Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Area: Circulation, Book Acquisition, User Orientation, Information Literacy Contact No: +91 79 6632 4980
Ms. Hima Soni joined the Institute in 1978 as Professional Assistant and worked in various capacities as Sr. Professional Assistant, Assistant Librarian and to the present position. She is currently working as a Deputy Librarian since March 2011.
At present she is looking for Reference & Circulation and other functions of the library includes House Keeping, Electrical, Computer, Stores, etc. and coordinating with the respective department for doing the work. Overall supervision of library premises, maintaining stack area, checking the arrangement of books/journals/magazines, reading area, library furniture and other sections of the Library.
Ms. Hima Soni completed her Master of Library and Information Science from Dr. Hari Singh Gour Central University, Sagar (MP).
She has received the Directors special award in the year 2010-2012 by the institute for outstanding performance done beyond the regular duty.
Dr. Upendra P. Pandya Joined the Institute on 24th May 1984 as a Professional Assistant in Vikram Sarabhai Library and working as an Assistant Librarian, since the year 2012. Presently he is looking after all the activities of the Books Acquisition & Cataloguing Section and Staff Management of the library.
He is doctorate from Hemchandracharya North Gujarat University and earned his master & bachelor degree in Library and Information Science from IGNOU and Gujarat University respectively. He also holds the bachelor's degree in Law (Gujarat University) and Zoology (Saurashtra University) and Diploma in Labour Laws & Practices from Gujarat University.
Mr. Muralidharan K. N. joined the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad in 1985 as a clerk. He did his B.Com from Shree Sahajanand Arts & Commerce College Ahmedabad and MLISc from IGNOU. On completion of his Masters in Library Information Science he had been promoted to the post of Professional Assistant and then to the post of Senior Professional Assistant.
In January 2013 he was elevated to the post of Assistant Librarian. He has been working in the library since then in various sections like Reference & Information, Catalogue Section, Periodical Section and Books Acquisition Section. Presently he is looking after all the activities of the Periodicals/Serials, Online Resources, ILL & Reference,and Staff Management.
The Vikram Sarabhai Library (VSL) is named after Dr. Vikram Sarabhai, world renowned physicist and founding Director of IIMA. It was set up in 1962 and is one of the best management libraries in Asia. The library is open 24x7. Our mission is to facilitate convenient and user friendly access to current, global and relevant information by identifying, acquiring, organizing and retrieving information in various formats (print & non print) to serve the information needs of the academic fraternity of IIMA to meet their teaching, research, consulting, training and learning requirements.