Prof. R K Bhatt
EC Member (Co-opted)
Prof. RK Bhatt-Former Head of the Department, is presently working as Professor at Department of Library and Information Science of University of Delhi. Prior to joining the Department in 1998 served at IIT Delhi for more than seven years as Assistant Librarian. He is a learned academician, prolific writer, excellent orator and multifaceted personality has earned dual Ph.Ds and distinguished professional earned accolades for his subject expertise. He is credited for contributing 13 books, 9 edited books, over 160 research papers/articles published in peer reviewed international journals, editorial books, conference proceedings, etc. Dr. Bhatt was the Editor of a reputed Journal entitled, ‘Journal of Library and Information Science’ of the Department of Library and Information Science, University of Delhi for three years during his tenure as HOD. In addition, he has had delivered more than 100 invited talks, key note address, lectures and chaired considerable number conference sessions of national and international conferences along with holding high positions in board of studies, curriculum development committees, UGC-NET workshops, Selection Committees, etc. He supervised 4 PhDs, 20 M. Phil and over 100 MLISc project reports. For his outstanding contribution in the field of Library and Information Science, Special Library Association (SLA-Asian Chapter) and SPL, Uttar Pradesh conferred him the Best Library Science Teacher Award in 2019.