Mr. Jignesh Amin is working as Senior Library Professional at Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad since February 2008. Before joining IIM Ahmedabad he was working as Library Assistant in Institute of Management, Nirma University, and Consumer Education & Research Center.
He has played a key role in developing Koha ILMS, Vikram Sarabhai Library website, 9th Annual Meet & Workshop of INDEST-AICTE Consortium website, National Information Centre on Management (NICMAN) website using Joomla and Library conference website using OCS. He also helped to develop Institutional repository with video archives of IIM Ahmedabad using DSpace.
Currently, he is working in databases/eResources section. His primary assignments are related to the resources like evaluation, trial set up, organizing orientation, subscription/renewal, troubleshooting, guiding users, solving reference queries, observing usage and budgetary matters of the eResources.
He has published seven papers/articles in journal/conferences/seminars. He has actively involved with professional bodies like ADINET, Gujarat Granthalaya Seva Sangh, Alumni Association and ADINET yuva.
Awarded for Outstanding Performance at IIMA for the year 2011-12.
Mr. Jignesh Amin has qualified UGC NET with subject Library and Information Science.
Education: Ph.D (Pursuing); Master of Science and Master of Library & Information Science from Gujarat University.
Mr. Mallikarjun Dora is presently working as Senior Library Professional at Vikram Sarabhai Library, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. Prior to this he has worked with Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode and Koustav Business School, Bhubaneswar.He has 15 research papers on his credit published in International and National Journal and Conferences.
Mr. Mallikarjun Dora has qualified UGC NET-JRF with subject library and information science in 2005.
Awarded for Outstanding Performance at IIMA for the year 2011-12 & 2015-16.
MANLIBNET Best Paper award for the year 2012. He is also involved in the administration of trainees.
Mr. Viralkumar Navik is working as a Senior Library Professional at Vikram Sarabhai Library since February 2008. Before joining IIMA he was working as a Librarian at Navrachana Higher Secondary School, Vadodara.
He is working in acquisition section. His main assignments are purchasing of books, CD, e-books and other materials, online books, classification and cataloging and budgetary matters of the acquisition section. He is also involved in the marketing of library services through co-coordinating Book Talks, Know Your Library Quiz and Social Media.
He was awarded for Outstanding Performance at IIM Ahmedabad for the year 2014-15.
Best PPT Presentation Award at ETBL (Global Conference on Emerging Trends in Business Leadership) for the year 2015.
Education: B.Com, Master of Library and Information Science, UGC-SLET
Ms. Asha Desai is working as a Senior Library Professional at Vikram Sarabhai Library. She joined the institute in the year 2008 as a Professional Assistant (Library), before joining IIMA she was working as an assistant librarian at ICFAI Business School, Ahmadabad.At present, She is working in Print Resources Acquisition section. Her main assignments are to look after purchasing of print books, journals, managing suggestions and subscriptions, etc.
Master of Commerce and Master of Library and Information Science from Gujarat University.
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Ms. Rina Patel working as a Senior Library Professional at Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad since January 2008. She did M.Com & Master of Library and Information Science. Before joining IIM Ahmedabad she was working as Technical Assistant in All India Radio, Ahmedabad.
Earlier she was in Publications Division where she developed Photo Library and first time made case studies available online on IIMA website. She is in Vikram Sarabhai Library since the October, 2013. At present, She is working in Library IT section. Her main assignments are to look after Library Website, Consortia Website, Koha, Institutional repository, RemoteXs, Video Wall, IIMA archive website and other library-related IT operations.
She has received an award for outstanding work done in the Publications Division beyond the regular duties given by the IIMA Director in the year 2011-2012 and 2016-2017
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.