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Alphabetical List of IndiaLibraries Ambassador 2018-19


Happy Librarians Day 2018 to LIS professionals worldwide!

 

Every year IndiaLibraries requests LIS professionals to nominate self for position of IndiaLibraries Ambassador on eve of Siyali Ramamrita Ranganathan (SRR) Birth Anniversary (Actual date of birth is 9th Aug and Official recorded birth date is 12th Aug 1972) which is celebrated as National Librarian’s Day in India  on any one day falling on or between 9-12 August every year. The short listed IndiaLibraries Ambassadors is posted on 12 Aug every year.

IndiaLibraries on behalf of all its members congratulates IndiaLibraries Ambassadors for 2018-19. This list was shortlisted from the numerous entries received.

  1. Name: Mr. Anandam Durgaprasad

Designation: : Assistant Professor  of Library & Information Science

Organization: Nagarjuna Govt. College, Autonomous, Nalgonda Dist.

  1. Name: Mr. Atanu Ganguly (2016-2018)
    Designation: Assistant Librarian
    Organization: Calcutta Business School, Kolkatta

  1. Name: Mr. Elagandula Ramesh

Designation: Librarian

Organization: St.Peter’s Engineering College Hyderabad

  1. Name: Mr. Hitesh Gopal Brijwasi

Designation: Librarian

Organization: K.A.K.P Commerce and Science College, Jalgaon(M.S)

  1. Name: Ms. Lata Suresh

Designation: Director

Organisation: Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs (IICA) (Ministry of Corporate Affairs-GOI) District Gurugram (Haryana)

  1. Name: Mr. Niranjan Mohapatra

Designation: Librarian

Organisation: Nabakrushna Choudhury Centre for Development Studies (NCDS), Bhubaneswar (An ICSSR Research Institution collaboration with Govt.of Odisha)

  1. Name: Mr. Sur Chandra Singha

Designation: Assistant Librarian

Organization: Assam down town University, Assam

 

IndiaLibraries on behalf of all its members congratulates Mr. Sur Chandra Singha for being selected as 2017-18 “IndiaLibraries GOLD Ambassador”.

 

PLEASE NOTE: From 2018 onwards we are selecting a “IndiaLibraries GOLD Ambassador”. This ambassador is the most proactive of all the selected ambassadors of previous year (2017-18). He/She is selected based on maximum number of LIS related posts in various IndiaLibraries groups and posting about IndiaLibraries on other LIS groups on Facebook, Google Groups, Yahoo Groups, WhatsApp groups in India and Abroad by generating more members and popularizing IndiaLibraries in previous year.

 

 

IndiaLibraries Ambassador Program formally launched on SRR Birth Anniversary – 12 Aug 2016. For details check link https://indialibraries.wordpress.com/2016/07/27/launching-indialibraries-ambassador-program-formally-on-srr-birth-anniversary-9-aug-2016/

 

 

What does IndiaLibraries Ambassador Program entail?

As ‘ IndiaLibraries Ambassador’

  1. you will speak about IndiaLibraries on formal and informal platforms in India and Abroad and popularize it.
  2. posting library related/relevant information on various Facebook groups of IndiaLibraries after reading group description. There are approximately 50 groups of IndiaLibraries.
  3. you will answer to member queries when posted on group
  4. moderate groups you are responsible for   and see that unrelated, irrelevant information is not posted on group.
  5. you will not speak negatively or badmouth about IndiaLibraries group, its members admins, website etc. IndiaLibraries always encourages critical evaluation but discourages negative comments/flaming/trolling etc. IndiaLibraries is open and requests feedback and is always trying to improve its products and services based on member feedback and suggestions.

Please note:

  • There can be more than one Ambassador for each group.
  • An ambassador can select one or all groups for posting; but should ensure to post only relevant information in relevant group after reading group description

 

Who can apply?

Any library professional at any level and from any country can apply. Provided he/she  adept at navigating the internet and curating relevant LIS information with interest in updating self and other fellow professionals.

