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Dr. KP Singh

Working as Senior Assistant Professor and Principal Investigator in the Department of Library and Information Science, University of Delhi, Delhi. Dr. Singh did his M.Sc. in Agricultural Sciences from Meerut University, while MLIS, M.Phil. and Ph.D. (LIS) from University of Delhi and GNDU, Amritsar (Punjab) in 1997, 2004 and 2007. He had been an outstanding scholar throughout his academic career. He obtained first position in M. Sc. and had many credits in his name having prestigious national fellowships/awards such as UGC-JRF/NET, ICAR-JRF and DRDO-JRF for higher studies in agricultural sciences and LIS.

Dr. Singh has been a prolific writer to national and international platform in areas of ICT in libraries, knowledge organization and management, design and development online information resources, content development, e- sources in S&T and information seeking behavior. Dr. Singh has written 10 books/monographs, about 80 research papers, guided 02 Ph. D Theses, 25 M. Phil Dissertations and more then 80 projects reports to MLIS/PGDLAN students.

Dr. Singh, competed Two Major Research Projects worth of  Rs. 20 Lacs funded by Aeronautics Research & Development Board (AR&DB)/DRDO and University Grants Commission (UGC) as Principal investigator both the projects are national significance and highly acclaimed by the research and teaching community and available online as “Web-Enabled Directory of Teachers and Teaching Institutions of Aerospace Engineering in India” and Indian Knowledge Grid Network.  Currently Dr. Singh working on a Major Research Project sponsored by Aeronautics Research & Development Board (AR&DB)/DRDO to design and develop a national portal of aerospace scientists in India and open aero resources. In collaboration with SRFLISIndia Dr. Singh recently completed his dream project as a ‘Clearing House’ to all tailored and exhaustive information on LIS Teachers and Education and known as Gateway to Indian LIS Teachers and Teaching

Dr. Singh is the Founder President and Executive Member of SRFLISIndia and developer of the website. Vibrantly he is also associated with Delhi Library Association as Senior Vice President and Executive Member and convener of ICT Committee.  In addition to, he is the life member of ILA, SIS, IASLIC, IATLIS, DLA, PLA, etc. He is also the member of Board of Research studies in and guest faculty in various universities few are DLA (New Delhi), IGNOU (New Delhi), KU (Kurukashtra), CCSU (Meerut), MLSU (Udaipur), MDU (Rohtak), GNDU (Amritsar), Punjab University (Chandigarh), Punjabi University (Patiala), Agra University (Agra), TMU (Moradabad), Mewar University (Chittorgarh) etc.

Recently in recognition of outstanding contribution in LIS teaching and research the SATKAL has awarded Young Librarian Award-2011 View Citation. In 2012, the UDCC (Universal Decimal Classification Consortium) which is responsible for marinating, revision and online publishing of Universal Decimal Classification (UDC) has appointed as Editorial Advisory Board.