Webinar on DELNET: Resources & Services
Developing Library Network and Mahatma Gandhi Central Library
Dr. M. Prasad,
Date: 18th December 2021
Dr. Sangeeta Kaul,
Brief Biographical Information
Dr Sangeeta Kaul is Director, DELNET-Developing Library Network, New Delhi, India which connects more than 7300 Institutional Libraries across India and outside and is a single largest library network in South Asia. She is working in DELNET for past more than 27 years. She has been involved with the creation of union catalogues, developed the WebOPAC and ILL/DDS tracking software at DELNET, looking after the ILL/DDS operations and the overall operations of the Library Network. She worked as a technical staff at DELNET with the National Bibliographic Database Pilot Project of the Department of Culture, Government of India during 1998-2000 for the creation of MARC 21 bibliographic records in India. She is actively involved as a resource person to impart training to LIS professionals in Koha: an open source integrated library management and MARC 21. She has authored nearly 25 papers and edited 12 books. She was awarded with the SATKAL Best Women Librarian Award in 2003; received IFLA Danida Grant for attending 65th IFLA Conference at Bangkok in 1999, alternative candidate for IFLA/OCLC Early Career Development Fellowship. She has been a course writer for IGNOU PGDLAN course for Retrospective conversion in Libraries and MARC 21 modules for MLISc programme. She is a Coordinator for DELNET Training Programmes also. She got the outstanding paper award from Emerald Publishing, UK for the year 2011 for her paper in the journal “International Interlending and Document Supply”. She has also been awarded with prestigious International Visitor Leadership Programme (IVLP) of the US Department of State, USA and visited extensively the US Libraries, Museums and Archives in USA in 2012. She was also a member of the Working group on National Virtual Library, Networking and ICT Applications in Libraries of the National Mission on Libraries, Govt of India.
She is the Organising Secretary for National Convention on Knowledge, Library and Information Networking organised every year by DELNET.
She has visited countries including Germany, Greece, Kazakhstan, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Thailand and USA on various professional assignments.
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