 

How Can I register?

You can register anytime of the year. You will be added if you are accepted and fit IndiaLibraries criteria/description of IndiaLibraries Ambassador on or before 12 Aug of every year.

 

The easiest way to get selected as an IndiaLibraries Ambassador is to start posting relevant links in relevant groups and prove that you are already contributing!

 

We will choose a “IndiaLibraries Gold Ambassador” who is most active of all ambassadors – and post it on 12 Aug every year and publish it on our blog.

 

Please email at IndiaLibraries@gmail.com ONLY AFTER READING AND UNDERSTANDING INDIALIBRARIES POLICY MENTIONED BELOW. If you send your information, it is assumed that you have read and understood our policy and will adhere to it.

  1. Full Name*:
  2. Organization*:
  3. Reason why you would like to be an IndiaLibraries Ambassador*:
  4. Name(s) of IndiaLibraries Groups you would like to be associated with*:

Note: * is mandatory information

 

Policy

IndiaLibraries has strict policies as given below:

  1. not to badmouth or speak negatively about IndiaLibraries on any public platform once you have agreed to be its ambassador. This policy extends even after you have left the position of IndiaLibraries Ambassador. There is no fixed time line of expiry.
  2. not to badmouth any library, library professional, library group, library association, library related website on any of the IndiaLibraries groups!
  3. not to post, discuss, encourage posting information/images  that are inflammatory or controversial in nature, cause extreme reactions in people that is related to particular country, caste, group, sex, politics, religion.
  4. If you are not posting or monitoring your groups regularly, you can be removed from the listing from our blog at any point of time.

 

Please Note: IndiaLibraries reserves the right to remove any ambassador if they go against IndiaLibraries policies.

 

Disclaimer: It should also be noted that members opinions are their own. IndiaLibraries is only a platform where library professionals can interact, opinionate and post their suggestions and feedback. IndiaLibraries does not endorse the member opinions. We will try to monitor posting any information/image that is not acceptable as per IndiaLibraries policy.

 

 

IndiaLibraries Groups on Facebook

REQUEST TO POST ONLY RELATED INFORMATION IN RELEVANT GROUP AFTER READING GROUP DESCRIPTION. Example: Do not post job information in conference group! OR Conference information in Job group!

