Nabi Hasan

Librarian & Head
Indian Institute of Technology Delhi

Dr. NABI HASAN is the Librarian & Head, Central Library, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi. Earlier, he has served as the University Librarian of Aligarh Muslim University, one of India's leading multi-disciplinary institutions, whose library system has been ranked second largest in Asia and the largest in India. He is the First Norman E. Borlaug Fellow from India in Library Information Systems (PDF), trained at Cornell University, New York, USA.
He is Winner of the Global SLA Engineering Librarian of the Year Award 2021 by Special Libraries Association USA for exceptional contributions/accomplishments on the job within the SLA Engineering Community, etc. He has also won the Presidential Citation 2021 from Special Libraries Association (SLA-USA) (as President-Asian Chapter 2020), from Ms. Tara Murray, President-SLA, for Contribution to the SLA as: (1) Member-Task Force on Reopening Specialized Libraries (2) Member-2020 Annual Conference Advisory Committee (3) Presenting a webinar series that drew thousands of attendees and promoted SLA to new audiences. Dr. Hasan is the winner of the Bonnie Hilditch International Librarian Award 2018 USA and has also been conferred with the SLP-SLA Asian Fellow Award 2019. He has also been conferred with the Royal Society of Chemistry's Librarians' Choice Award for Dynamic Librarian (Biennial) 2019. Dr. Hasan is also the recipient of the Vice-Chancellor Appreciation Award 2003 for Exemplary Work and Conduct, Appreciation from the Chairman, Board of Governors, IIT Delhi in 2012, Appreciations from the Vice-Chancellor of the Aligarh Muslim University 2018, Life Time Achievement Award 2015, Appreciation Certificate from IEEE twice and other such recognitions from reputed organizations. In April 2019; he has received the Appreciation from the Director, IIT Delhi as well. Dr. Hasan has 16 Books/Edited Books and over 156 articles/papers/publications to his credit. Currently, he is heading the National Resource in Library and Information Sciences of the Ministry of Education, Govt. of India under its ARPIT MOOCs Program and is also the Past President of Asian Chapter and 2021 President-Elect of the Academic Community of the SLA-USA.

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