in a Knowledge Society’ in Bombay organized by IASLIC, held at Kolkata, on Feb. 21-25, 2005. 

Papers / Articles Published in National Conferences 

• Gaur, R.C. (2004), Munshi, Usha and Murthy, TAV. (2004) ‘Institutional repositories: an alternate model for scholarly publishing’, in proceedings of CALIBER 2004, conducted by INFLIBNET, on Feb. 11-14, 2004, JMI, New Delhi.

• Gaur, R.C. (2003). ‘Business Process Reengineering: Review of Library systems and techniques’. Published in ILA Proceedings conducted by ILA.

• Gaur, R.C., Gaur, Kavita and Sachan, D (2003). ‘The Present status of Management Libraries in India’. 5th MANLIBNET Convention, XLRI.

• Gaur, R.C. and Sharma, B.K (2001) ‘Re-engineering Library and Information Services’ ( Paper published in ILA Conference Proceedings, held at Ahmedabad).

• Gaur, R.C., Gaur, Kavita and Hussain, A (2001) ‘Smart Card Applications in libraries’ (Paper published in the proceedings of 3rd National Convention of MANLIBNET held at IIM, Lucknow).

• Gaur , R.C. and Gaur, Kavita (2000) ‘Challenges 2000’ ( Paper presented at 2nd National Convention of MANLIBNET held at IMT Ghaziabad, Feb. 3-5). conducted by IMT.

• Gaur , R.C. Bajpai, P.N., Singh, S. and Rana, M.S. (2000) ‘Assessment of user information needs in electronic information era’ (Paper presented at 2nd National Convention of MANLIBNET on Challenges 2000 held at IMT Ghaziabad, Feb. 3-5).

• Gaur, R.C. (1995) ‘Emergence of Tele Society: A vision for 2000 A.D’. Preparing libraries for 21st century: Seminar papers of 40th All India Library Conference, Goa University, Jan. 1995. C.V. Subba Rao and others (eds), published in ILA Proceeding, conducted by ILA.

• Gaur, R.C., Gaur, Kavita and Kapoor, Sarita (1994) ‘Impact of GATT on Telecoms Trade’. Papers: IASLIC Annual Seminar held on 18 - 21 Dec. 94 at IIT Bombay. Nagarjun and others (eds). conducted by IASLIC.

• Gaur, R.C. and Gupta ,S.P. (1994) ‘Telematics in Library And Information Management System’ Information Technology and Librarianship, Ravinder Kumar Chadha & S.P. Gupta (eds) AGLIS. conducted by Rajasthan University.

• Gaur, R.C., Gaur, Kavita, Bose, Sangeeta and Singhal, S (1994) ‘Use of Desk Top Publishing for in-house publishing and printing’ Information Technology and Health Science Libraries, S.P. Gupta and others (eds), conducted by MLAI, held at AIMS, New Delhi. 

• Gaur, R.C. and Gupta, S.P. (1994) ‘Application of Expert Systems and Artificial Technologies in Indian Libraries and Information Centers’ Information Technology and Health Science Libraries, S.P. Gupta and others (eds), conducted by MLAI, on Oct, 13-16, 1993. 119-132p.; held at AIMS, New Delhi, 

• Gaur, R.C. and Kumar, R.P. (1994) ‘Tele-ordering’ (Paper presented at MLAI Annual Convention held at Bangalore).

• Gupta, S.P. and Gaur, R.C (1992) ‘Transportation and Highway Engineering Database and Documentation Services: Base paper’, Basic Documents and Invited papers. CRRI, New Delhi. (A paper presented at National Get-together on Road Research and its Utilization; held at New Delhi.

Attended and presented papers in National Seminars / Workshops / Talks / Training Programmes

• Attended Workshop on Open Development Roundtable Organized by World bank at the World Bank Office, 70 Lodi Estate, New Delhi on June 7, 2012.

• Delivered a lecture on “Digital Preservation of e-resources” at National Training Course on “Innovative E-resource Management organized by INMAS (DRDO), New Delhi on 27 March 2012.

• Delivered a lecture on “Digitization of Legacy Print Theses and Dissertations and other Related Issues” in a two-day National Seminar on “Managing Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETDs)” Organized by Central Library, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), in collaboration with INFLIBNET Centre, Ahmedabad“ at JNU on 22-23 March 2012.