  1. All Things Open – Open Access & Open Source https://www.facebook.com/groups/AllThingsOpen/
  2. Articles on Libraries in Newspaper and Magazines https://www.facebook.com/groups/NPnMags/
  3. Designation and API Score Calculation for LIS Professionals https://www.facebook.com/groups/LISDesignationAPI/
  4. Disasters in Libraries https://www.facebook.com/groups/DisastersINLibraries/
  5. Ebooks https://www.facebook.com/groups/LIS.EBook/
  6. Ethics in LIS https://www.facebook.com/groups/EthicsLIS/
  7. Father of  Library and Information Science in India https://www.facebook.com/groups/SRRanganathan/
  8. HedonistTraveller https://www.facebook.com/groups/HedonistTraveller/
  9. LibrarianFashion https://www.facebook.com/groups/LibraryFashion/
  10. Library and Information Science Experts as Resource Persons https://www.facebook.com/groups/LISResourcePersons/
  11. LIS Associations https://www.facebook.com/groups/LISAssociations/
  12. LIS Books Published WorldWide https://www.facebook.com/groups/LISBooksPublishedWorldWide/
  13. LIS Courses https://www.facebook.com/groups/LISCourses/
  14. LIS Dates – Conferences/Seminars/Workshops https://www.facebook.com/groups/LISImportantDateConference/
  15. LIS Departments from India Web Presence https://www.facebook.com/groups/LISDepartment
  16. LIS Facebook Groups, Pages, Events etc https://www.facebook.com/groups/GroupsAndPages/
  17. LIS Faculty from India https://www.facebook.com/groups/LISIndiaLISFaculty/
  18. LIS Professionals from India Heads / Incharge Heads of Libraries https://www.facebook.com/groups/LISProfessionalsIndia/
  19. LIS India Examinations UGC NET/SET/JRF https://www.facebook.com/groups/LISIndiaUGCNETSETJRF/
  20. LIS Jobs Training Scholarships https://www.facebook.com/groups/LISJobsTrainingScholarship/
  21. LIS Journals (Open Access and Subscribed) from India and Abroad https://www.facebook.com/groups/LibraryInformationScienceJournals/
  22. LIS Newsletters https://www.facebook.com/groups/LISNewsletters/
  23. LIS OnlineForms https://www.facebook.com/groups/LISOnlineFormsQuestionnaires/
  24. LIS Philanthropy in Libraries https://www.facebook.com/groups/PhilanthropyInLibraries/
  25. LIS Professional and Laws relating to IPR, Copyright etc and Court Rulings https://www.facebook.com/groups/LISIPR/
  26. LIS Professionals – Curriculum Vitae/CV/Resume/Bio https://www.facebook.com/groups/CurriculumVitae.CV.BioOfLISProfessionals/
  27. LIS Professionals from India Publishing LIS Books https://www.facebook.com/groups/LISIndiaLISBooksPublished/
  28. LIS Professionals on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/groups/427654540671111/
  29. LIS Professionals on LinkedIn https://www.facebook.com/groups/LISIndiaLinkedIn/
  30. LIS Professionals on Twitter https://www.facebook.com/groups/LISTwitter/
  31. LIS Professionals on Website/Homepages/Blogs https://www.facebook.com/groups/LISWebsiteBlog/
  32. LIS related Groups on Google, Yahoo and Others https://www.facebook.com/groups/LISIndiaLISGroups/
  33. LIS Related MOOCs https://www.facebook.com/groups/LISMOOC/
  34. LIS Research https://www.facebook.com/groups/LISResearchPhD/
  35. LIS Softwares https://www.facebook.com/groups/1750882045206967/
  36. LISBookFairs LibraryWeek Literary Festivals, Literary Prizes etc https://www.facebook.com/groups/LISBookFair/
  37. LISFunnyLearningGeneralStuff https://www.facebook.com/groups/LISFunnyLearningImagesQuotations/
  38. Must Reads – LIS Books and General Books https://www.facebook.com/groups/LISMustReads/
  39. Plagiarism in LIS https://www.facebook.com/groups/PlagiarismLIS/
  40. PostLISQueries https://www.facebook.com/groups/PostLISQueries/
  41. School Librarian https://www.facebook.com/groups/SchoolLibrarianship/
  42. SelflessLISProfessionals https://www.facebook.com/groups/SelflessLibProfessionals/
  43. Social Media and Mobile Apps used by Librarians in Libraries https://www.facebook.com/groups/SocialMedia.MobileApps/
  44. Talented LIS Professionals https://www.facebook.com/groups/TalentedLISProfessionals/
  45. UGC-HRDC (earlier ASC) https://www.facebook.com/groups/LIS.UGC.HRDC.ASC/
  46. UsefulLISArticlesPresentations https://www.facebook.com/groups/UsefulLISArticles/
  47. Women LIS Professionals https://www.facebook.com/groups/WomenLISProfessionals/

 

  1. IndiaLibraries Ambassador https://www.facebook.com/groups/IndiaLibrariesAmbassador/
  2. Most Secret LIS Professionals Group – By Invitation Only! https://www.facebook.com/groups/ExclusiveLISGroup/

 

  1. LISLatestNews https://www.facebook.com/groups/LISLatestNews/

ALL KINDS OF LIS INFORMATION (JOBS/CONFERENCES/GENERAL LINKS) CAN BE POSTED IN THIS GROUP

 

For more details Contact: IndiaLibraries@gmail.com

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Most Fashionable LIS Professional 2018


Every year IndiaLibraries requests members to vote for “Most Fashionable Library Professional”

But this year 2018 we have not opened the voting process but admins have selected the “Most Fashionable LIS Professional 2018” by counting number of likes received. Please note: “Like” “Love” “Wow” are all clubbed under “Likes”. “Haha” “Sad” “Angry” “Comments” “Shares” are not considered or calculated!

