Dr. M.Masoom Raza is working as Associate Professor in the Department of Library and Information Science, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh. He did his M.Sc (Hons), ML&I.Sc and Ph.D from Panjab University, Chandigarh. The topic of his Ph.D. was "Use of Periodicals by Researchers in the Agricultural Universities of North India : A Survey and Bibliometric Analysis". He has guided almost 100 Master's dissertations and five Ph.D. dissertations. He has successfully completed three U.G.C. major research projects,i.e Preparation of Web based Gateway in Library & Information Science,Study the impact of TQM on university libraries,Design and development of Physical Education gateway. He attended various national and International conferences and has about 60 publications in different professional journals/books of LIS. He even worked as Professor and Head for about three years in the Department of Library and Information Science,North Eastern Hill University,Shillong.He had been member of various committees/boards of North Eastern India. He had also been vice president of ILA for Eastern Region from 2013 to 2016. Presently,he is chairperson of the ILA sectional committee for Health Science Libraries(2016-2019).