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Researcher
ORCID: 0000-0001-5511-0598
ResearcherID: C-1911-2017
Shakil
Ahmad
Lecturer at Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University
Deanship of Library Affairs
Dammam, Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia
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About
I did my master in Library and Information Science from Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India. In addition to MLISc, did M.Phil from Vinayaka Mission University, Salem, India. I have 13 years of working experience in Library. Presently, I am working in Central Library as a Lecturer and Technical Librarian at Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University, Dammam.I have published twenty research publications in national and international journals and conferences. I am also teaching Library Skills at College of Engineering at Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University, Dammam. I am active Information Literacy Trainer at IAU, Dammam, Saudi Arabia.
Research Interests
Library and Information Science
Library Service Quality
Bibliometric
Scientometric
Professional Skills
E-Learning
Social Network Analysis
Knowledge Management
Information Technology
Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery
Information and Communication Technology
Journalism
Network
Civil Engineering
Geotechnics
Research Experience
Lecturer and Liaison Librarian
Imam Abdul Rahman bin Faisal University|September 2017 - Present
College of Engineering, Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University offered Library Skills Course for engineering students. Teaching Library Skills classes from three years as well as an orientation course for preparatory year students from five years.
Lecturer
Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University|December 2011 - Present
  • Performing task as a Lecturer and Liaison Librarian for College of Engineering, Institute for Research and Medical Consultations (IRMC), Deanship of Academic Development, and Deanship of Scientific Research. These are the critical functions of a Liaison Librarian.
  1. Communicate with the college community
  2. Promote library resources and services
  3. Develop and manage library collection
  4. Provide reference assistance
  5. Provide information literacy instruction
  • Teaching two credit hour courses (Library Skills-HUMN-201) to second-year students at the College of Engineering since 2017.
  • Actively involved in writing a scientific paper on behalf of the Deanship of Library Affairs.
  • Conducting online training, workshops, and webinar for faculties and students through zoom.
  • Assisting assigned colleges and deanship to prepare a scientific report.
  • Assisting to College of Engineering regarding ABET program-related required information.
  • Prepared and regularly updating the subject guide for the College of Engineering and IRMC.
  • Performing a task of research support librarian at assigned liaison colleges.
  • To contribute to the development and implementation of library strategies, plans, policies, and procedures.
  • To provide information and advisory services, identifying, accessing, and demonstrating resources at virtual points.
  • Implement Information Literacy training for teachers, staff, and students to aware the users about information retrieval skills, Referencing, Plagiarism, Database access, etc.
  • To identify, assess the process, make discoverable, and promote content & materials for users through the subject guide.
  • Facilitate electronic Document Delivery Service from various international sources for the academic community on demands.
  • Teaching and Program Development, including research, preparing, and designing of LIS programs, administering the courses/units taught; participation in the complete administration of the LIS programs, student counseling, and guidance
  • To provide reference services to library users via Social Media platforms such as WhatsApp, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc.
  • Conducting orientation course for preparatory year students from the past six
  • Updating knowledge related to technical section, like RDA, BIBFRAME.
  • Assisting in online training and workshop for liaison librarians and faculty members.
Lecturer
Imam Abdul Rahman bin Faisal University|December 2011 - Present
Teaching two credit hours “Library Skills Course” to second year students at College of Engineering, Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University from past three years as well as an orientation course for preparatory year students from past six years.
Librarian
King Saud University|April 2009 - Present
Managed repository project of the King Saud University library with DSpace.
Librarian
Jaypee University of Information Technology|August 2006 - Present
Classification using DDC21, and Cataloguing Code AACR-II, maintain circulation work, Classification, Resource Acquisition, Maintain Membership Record, Periodical record, and Electronic Database Management.
Education
Banasthali University
2019 - 2022
Library and Information Science
Vinayaka Missions University
2007 - 2008
Library and Information Science
Aligarh Muslim University
2004 - 2006
Master of Library and Information Science , Library and Information Science
Aligarh Muslim University
2004 - 2006
Library and Information Science
Aligarh Muslim University
2001 - 2004
Political Science