2018 Most Fashionable LIS professionals based on likes are
Angeliki An Ji Li 127 likes
Ashu Rani 87 likes
Lata Suresh 79 likes

Note: Photos from 1 Jan to 12 Aug 2018 are considered this year.

 

 

We urge you to be active on our group and share pictures of yourself to be eligible for 2019 Most Fashionable LIS Professional!

Please note

  • MANDATORY – share pictures of yourself with background of the library in the photo
  • MANDATORY – Post the place of library/organisation and country.
  • Multiple photos at different times as individual photo can be posted but likes will be calculated per photo (will not be cumulative calculation of all photos!).
  • Multiple photos as an album will not be considered.
  • Group photos with family, friends, colleagues will not be considered.
  • “Liking” photo of Self allowed.
  • IndiaLibraries (Anamika Anamika) as admin will like every photo posted by every member.
  • Period (from and to) for considering photos will be decided by admins at later date.
  • If photo is not available or displays as “Attachment unavailable” then the photo will be disqualified.
  • If requested details are not posted then the person is not qualified to be included for next year.

 

For 2017 notification please see link https://indialibraries.wordpress.com/2017/08/09/vote-for-most-fashionable-library-professional/ and for results see link https://indialibraries.wordpress.com/2017/08/11/most-fashionable-library-professional-2017/.

For Comments and Feedback email IndiaLibraries@gmail.com

Apply for IndiaLibraries Ambassador Program before SRR Birth Anniversary – 12 Aug 2018


IndiaLibraries Ambassador Program formally launched on SRR Birth Anniversary – 12 Aug 2016

Inviting applications for  IndiaLibraries Ambassador Program.  Selected IndiaLibraries Ambassador list will be displayed on blog at http://www.IndiaLibraries.wordpress.com on SRR Birth Anniversary – 12 Aug 2018.

As ‘ IndiaLibraries Ambassador’ you will

  1. Speak about IndiaLibraries on formal and informal platforms in India and Abroad and popularize it.
  2. Posting library related information on groups of IndiaLibraries (list provided below).
  3. Answer to member queries when posted on group
  4. Moderate groups you have adopted and be responsible for them and see that unrelated, irrelevant information is not posted on group.
  5. Not speak negatively or badmouth about IndiaLibraries group, its members admins, website etc. IndiaLibraries always encourages critical evaluation but discourages negative comments. IndiaLibraries is open and requests feedback and is always trying to improve its products and services based on feedback and suggestions.

Please note: There can be more than one Ambassador for each group.

 

Who can apply?

Any library professional at any level and from any country can apply provided he/she  adept at navigating the internet and curating relevant LIS information with interest in updating self and other fellow professionals.

 

How Can I register?

You can register anytime throughout the year till 9 Aug. We will select suitable people and post the list on 12 Aug every year. You need to reapply every year if you are interested to continue in being IndiaLibraries Ambassador.

We will choose a Gold Ambassador who is most active of all ambassadors at the end of the year and publish it on our blog.

Please email at IndiaLibraries@gmail.com your interest to become IndiaLibraries Ambassador ONLY AFTER READING AND UNDERSTANDING INDIALIBRARIES POLICY MENTIONED BELOW. If you send your information, it is assumed that you have read and understood our policy and will adhere to it.

  1. Full Name*
  2. Working/Student/Others (Unemployed/Retired etc.)*
  3. Organization*
  4. Reason why you would like to be an IndiaLibraries Ambassador*
  5. Name(s) of IndiaLibraries Groups you would like to be associated with.*

Note: Madatory information

Policy

IndiaLibraries has strict policies as given below:

  1. Not to badmouth or speak negatively about IndiaLibraries on any public platform once you have agreed to be its ambassador. This policy extends even after you have left the position of IndiaLibraries Ambassador. There is no fixed time line of expiry.
  2. Not to badmouth any library, library professional, library group, library association, library related website on any of the IndiaLibraries groups!
  3. Not to post, discuss, encourage posting information/images  that are inflammatory or controversial in nature, cause extreme reactions in people that is related to particular country, caste, group, sex, politics, religion.
  4. If you are not posting or monitoring your groups regularly, you can be removed from the listing from our blog at any point of time.

