Dr. H. Anil Kumar has a doctoral degree in Library and Information Science from the M.S. University of Baroda, India and the Master's and Bachelor's degree in Library and Information Science from Bangalore University. He secured gold medals in both Master's and Bachelor's programmes of Library and Information Science. With more than two decades of professional experience at renowned academic institutions like National Law School of India University, British Library and Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India, Nirma University, etc.
He was invited under the prestigious International Visitor Programme of the Department of State, United States of America in June 2001. He is the recipient of the Best Librarian Award 2014 by Taylor and Francis, Outstanding Librarian Award 2012 by AIMS (Association of Indian Management Scholars), Asian Professional Award (2011) by Special Libraries Association (SLA), USA and Best Librarian Award (2008) by Management and Libraries Network (MANLIBNET), India.
Dr. Anil Kumar is invited as a faculty in MDPs for management and engineering educators at IIMA, IIM Udaipur, Nirma University, etc.
He has five books and several papers to his credit. He has been invited to present papers in national and international conferences. His areas of professional interest are: Emerging Technology and Management Trends in Librarianship.