Bhubaneswar, Sept. 26: Dr.D.B.Ramesh, Chief Librarian of the SOA Deemed to be University, has been honoured with the ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ for his contributions to Library and Information Science and Industry by ProQuest, a Michigan-based global information-content and technology company at New Delhi on Saturday.
Dr. Ramesh, who worked with CSIR Institute of Minerals and Materials Technology at Bhubaneswar for over three decades, is a recipient of Fulbright Scholar at Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA (1992-93), British Council’s Visitorship Programme, UK (1993) and Society for Information Science (SIS) Fellowship Award (1996).
With more than 42 years of professional experience and expertise in Library Management and Services, he has edited nine books and published around 110 papers in 45 peer-reviewed journals. He has also edited 65 volumes of seminar proceedings.
Dr. Ramesh has supervised seven Ph.D scholars under Utkal University in Library and Information Science while five other scholars are currently doing their research work under his supervision. He is also sought as a Resource Person at different universities as also IGNOU, Bhubaneswar since 2005.
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