Prof. Shabahat Husain did his M.Sc., B.L.I.Sc. and M.L.I.Sc. from A.M.U. with first divisions and positions in order of merit. Under the commonwealth's T.C.T.P. programme, he was awarded M.Phil. degree from Loughborough University of Technology, England; and Ph.D. from Lucknow University. He joined his services as a faculty member in A.M.U. in 1976. He was promoted as Reader (Associate Professor) in 1985 and as a Professor in 1997. During his illustrious career, he has travelled far and wide around the globe. He has visited Nigeria, Canada, Spain, U.K., Germany and Italy for his academic/professional assignments. Prof. Husain has published scores of articles in the journal of international repute and also 02 books to his credit so far. He has held a number of administrative positions including Chairman, Department of Library & Information Science, Acting University Librarian and Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences, etc. At least 09 Ph.D's have been awarded under his supervision.