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Dr Anand M Dodamani

Assistant Librarian , Mumbai campus

Sir Dorabji Tata Memorial Library , Centre for Library and Information Management
Qualification

M.L.I.Sc. (Karnataka University), UGC-NET
Ph.D. in Library and Information Science (Karnatak University)

Dr. Anand Dodamani is presently the Assistant Librarian (Senior Scale).

He is also serving as a faculty member in the Centre for Library and Information Management Studies in TISS which conducts the Masters, Post Graduate and Ph. D. Programmes in the field of Library and Information Science.

Anand has more that 13 years of experience in teaching and practice. Prior to joining TISS, he has worked for Dept. of Collagiate Education, Karnataka; Hashu Advani Collage of Special Education, Mumbai; Pillai's College of Arts, Commerce and Science, Navi Mumbai; and Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, Mumbai in various capacities.

Anand has a number of academic publications to his credit.

Recently, Anand has completed a Research Project on 'Provision of Assistive Technology to Support Visually Challenged Students in Library and Information Centres: A Survey of University Libraries in India'. The research was funded by TISS Research Council.

Anand is also the recipient of the prestigious “Emerald South Asia LIS Research Fund Award (Highly Commended)” for the year 2012.

 

Research Interests:

 

1. Library Services for the People with Disabilities.

2. Image Building Activities for Academic Libraries.

Recent Publications (2016):

  • Dodamani, Anand , & Brahma, Tularam. (2016). User’s Perceptions of Library Services in Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai: A Survey. DESIDOC Journal of Library & Information Technology, 36(6).

  • Dodamani, Anand., 2016. Seven Simple Steps to Improve User Satisfaction in Library. In M. Angadi, ed. TISS-BOSLA National Conference on Future Librarianship: Innovation for Excellence. Mumbai: Imperial Publications, pp. 312–315.

  • Dodamani, Anand & Shivarama, J. (2016). Operational Challenges in Academic Libraries and Their Possible Soultions. In R. Mendhe (Ed.), ISCOM. NMIMS, Mumbai.

 

 

 

Completed :

Provision of Assistive Technology to Support Visually Challenged Students in Library and Information Centres: A Survey of University Libraries in India. (Funded by Research and Development Cell, TISS).

 

Proposed:

 

Utilisation of UGC- HEPSN Scheme by Universities in Maharashtra: A Survey. (Funding Agency: UGC).

 

 

1. LIS-01 : Knowledge Society (02 Credits)

2. LIS-06 : Management of Library and Information Centres (02 Credits)

Email: anand.dodamani[at]tiss[dot]edu

Mobile: 8424874109