Please Note: IndiaLibraries reserves the right to remove any ambassador if they go against IndiaLibraries policies.

Disclaimer: It should also be noted that members/volunteer admins/IndiaLibraries Ambassadors opinions are their own. IndiaLibraries is only a platform where library professionals can interact, opinionate and post their suggestions and feedback. IndiaLibraries does not endorse the members/volunteer admins/IndiaLibraries Ambassadors opinions. We will try to monitor posting any information/image that is not acceptable as per IndiaLibraries policy.

IndiaLibraries Groups on Facebook

Request all to read group description given on every group before posting information. Get acquainted with groups adopted and populate them with relevant information. Unrelated information posted will be removed.

  1. LibrarianFashion https://www.facebook.com/groups/LibraryFashion/
  2. LIS Newsletters https://www.facebook.com/groups/LISNewsletters/
  3. Designation and API Score Calculation for LIS Professionals https://www.facebook.com/groups/LISDesignationAPI/
  4. Ethics in LIS https://www.facebook.com/groups/EthicsLIS/
  5. Father of  Library and Information Science in India https://www.facebook.com/groups/SRRanganathan/
  6. All Things Open – Open Access & Open Source https://www.facebook.com/groups/AllThingsOpen/
  7. Most Secret LIS Professionals Group – By Invitation Only! https://www.facebook.com/groups/ExclusiveLISGroup/
  8. UGC-HRDC (earlier ASC) https://www.facebook.com/groups/LIS.UGC.HRDC.ASC/
  9. Unusual Libraries https://www.facebook.com/groups/UnusualLibraries/
  10. LIS Professional and Laws relating to IPR, Copyright etc and Court Rulings https://www.facebook.com/groups/LISIPR/
  11. Plagiarism in LIS https://www.facebook.com/groups/PlagiarismLIS/
  12. SelflessLISProfessionals https://www.facebook.com/groups/SelflessLibProfessionals/
  13. LIS Philanthropy in Libraries https://www.facebook.com/groups/PhilanthropyInLibraries/
  14. Articles on Libraries in Newspaper and Magazines https://www.facebook.com/groups/NPnMags/
  15. UsefulLISArticlesPresentations https://www.facebook.com/groups/UsefulLISArticles/
  16. LISBookFairs LibraryWeek Literary Festivals, Literary Prizes etc https://www.facebook.com/groups/LISBookFair/
  17. LIS OnlineForms https://www.facebook.com/groups/LISIndiaOnlineFormsQuestionanaires/
  18. Ebooks https://www.facebook.com/groups/LIS.EBook/
  19. LIS Books Published WorldWide https://www.facebook.com/groups/LISBooksPublishedWorldWide/
  20. LIS Professionals from India Publishing LIS Books https://www.facebook.com/groups/LISIndiaLISBooksPublished/
  21. LIS Journals (Open Access and Subscribed) from India and Abroad https://www.facebook.com/groups/LibraryInformationScienceJournals/
  22. School Librarian https://www.facebook.com/groups/SchoolLibrarianship/
  23. LIS Jobs Training Scholarships https://www.facebook.com/groups/LISJobsTrainingScholarship/
  24. LIS Associations https://www.facebook.com/groups/LISAssociations/
  25. Library and Information Science Experts as Resource Persons https://www.facebook.com/groups/LISResourcePersons/
  26. LIS related Groups on Google, Yahoo and Others https://www.facebook.com/groups/LISIndiaLISGroups/
  27. LIS Research https://www.facebook.com/groups/LISResearchPhD/
  28. LIS Courses https://www.facebook.com/groups/LISCourses/
  29. LIS India Examinations UGC NET/SET/JRF https://www.facebook.com/groups/LISIndiaUGCNETSETJRF/
  30. LIS Dates – Conferences/Seminars/Workshops https://www.facebook.com/groups/LISImportantDateConference/
  31. LIS Professionals – Curriculum Vitae/CV/Resume/Bio https://www.facebook.com/groups/CurriculumVitae.CV.Resume.BioOfLISProfessionals/
  32. LISLatestNews https://www.facebook.com/groups/LISLatestNews/
  33. Social Media and Mobile Apps used by Librarians in Libraries https://www.facebook.com/groups/SocialMedia.MobileApps/
  34. LIS Professionals on LinkedIn https://www.facebook.com/groups/LISIndiaLinkedIn/
  35. LIS Facebook Groups, Pages, Events etc https://www.facebook.com/groups/GroupsAndPages/
  36. LIS Professionals on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/groups/427654540671111/
  37. LIS Professionals on Website/Homepages/Blogs https://www.facebook.com/groups/LISWebsiteBlog/
  38. LIS Professionals on Twitter https://www.facebook.com/groups/LISTwitter/
  39. Talented LIS Professionals https://www.facebook.com/groups/TalentedLISProfessionals/
  40. LISFunnyLearningGeneralStuff https://www.facebook.com/groups/LISFunnyLearningImagesQuotations/
  41. Women LIS Professionals https://www.facebook.com/groups/WomenLISProfessionals/

