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Dr. Jaideep Sharma


Educational qualifications, PhD in Library and Information Science from Sambalpur University, Orissa. Prior to that completed MLIS and BLIS from University of Delhi.  Awarded first position in the University in both BLIS and MLIS. Was awarded scholarship for studies in MLIS respectively. Before joining LIS, completed MSc. ( Chemistry) from University of Delhi.  Joined Kurukshetra University as Lecturer in 1989 and worked till 25th September 2003. Joined as Reader in Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) on 26th September 2003. Now working as Professor in IGNOU. Taught both BLIS and MLIS classes regularly in face to face mode while working in Kurukshetra University. Was also involved in teaching students enrolled in the distance education programme of the University. Took active part in organizing other extracurricular activities of the University. Was regularly involved in admission as convener and also in the evaluation activities of the University.

Have been associated in professional activities, associated with professional peer review journals acting as reviewer. Edited special issues of well known journals like Annals of Library and Information Studies and DESIDOC Journal of Library and Information Technology. Also Joint Editor of well known peer review journal, Library Herald. Life member of prominent professional national associations like ILA, IASLIC and DLA. Have been regularly delivering lectures in Refresher  Progammes in universities, research institutions, Navodyay Vidyalaya and other schools. Also involved as Covener in desgning standard for Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS). Have been a member of Board of Studies of different universities. Have been associated in designing curricula of different universities. Have also acted as co- guide for PhD student in other universities. Have been regularly evaluating PhD thesis of different universities.



Doctor of Philosophy (subject) year

Name of the University Sambalpur University, Sambalpur, Orissa

Discipline: Library and Information Science

Doctoral Research Topic: Professional Competencies, Employer Expectations and Curriculum for LIS Education in India

Academic Achievement: if any

Master of Philosophy (subject) year

Name of the university N.A.


Dissertation Topic:

Academic Achievement: if any

Master of Arts (Subject)  year

Name of the university MLIS- University Of Delhi

Discipline: Library and Information Science

Academic Achievement: First Position in University

Bachelor of Arts (Subject) year

Name of the university  BLIS- University of Delhi

Academic Achievement: First Position in University of Delhi



Teaching LIS since December 1989 beginning with face to face teaching in conventional mode and in the distance mode since September 2003. Prior to joining teaching, worked in a college of university of University of Delhi in adhoc position. Also worked in a project of Indian Library Association in setting up the Indira Gandhi National Centre of the Arts Library, New Delhi.  Was assigned the job of classification, cataloguing and assigning subject headings to books. Have taught Library Classification, Library Cataloguing, Library Automation, Information Processing and Retrieval at Kurukshetra University. Was involved in designing the curricula of the University during 1999. Have been involved in coordinating BLIS and PhD Programmes at IGNOU. While new courses were designed wrote units and edited some courses. Have been regularly involved in evaluating Project Synopsis of MLIS students. Have been involved in counseling of IGNOU learners in face to face mode and also through interactive radio counseling and teleconferencing. Also coordinated a MOOCs certificate course in 2018. Also taught in Online Refresher Programme recording videos for ARPIT Programme. Also worked as University Librarian, IGNOU ( Incharge) during January 2014- June 2018. 


BOOKS: 3 (authored) + 2 (edited) = 5





Membership of Professional body/ Statutory body

Name of statutory body/ institution/


School Board Membership of SOSS


2012 continuing

School Board Membership of SOTST


25.11.2015- 24.11.2017

Academic Council



Planning Board



Research Advisory Council, DELNET

Developing Library Network


School Board Membership of School of Arts and Information Sciences

Dr. Harisingh Gour Vishwavidyalaya, Sagar (M.P)

4.7.2019 to          3-7.2022

Life Member

Indian Library Association


Life Member

Delhi Library Association


Life Member

Indian Association of Special Libraries and Information Centres



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Maidan GarhiNew Delhi - 110068
New Delhi, India
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[Updated on 19-Jun-2024]