• Participated in panel discussion on “Leadeship, Ethics, Accountability and Professionalism in Library Services” in a two-day Conference on “LIBS 2012” organized at Institute of Economic Growth, New Delhi on 16-17 March 2011.

• Delivered a tutorial on “Digital Preservation” and invited talk on “e-Publishing and Scholarly Communication” in an International Conference on ‘Electronic Publications 2012,’ organized by the Department of Library and Information Science, Pondicherry University from 29 February to 2 March 2012.

• Delivered lecture on “Digital Preservation“ and chaired a session in the Conference on “Librarianship in Digital Era” organized at Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar on 20-21January 2012

• Delivered a lecture on “E-publishing Models for Scholarly Publications at a CEP course organized at DESIDOC, New Delhi on 17 November 2012.

• Delivered a talk on “Digitization and Digital Preservation Issues” on March 24, 2011 from 11:30a.m. to 1 p.m. to the participant of refresher course for LIS Professionals, Organized by Defence Scientific Information & Documentation Center (DECIDOC) New Delhi, during March 21- 25, 2011.

• Delivered a presentation on “Report of the Review Committee on Library Staff under the purview of Central Government : 4th Pay Commission Recommendation : Salient Features” in the meeting of stakeholders organized by Ministry of Culture on March 18th ,2011 at Central Secretariat Library , New Delhi.

• Attended a workshop on Results-Framework Document (RFD): an Instrument for Improving Government performance was held on 22nd February, 2011 (Tuesday) at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. The workshop was focused on the accountability of the Government institutions and improvement in the performance through the inclusion of stack holders in policy decision as well as suitable grievances redressal mechanism. 

• Delivered a talk on ‘Impact of Emerging Technologies on Academic Library and Information Services in New Information Environment’ at National Conference on Managing Library in New Information Environment, held during January 7th & 8th, 2011 at Asia Pacific Institute of Management, New Delhi.

• Attended Brain Storming workshop on ‘Mobilizing the information and Knowledge society: crossed perspective’ during June 21 and 22, 2010 organized by Indian Institute of Public Administration (IIPA), New Delhi at IBM Research Laboratory, New Delhi. 

• Delivered a talk on ‘Digitization of Cultural Heritage Material: Experiences at IGNCA, New Delhi’ on 25th February 2010 at the conference Digitization Expo: Equipment and Solutions for Digitisation. High End Specialised scanners, Software Applications and Project implementations” organised at Islamic Culture Centre, New Delhi from Feb. 25-26, 2010.

• Delivered a talk on ‘Re-Engineering Library Acquisition’ at PLANNER-2010 organized by INFLIBNET in collaboration with Tezpur University, from 18th - 20th February, 2010 at Tezpur (Assam).

• Attended the Annual Roundtable Conference on edition of Taylor and Frances at New Delhi on 27 November 2009. 

• As an invited speaker delivered a talk on ‘Digital preservation’ at special session in Annual National Conference of Indian Association for the study of conservation of Cultural Property (IASC) on a theme Conservation of archival, Library digital materials organized at Bangalore from 22-24th January, 2009. 

• Delivered a talk on ‘Application of ICT for Preservation and Access of Business Archives in India” on 28th February, 2008 at 11.00 a.m. Conference organized by National Archives of India on Business Archives in India Precept and Prospects. 

• Attended the National Workshop on preserving our Scientific Heritage organized by Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bangalore and Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Bombay during 21-22 January, 2008. On 22nd January, 2008 and delivered a talk on ‘Digitization and digital preservation on archival material: experiences at IGNCA’. 

• Participated as a Panelist to the panel discussions on "Technical & Human Skills Required to fulfill the changing role of the Libraries" at EMPI digital Library Centre EMPI Business School, CSKM Educational Complex, Satbari, Chattarpur, New Delhi - 110 074 at IIC, New Delhi on 20th March, 2007

• Delivered a talk on ‘Management and Maintenance of Archival and other Collections at IGNCA at American Institute of Indian Studies on 21st March, 2007 in a workshop organized by AIIS, Gurgaon during 19-22 March, 2007.

