Dr. Nabi Hasan is the University Librarian at Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), one of India's leading multi-disciplinary institutions, ranked second largest in Asia and first in India. Prior to this, he was Deputy Librarian in the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi. He has earlier served as Deputy Librarian and a Regular Post Graduate Faculty at Himachal Pradesh Agricultural University, Palampur (HP).
He was the "FIRST BORLAUG FELLOW FROM INDIA" in Library Information Systems at Cornell University, New York, USA. Dr. Hasan is the recipient of the "VICE-CHANCELLOR APPRECIATION AWARD 2003" for Exemplary Work and Conduct. He has received "APPRECIATION FROM THE CHAIRMAN, BOARD OF GOVERNORS, IIT DELHI" in 2012. He has also been conferred with the "LIFE TIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD 2015" for Extraordinary Services and Dedication towards Library Science.
He is the permanent member of AMU Court, the highest governing body of the AMU and is also the regular member of Academic Council apart from other important committees and bodies.
Dr. Hasan has an experience of 22 years' of active library services and post graduate teaching. He has published 11 Books/composite Books and has over 112 papers/articles in reputed journals, conferences, composite books, etc.
Dr. Hasan is currently the 2016 Director, Special Libraries Association (SLA-USA), Asian Chapter, Joint Secretary of the Asian Library Association (ASIALA), Executive Committee Member of Delhi Library Association, Member of Online Content Advisory Council SLA-USA, Member, Ministry of Earth Sciences e-journal Consortium, Govt of India, etc.
He has won the many "BEST PAPER PRESENTATION AWARDS" at national and international level events. Dr. Hasan has successfully implemented "3 WORLD BANK AIDED NATP/NAIP/ICAR PROJECTS" on Library Automation, Digitization, Institutional Repositories, Digital Library, Networking, etc. in the capacity as Executing Agency/Person/CCPI/PI. He has significantly contributed in CeRA, KrishiPrabha, eGranth, INDEST, N-LIST, etc. Projects in different capacities.
After joining the Aligarh Muslim University as its regular University Librarian on April 1, 2016; Dr Hasan has significantly contributed for the system. This include; Creation of River Ganga Repository, Opening of New Digital Resources Centre, Opening of New Oriental Division, hosting of National level events on Academic Integrity, Plagiarism, Author Workshop, Librarians Day, Annual Library Day, Staff Recharge Programs, Week long Workshop on conservation and preservation of manuscripts, independent ICT enabled facilities for girl students, rationalization of purchase procedures of the library, strengthening of collection development and improved facilities for the students and the faculty members, infrastructural development like LED lights, false sealing, Air-conditioning, improvement in facilities for the blinds, improvement in the facilities of cultural hall, release of New Library Brochure, starting of eNewsclipping Services, academic and scholarly motivation of the professional staff, organizing of Exhibitions on all the important occasions, etc. and is the process of creating a more spacious and open Museum for the Manuscripts.
His main focus now is on strengthening of library resources, services and products for the users and bringing together of people and services of the system libraries with improved access including remote access.
More details about him are available at: nabihasan.in OR IIT-Delhi