Assistant Professor

Email: muhammadzubair.shaikh@poonacollege.edu.in



The advent of Information Communication Technology (ICT) revolutionized the library services and library professionals need to alter their roles accordingly. It is always my priority to induce application of ICT in Library and Information Center, wherever possible. I mainly focus on the following specialized areas;

Information Literacy and Knowledge Management

Library Automation, Digitization and Networking

Electronic Resource Management

Electronic Open Access

Useful Open Source Software (OSS) for libraries

Cloud Computing in Libraries

Area Of Research

"Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever"


BA (English)/Pune University

April/ May 1997

MA (English)/Pune University

May 2001

BLIS (Library and Info. Sci.)/Pune  University

April 2000

MLIS (Library and Info. Sci.)/Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed Uni.

April/ May 2005

NET (Library and Info. Sci.)/UGC

December 2009

M.Phil. (Library and Info. Sci.)/Alagappa University

February 2009

Ph.D. (Library and Info. Sci.)/Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed Uni.

13th January 2017


January 2007

One Year Diploma in Computer Application & Multilingual DTP/NCPUL

July 2000

Certificate in Software Packages & Programming Poona Academy of Computer Technology

April 1996




Institution Name and Location      : Poona College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Pune

Designation                                     : Librarian

Date of Appointment                     : 25/01/2017

Position                                            : Current

Total Experience                             : 2.3 years


Institution Name and Location      : Allana Institute of Management Sciences, Pune

Designation                                     : Librarian

Date of Appointment                     : 18/03/2010

Tenure                                             : 18/03/2010 to 24/01/2017

Total Experience                             : 6.10 years


Institution Name and Location      : M. A. Rangoonwala College of Dental Sciences and  Research Centre, Pune

Designation                                     : Librarian

Date of Appointment                     : 04/12/2001

Tenure                                             : 04/12/2001 to 17/03/2010

Total Experience                             : 8.3 years


Institution Name and Location      : Deccan Muslim Institute’s A. R. S. Inamdar Public  Library, Pune

Designation                                     : Librarian

Date of Appointment                     : 01/06/2000

Tenure                                             : 01/06/2000 to 30/11/2001

Total Experience                             : 1.5 years


Library Portal Of Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth Rahuri: A Case Study.Publication Details:  International Journal of Digital Library Services, Vol.2, Issue, 4, Oct-Dec 2012, ISSN:2250-1142.


Cutting the Proprietary Cord, Paradigm Shift  & Soft Solution for Libraries: It’s Open Source software.           

Publication Details: Dr. N. B. Dahibhate Festchrift ‘Advanced Applications of ICT in Academic Libraries’ book edited by Dr. Dharmaraj K. Veer, Agri-biovet Press, 2015.


Challenges, Opportunities and Prospects of Open Source Software in Libraries.

Publication Details: Asian Journal of Multidisciplinary Studies, Vol.4, Issue 8, July     



Application of Cloud Computing Model in Libraries: An Introduction

Publication Details: Library Management in Electronic Environment, book edited by Dr.    

Anil Chikate, Y. K. Publishers, 2016.


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