• As an invited speaker delivered a talk on "Digital Library Initiatives at IGNCA at 24th SIS National Convention & Conference on "Organizing and Managing knowledge in Digital Enviornment" at the LBSIM, New Delhi on 27th January, 2006. 

• Attended XXII National Seminar on IASLIC & Special Interest Group (SIG) Meetings Open Source Movements: Asian Perspectives from 13-16 December, 2006 at Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee. Acted as Rapporteur General of the Seminar. Also delivered a plenary talk on "E-Journals and open access". 

• As an invited speaker attended a seminar on ‘Planner 2006: Digital Preservation Management and access to information in the Twenty first century’ at Mizoram University on 8th to 10th November 2006. The seminar was jointly organized by INFLIBNET & Mizoram University. 

• Participated in National Conference on Libraries towards a new vision held on 7-8 November, 2005 organized by Ministry of Culture, at IIC, New Delhi. 

• Attended a workshop on ‘Optical Character Recognition and Document Summarization’ in March’2005 at IIIT, Allahabad.

• Delivered a lecture for librarians at National Power Training Institute, Faridabad.

• Gaur, R.C., Gaur, Kavita and Bajpai, P.N., (1999) ‘Administrative powers for Management librarian’ (Paper presented at National Convention on Business Information held at IIM Ahemedabad).

Attended and presented papers in Local Seminars / Workshops / Talks / Training Programmes

• Delivered a talk on How to Cultivate Reading Habits in Young Minds, at the JUMPSTART workshop for librarians and teacher, organized by German Book Office New Delhi with the collaboration of IGNCA on 20th and 21st August 2010 at Indira Gandhi National Center for Arts, New Delhi India.

• As an Invited speaker delivered a talk on The Library- a Child’s First Step toward Lifelong Learning at the JUMPSTART Seminar organized by German Book Office New Delhi with the collaboration of IGNCA on 20th and 21st August 2010 at Indira Gandhi National Center for Arts, New Delhi India.

• Acted as Resource Person and delivered the lecture on Digitization of Manuscripts and Tools for Search with Reference to Library Science, in Workshop on Manuscripts and Paleography in collaboration with National Manuscript Mission and Indira Gandhi national Centre for Arts organized by Lal Bahadur Shastri Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidhyapeeth on 3rd November 2009.

• Delivered a talk on ‘Managing Knowledge Resources’ on 28th September, 2007 at DELNET to the delegates of DELNET Training Workshop on New Trends in Library and Information Services. 

• Attended a meeting of National Knowledge Commission Library outreach workshop at IIT Delhi on 19th May, 2007.

• Attended a meeting on Knowledge Initiative proposal for flexible engagement in higher institutions of knowledge affiliated to the Ministry of Culture organized by Education Division, Planning Commission, Government of India on 20th October, 2006 at Yojana Bhawan. 

• Delivered a lecture on ‘Institutional Repository’ on 27th September, 2006 at HRD Centre of National Hydropower Corporation Limited, Faridabad. 

• Attended a Seminar on Intellectual Property Rights organized by American Centre Library on 19th September, 2006 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi. 

• Delivered a talk on ‘Integrating Multimedia with Open Digital Libraries’, at Monthly Meeting of Ranganathan Research Circle (RRC), New Delhi in February, 2004.

• Gaur, R.C. (1998) ‘Restructuring of M.Lib. & Inf. Science Course in India’ (Paper presented at National Seminar on Innovative Need-based Training to LIS Personnel, organized by DLIS, University of Delhi).

• Delivered a talk on ‘Re-engineering Library and Information Services’ at Monthly Meeting of Ranganathan Research Circle (RRC), New Delhi in Dec. 1997.

• Delivered lectures/Demonstrations on the ‘Computerized library systems and services, information retrieval’ at CRRI Library to the participants of the Senior/Junior refresher course held at CRRI, New Delhi from 1st Nov. 1991 to 31st Jan. 1994.

• Delivered a talk on ‘GATT and Telecommunication Network Services’ at 23rd Monthly Meeting of Ranganathan Research Circle (RRC), New Delhi on 12th Nov. 1994.

• Presented a report on ‘DRTC Seminar on Library Networking’ held at DRTC Bangalore on 9-12 Aug. 92 at Bangalore in the 9th Monthly Meeting of Ranganathan Research Circle, New Delhi in September, 1993.