 

Get your LIS friends and other LIS professionals and colleagues to like the pages of IndiaLibraries

IndiaLibs https://www.facebook.com/IndiaLibs/

IndLibs https://www.facebook.com/IndLibs/

Fans of IndiaLibraries https://www.facebook.com/IndiaLibrariesFanPage/

Important Days for LIS Professionals in India


Siyali Ramamrita Ranganathan (SRR) Birth Anniversary is celebrated as National Librarian’s Day in India  on any one day falling on or between 9-12 August every year (Actual date of birth is 9th Aug and Official recorded birth date is 12th Aug 1972)

Siyali Ramamrita Ranganathan Death Anniversary is on 27 September every year (27 September 1972)

14th-20th November every year is celebrated as National Library Week. (Ayyanki (Iyanki) Venkata Ramanaiah, Secretary of Andhra Pradesh Library Association (APLA) organized an All India Library Meeting on 12th November, 1912 in Madras which led to the formation of Indian Library Association (ILA) so declared 14th November as National Library Day and celebrated 14th-20th November are celebrated as National Library Week.)

Wake Up Call and Open Request to All LIS Professionals


Wake Up Call and Open Request to All ‘Individual’ LIS Professionals and LIS Associations in India.

Request all LIS professionals to send in their Feedback/comments/suggestions for UGC Draft Regulation 2018 to The Chairman, University Grants Commission via email to ugcregulations2017@gmail.com and follow up by India Post To, The Chairman, University Grants Commission, New Delhi – 110002 on or before February 28th, 2018 by midnight in answer to Public notice No.F.1-2/2017 (EC/PS) Dated: 9th February, 2018 posted at https://www.ugc.ac.in/pdfnews/7040108_Public-Notice-DraftUGCRegulations.pdf

REQUEST ALL LIS PROFESSIONALS TO LEAVE YOUR EMAILS DOWN IN COMMENTS SECTION on the IndiaLibraries Blog post “Wake Up Call and Open Request to All LIS Professionals” at https://indialibraries.wordpress.com/2018/02/24/wake-up-call-and-open-request-to-all-lis-professionals/ AFTER SENDING THE EMAIL AND POSTING THE LETTER – IN SUPPORT

Sample Letter given below. You can use the same or make changes accordingly and send it at the earliest.

_______________________________________________________________________________________________

 

From

 

To,

The Chairman

University Grants Commission

New Delhi – 110002

Sir,

Subject: UGC Regulation-2018 Feedback/Comments/Suggestions reg.

