General Secretary

Dr. K P SinghDr. K P Singh 

Dr. KP Singh working as Associate Professor in the Department of Library and Information Science, University of Delhi, Delhi. Dr. Singh did his M.Sc. in Agricultural Sciences from Meerut University, while MLIS, M. Phil. and Ph.D. (LIS) from University of Delhi and GNDU, Amritsar (Punjab) in 1997, 2004 and 2007. He had been an outstanding scholar throughout his academic career. He obtained first position in M. Sc. and had many credits in his name having prestigious national fellowships/awards such as UGC-JRF/NET, ICAR-JRF and DRDO-JRF for higher studies in agricultural sciences and LIS.  Dr. Singh associated with DLA since 2002 and served as Secretary, Public Relation Officer, Vice-President, Senior Vice President and Treasurer. He is very active in the University academic affairs and two times Elective Member of Academic Council, University of Delhi (2015-2019), He is also the member of Standing Committee of Academic Affairs, Board of Research Studies, Admission Committee of Medical Sciences, Law, Education, Bureau of Indian Standards, CSTT. He was also the member of University Court, University of Delhi.

 

Dr. Singh has been a prolific writer and written more than 150 publications including journal articles, conference papers, book chapters and books on the areas of ICT in libraries, knowledge organization, bibliometrics, content development, resource sharing, content development, information seeking behavior etc. Dr. Singh has guided 6 Ph D theses, 30 M. Phil dissertations and 90 MLIS/PGDLAN projects. In addition to Dr. Singh brought the first Major Research Project to the Department and has completed successfully four major research projects  funded by the DRDO and UGC.  Dr. Singh also the member of editorial board of the scholarly journals namely- International Journal of Knowledge Content Development & Technology-IJKCDT, Korea. Universal Decimal Classification Consortia- UDCC (London). Journal of Library and Information Science, India. Gyankosh: Journal of Library and Information Management, India. Vitika-A multidisciplinary Journal, India and Journal of Library Advancements, India. 

 

Dr. Singh is the Founder President and Executive Member of SRFLISIndia and developer of the SRFLISIndia.org website. He is the life member of ILA, SIS, IASLIC, IATLIS, DLA, PLA, DULSA, DUTA,   etc. He is also associated as member of BRS, Invited Speaker/Paper Setter and Ph D examiner of various universities namely- Kurukashtera University, CCSU Meerut, Mohanlal Sukhadia University, Udaipur, RTMU, Nagpur, Punjab University, Agra University, Mewar University, MD University Rohtak, Vinayak Missions University, Amrawati University, BBAU Lucknow, GNDU Amritsar, Patiala University, etc.  In recognition of outstanding contribution in LIS teaching and research the SATKAL has awarded Young Librarian Award-2011. Recently the Delhi Library Association also awarded him DLA- Library Science Teacher Excellence Award- 2017.

For more detail- http://people.du.ac.in/~kpsingh/