• Delivered a lecture on 26th September, 2007 at 2.30 p.m. at National Museum Institute, New Delhi on ‘Copyright issues and digitization projects’ to the participants of programme on Care & Maintenance of Library materials.

• Delivered a talk on ‘Benefits and problems of Network Participation: Experiences at CRRI’ at 7th Monthly Meeting of Ranganathan Research Circle (RRC), New Delhi in July, 1993.

Invited as Chief Guest / Guest of Honour / Keynote Speaker / Chairperson / Panelist

• Invited Speaker at the program, “Library Development in Emerging Economies: Policies and Strategic Directions on Global Scenes”, at the ALA 2012 Annual Conference, on June 21 – 26, 2012, in Anaheim, California, U.S.A

• Acted as a Panelist in a panel discussion on “Knowledge Sharing in Digital Environment Issues and Challenges in an International Conference on “Access to Legal Information and Research in Digital Age” held at National Law University, New Delhi on 2 March 2012.

• As an invited speaker, Dr. Ramesh C.Gaur, HoD(KN) attended a workshop on " online resources for Vedic and Manuscript Processing" at C-DAC, Bangalore on 20th June, 2011 held at C-DAC Bangalore on 20th June, 2011. The workshop was organized by C-DAC, Bangalore. During the workshop HoD(KN) delivered a talk on "IGNCA /NMM manuscript resources for academic research; potential issues with special reference to Sanskrit/Vedic manuscripts".

• Chaired a Technical Session on “Digital Libraries” in a seminar on National Conference on Impact of E- Resources in Education, Organized by Raj Kumar Goel Institute of Technology on 11th March 2011, held at Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India.

• Chaired one technical session on “ Digital Libraries : Case Studies” at International Conference on Digital Libraries and Knowledge Organization (ICDK 2011) held at MDI, Gurgaon from 14th to 16th February, 2011, organized by MDI Gurgaon, IASLIC and INDEST, New Delhi.

• Chaired a session on ‘Issues related to Information Professionals’ for the National Seminar on Contemporary Issues for the Information Professionals in a Digital Era, (NASCIP- 2011), Organized by Integrated Academy of Management and Technology (INMANTEC), in Collaboration with Ghaziabad and Management Libraries Network (MANLIBNET), New Delhi, on 22 January 2011, held at Integrated Academy of Management and Technology (INMANTEC), Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India.

• Attended as Chief Guest in Knowledge Building Programme, Series IV: FLOSS based Library Automation KOHA, Organized by Birla Institute of Management Technology (BIMTEC) on19th September 2010, held at BIMTEC Campus, Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India

• Participated as a Panelist to the panel discussions on New Changes and New Energy for Library, in Bookaroo: Children's Literature Festival 2010, held at Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts. New Delhi, Nov. 14-25, 2010.

• Attended as Guest of Honour in Seminar on Impact of Digital Library in Present Scenario Organized by Apeejay Institute of Technology on 26th and 27th October, 2010 held at Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India.

• Delivered a keynote talk at a the conference ‘Current Problems of Libraries & Information Services in Electronic Age’ held on 5th June, 2009 at IILM –AHL, 17 – 18, Knowledge Park – II, Greater Noida, campus.

• Attended as a Guest of Honour in Knowledge Building Programme, Series II: National Workshop on FLOSS based Library Automation, Organized by Birla Institute of Management Technology (BIMTEC) on 19th May 2008, held at BIMTEC Campus, Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India.

• Invited as a special guest to the Annual Library Festival of Janki Devi Memorial College, Delhi University on 18th September, 2007. On this occasion delivered a talk on ‘Importance and use of a college Library in knowledge societies’



CONTACT INFORMATION

Professor Dr. Ramesh C Gaur
Ph.D. Fulbright Scholar (Virginia Tech, USA)
Dean, Director (Library  & Information) & Head, Kalanidhi Division, Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts (IGNCA) 
Off phone: +91-11-23388333
E-mail: gaur@ignca.nic.in; rcgaur66@gmail.com



REFERENCES

1. Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts. http://ignca.gov.in/PDF_data/profile_of_dr_ramesh_c_gaur.pdf







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