Ref: No.F.1-2/2017 (EC/PS) Dated: 9th February, 2018.

With  reference  to  the  subject  cited  above,  I  have  gone  through  the  Draft  UGC Regulation – 2018 which has been published in your website. It is required to be compared with UGC-2010 regulations (As amended in July 2016) to avoid some anomalies and discrimination with Librarians Cadre. It has been observed that the practicing Librarians anomalies are still alive i.e.; Promotion under CAS, Common Nomenclature, Superannuation, Faculty Development Programme, Minor/Major Research Projects, etc.

I hereby suggest to treat the Librarians at par with the Teachers without any discrimination to maintain common nomenclatures in designation like; Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Professor and Senior Professor. I request you to consider the Librarians Cadre in common superannuation, Faculty Development Programme and Minor/Major Research projects and promotion under CAS at par with teacher in order to maintain uniformity, quality and standards in higher education.

I am herewith attaching a table as per your mentioned format. Some of the anomalies are to be rectified  in  the  draft  and  some  feedbacks  and  suggestions  are  given  to  include  in  UGC regulation 2018 to avoid any discrimination with Librarians Cadre.

S.N. Regulations  (Minimum Qualifications for Appointment of Teachers   and    Other   Academic Staff   in  Universities  &   Colleges and Measures for the Maintenance of Standards in Higher Education) -2018  (Clearly  Referring  Clause

No., Page No. & Subject  matter)

Feedback/comments/suggestions
1.0 Coverage, (Page no.2) Add Teacher’s definitions; Teacher’s means Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Professor, Senior Professor, Assistant Librarian, Deputy Librarian and Librarian/ Physical Education Director & Sports, Pro-Chancellor, Vice-Chancellor.
3.8

The Ph.D. Degree shall be a mandatory qualification for appointment and promotion to the post of Associate Professors. (Page No.5)

Extend these criteria to Librarian and Physical Educations Directors and Sports in order to maintain uniformity, Quality and higher education standards
4.8 Minimum Qualification for Direct Recruitment to the Posts of University Librarian……

III. (2) (Page No. 17)

The given point should be replaced with “At least 03 Years’ Experience as University Deputy Librarian in Academic Level 13A or 15 Years’ Experience as University Assistant Librarian/College Librarian”. The Associate Professor can not be eligible for the position of University Librarian without having experience of practice librarianship. The Associate Professor should be removed from the eligibility list or Deputy Librarian/University Librarian should also be eligible for the Professor’s position in the Library Department.
6.4

D. Career Advancement Scheme (CAS) for Librarians (Page 36)

University Deputy Librarian (Academic Level 13A) to University Librarian (Academic Level 14) must be included which is missing in the draft.
6.4

D. Career Advancement Scheme (CAS) for Librarians

II. University Assistant Librarian (Senior Scale/Academic level 11) College Librarian (Senior Scale/Academic level 11) to University Assistant Librarian (Selection Grade/ Academic level 12/ College Librarian (Selection Grade/Academic level 12) Eligibility: (Page No.36)

Include the Refresher Courses for Librarians and Ph.D. mandatory for Librarians also in CAS. (Academic Level-11 to Academic Level    12).
8.1-8.4 and 9.0 (Page 39 to 57) Common benefits should be extended to Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Professor, Senior Professor, Assistant Librarian, Deputy Librarian and Librarian/Physical Education Director & Sports,
14.0 Teaching Days

(Page No.: 50 & 51)

Mention working days for Librarians also
15.0 Workload (Page No.51) Mention workload for Librarians also
16.0.  Fixing of Seniority

(Page No. 51)

Include maintain common seniority for Librarians at par with teachers.
17.0  Code of Professional Ethics (Page No.:52) Include the Librarian and Physical Education Directors and Sports Professionals also.

It is humbly requested to consider above feedback/suggestions for UGC Regulations (Minimum Qualifications for Appointment of Teachers and Other Academic Staff in Universities and Colleges and Measures for the Maintenance of Standards in Higher Education) 2018.

