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Mr. Syed Abdal Ahmad Khan

Librarian

Educational Qualification
  • Master of Library & Information Science – Bhartiya Shiksha Parishad, India – 2006
  • Bachelor of Library & Information Science – Aligarh Muslim University, India – 2005
  • Bachelor of Arts (Hons) – Aligarh Muslim University, India – 2002
Professional Career
  • Working as Assistant Librarian at RAK Medical & Health Sciences University, Ras Al Khaimah, UAE since March 2010.
  • Worked as College Librarian at Vivekananda College of Technology and Management, Aligarh. (Approved by All India Council of Technical Education, Govt. of India) from May 2008 to February 2010.
  • Worked as Semi Professional Assistant at Maulana Azad Library, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh from March 2006 to April 2008.
Achievements/ Research Interests/ Publications /Awards Achievements
  • Technical Representative for Emirates National Catalogues for Libraries (ENCL) project, under Ministry of Culture, Youth and Community Development, United Arab Emirates.
  • Member of the International Editorial Advisory Board of International Research Journal of Library and Information Sciences (ISSN: 2249-0213)
  • Member of the IT Co-ordination committee of RAK Medical & Health Sciences University.
  • Member of CHILD2015/HIFA2015 (Health Information for All by year 2015), A global campaign administered by the Global Healthcare Information Network and supported by WHO
  • Member of the advisory committee of the M/s Sui-Generis Technologies, New Delhi, India for the Library Automation Software ‘Techlib’.
  • Setup of the VCTM Library from the root level.
  • Independently created a knowledge management system and initiated the Library automation project.
Publications
  • Syed Abdal Ahmad Khan & Mohammad Ghulam Ghouse Pasha “Marketing and promotion of library services and resources” published in the E-Proceeding of International Conference on emerging technologies and future of libraries: Issues and Challenges held at Gulbarga University, India, 2015.
  • Sampathkumar, Syed Abdal Ahmad Khan & B.Balraj, “Library Resource Development and Dissemination of Information @ RAK MHSU University Library: Best Practices” published in proceeding of 3rd KSCLA National Conference on Empowering Libraries for Life Long Learning Skills: Excellence, Creativity and Challenges, Gulbarga, India, 2012.
Conferences/Workshops
  • Attended the “2nd SIBF-ALA Conference” conducted by American Library Association held at Sharjah International Book Fair, Sharjah during 10th – 12th November 2015.
  • Workshop on “Threshold concepts and information literacy” held at American University of Sharjah on 23 April 2015.
  • Attended and presented the paper at International Conference on emerging technologies and future of libraries: issues and challenges” held at Gulbarga University, Karnataka, India on 30-31 Jan’ 2015
  • “Information Literacy Network of Gulf Region” workshop held at New York University, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates on 11 Dec’ 2012.
  • “3rd KSCLA National Conference on Empowering Libraries for Life Long Learning Skills: Excellence, Creativity and Challenges”, Gulbarga, India, 17-18 Aug’ 2012.
  • “International Workshop on Knowledge Management (IWKM09)” organized by Maulana Azad Library, Aligarh Muslim University, India on 24-25 Jan’ 2009.