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Mr. B.Balraj

Librarian

Educational Qualification
  • Master of Library & Information Science – Madurai Kamaraj University, India – 2006.
  • Bachelor of Library & Information Science – BRAOU, India – 2005.
  • Bachelor of Commerce – Osmania University, India – 2001.
Professional Career
  • Working as Assistant Librarian in RAK MHSU since April 2010.
  • Worked as Executive – Library Services in Learning Resource Center, Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad, India from April 2008 to March 2010.
  • Worked as Assistant – Library Services in Learning Resource Center, Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad, India from April 2007 to March 2008.
  • Worked as Intern in Learning Resource Center, Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad, India from Nov 2005 to March 2007.
  • Worked as Consultant in Learning Resource Center, Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad, India from June 2002 to Oct 2005.
Achievements/ Research Interests/ Publications /Awards Achievements
  • Various excellence certificates with cash rewards received from the Management of Indian School of Business (ISB) for providing best library services.
  • Merit certificate received from the New Government Degree College, India for excellence in academic.
Publications
  • MP Sampathkumar and B. Balraj “Management of Electronic Resources and Promotional Activities adopted by RAK MHSU University Library” published in E-Proceeding of International Conference on Emerging Technologies and future of Libraries: Issues and Challenges, held at Gulbarga University, India, 2015.
  • “Cloud Computing Solutions: Library Perspectives” co- authored by Mr. Sampath Kumar & Mr. Mohammed Shafi published in proceedings of International Conference on Cloud Computing Technologies, Applications and Management which was held from 8th to10th of Dec 2012 at BITS Pilani, Dubai Campus, UAE.
  • “Library Resource Development and Dissemination of Information@RAK MHSU University Library: Best Practices” co-authored by Mr. Sampath Kumar & Mr. Syed Abdal Ahmed Khan published in proceedings of 3rd KSCLA National Conference on Empowering Libraries for Life Long Learning Skills: Excellence, Creativity and Challenges which was held on 17th & 18th of Aug 2012 at Poojya Doddappa Appa College of Engineering, Gulbarga, Karnataka, India.
Conferences/Workshops
  • Attended onsite training program on Micromedex online resource, 10th Dec 2014, RAKMHSU, RAK, UAE.
  • Attended onsite training program on Turnitin Plagiarism Software, 10th Feb 2016, RAKMHSU, RAK, UAE.
  • Attended onsite training program on Nursing Reference Center Plus online resource, 23rd Feb 2016, RAKMHSU, RAK, UAE
  • Attended ILN Workshop: “Assessment Techniques for the Information Literacy Classroom”, 17th March 2016, New York University, Abdu Dhabi, UAE.
  • Attended Five days National Workshop on Koha, Dspace and Joomla Library Software’s, 27th June to 1st July 2016, Central University of Kerala, India.
  • Attended Digital Textbook Symposium – a vision for the future of learning technology, 6th Oct 2016, Zayed University, Dubai, UAE.