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Late Dr. Harish Chandra (02/01/1954 - 14/06/2014), the Librarian of Central Library, IIT Madras India(1995 - 2014), warmly welcomes you for browsing my personal website. Let me say few words about my work experience, institutions served and professional service. Very Recently I have been awarded The 2011 Sceince-Technology and Engineering Divisions of The Special Libraries Association Bonnie Hilditch International Librarian Award and also the 2010 SLA Asian Professional Award on 14th June 2010 at the Annual Conference of SLA, New Orleans, LA, USA. Presently I am serving as the Standing Committee Member of International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) for the term 2009-2013 ( Reference and Information Services Section) and also as the President Elect of SLA The ASIAN Chapter . w.e.f. January 2011. prior to IIT Madras, I have also worked at IIT Delhi, Geological Survey of India (Western Region) Jaipur, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, New Delhi. Currently, I am responsible for overall administration, management, personnel matters, general leadership, planning, budgeting, technical services and development of network based library and information resources & services of ISO 9001:2008 certified major research library of India. It has a total stock of over 4.5 Lakhs vols. which is ever increasing. The Central Library caters to the needs of over 6000 faculty, students, staff, corporate, industries and alumni members. The entire activities of the Central Library are managed with the support of 40 staff, Rs.9 Crore annual budget, specialized collections, facilities, value added services, latest technologies including RFID, Wireless Networking, Smart cards, Media Resource Center, digital knowledge center, contactless smard card enabled access control, Web OPAC. Collnet Journal of Scientometrics and Information Management Vol.I No.II December 2007 has published my biographical sketch

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