Thanking you in anticipation.

 

Date:                                                                                        Yours Sincerely

 

                                                                                                           

Place:                                                                                     (Full Name)

_______________________________________________________________________________________________

Disclaimer: IndiaLibraries has not drafted this Feedback/comments/suggestions for UGC Draft Regulation 2018. It was forwarded by member on one of the numerous LIS WhatsApp groups. We have only re-posted it on IndiaLibraries blog so that it reaches far and wide and hosted here for posterity. The actual author of this letter is not known to us. If anyone knows, request you to forward their name to us via email to IndiaLibraries@gmail.com so that we can credit the person who initiated this.

 

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  10. LIS Associations
  11. LIS Books Published WorldWide
  12. LIS Courses
  13. LIS Dates – Conferences/Seminars/Workshops
  14. LIS Facebook Groups, Pages, Events etc
  15. LIS India Examinations UGC NET/SET/JRF
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Logo for teachers ON VEHICLES! Is it really necessary?


“Supreme Court approved this logo (click here to see logo) for teachers to put on their vehicles like doctors and advocates” was a news-item that was widely shared past few days in ‘most’ teacher whatsapp groups…with teachers congratulating each other! And few magnanimous teachers also congratulated ‘librarians’ as librarians are also considered teachers (by few universities)!

About the logo: the link to the logo is from ‘Urban Estate’ not from any teacher group! Who designed the logo? Who else is using the logo? Have any teacher associations approved its usage? any teacher groups, individual teachers in India using it?

Nobody questioned the authenticity of the source! Or tried to identify validity of information before posting/reposting/sharing/forwarding!

We understand that

  • ‘many’ members feel the need to share ‘good news’ immediately …sometimes competitively before others share it!
  • ‘few’ have a ‘compulsive’ need to forward whatever information they come across!

But as teachers/librarians – as responsible citizens we should not contribute to ‘HOAX’, ‘FALSE NEWS’, ‘UNTRUTHS’!

Very Few

  • think before they mindlessly forward
  • contemplate the group scope – if information is relevant  to be shared
  • authenticity, validity of information
  • sourcing information to prove authenticity

NOTE: In this age of ‘FAKE NEWS’ and ‘UNTRUTHS’ are shared the teachers and library professionals are the gatekeepers! All information that is to be posted/reposted/shared/forwarded needs to be authenticated, validated and sourced before sharing!

Simplest way to check – GOOGLE using keywords!

Is any information available in public domain like print or electronic newspapers, news on TV, news on apps, news on social media from approved news agencies?

There is no local/national coverage of this news!

On googling found only one link on Google says Suprem Court approved this logo for teachers to put on their vehicles like doctors and advocates dated 6 October 2017 PLEASE NOTE: IT IS ‘Suprem Court’! ‘NOT ‘Supreme Court’!

Why do doctors and lawyers have a logo to be used on vehicles when Engineers, CA, Computer Specialist etc do not have a approved logo to be used on vehicles?
Doctors and lawyers have been using approved logo on their vehicles so they can be identified as such and advice taken incase of accidents or civil/criminal cases occur on road.

And why did teachers suddenly need logo on vehicle?

How will teachers logo on vehicles help the general public when on road?

One of our members (Dr Pavan Agarwal) rightly said that court is not an approving authority! Why not the Ministry of Education or UGC give the direction on use of logo but Supreme Court needed to approve logo? Supreme court – hears argument on both sides and gives judgement! Who has submitted the logo and who has contested the use of logo? So where is the judgement copy if Supreme Court has indeed approved (as rightly pointed out by one of our other members Mr Apurba Majumder) etc?

Please note – IndiaLibraries is not questioning the teachers logo! ……But humbly bringing to attention the USE OF LOGO ON THE VEHICLES! AND ITS UTILITY!!

Requesting all – not to just post/repost/share/forward any information because it was posted/reposted/shared/forwarded by someone on the group!

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