Sir Dorabji Tata Memorial Library ,
Centre for Library and Information Management
M.L.I.Sc. (Karnataka University), UGC-NET Ph.D. in Library and Information Science (Karnatak University)
Phone: 022 2552 5274 (Direct)
At present, Anand Dodamani holds the post of Deputy Librarian in TISS, Mumbai Campus. Further, he has been working as a regular faculty in the Centre for Library and Information Management Studies.
Anand has a PhD in Library and Information Science from Karnatak University, Dharwad. He is a seasoned professional with 18 years of experience in teaching and practice. Prior to joining TISS, Anand worked with the Department of Collegiate Education, Karnataka; Hashu Advani College 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 publications to his credit in national and international journals. In addition, he has completed two research projects funded by TISS, Mumbai and the ICSSR, New Delhi respectively. He has also been recognised as a PhD Guide in the institute.
Awards and Fellowships:
Anand has received the prestigious '2012 Emerald South Asia LIS Research Fund Award (Highly Commended) for his research project, Provision of Assistive Technology to Support Visually Challenged Students in Library and Information Centres: A Survey of University Libraries in India".
He is also the recipient of the 'ICSSR-NRCT Bilateral (Exchange of Scholars) Programme Fellowship-2017 and has visited various University and Public libraries in Thailand as a part of the fellowship.
The Desidoc Journal of Library & Information Technology, a publication of the DRDO, Govt. of India, has honoured him with the "Certificate of Excellence in Reviewing" for the year 2020.
Anand is an elected Council Member of the prestigious Indian Library Association (ILA), New Delhi for the period 2019-2022.
Anand is passionate about teaching, inspiring the students to achieve the highest level of academic excellence.
His research interests include:
1. Knowledge Management Strategies
2. Use and Application of Assistive Technolgy (AT) in University Libraries.
3. Organisational Image Building
4. Green Library Initiatives
Recent Publications in Scopus Indexed Journals:
Dodamani, A & Keshava (2020). Effective Library Support for Special Education Programmes Recognised by RCI: A Comparative Study of the Libraries in Maharashtra and Karnataka. Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal). 4055. https://digitalcommons.unl.edu/libphilprac/4055/
Dodamani, A., & Dodamani, S. (2019). Provision of Assistive Technology for Students with Visual Impairment in University Libraries in India. DESIDOC Journal of Library & Information Technology, 39(3), 104-108. https://doi.org/10.14429/djlit.39.3.14329
Dodamani, A., & Brahma, T. (2016). User’s Perceptions of Library Services in Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai: A Survey. DESIDOC Journal of Library & Information Technology, 36(6). https://doi.org/10.14429/djlit.36.6.9801
1. Provision of Assistive Technology to Support the Students with Visual Impairment in University Libraries in India: A Study.
(This project was awarded the "Emerald South Asia LIS Research Fund Award (Highly Commended)" in the year 2012 and was funded by the Research Council of TISS).
Dr Anand teaches the following courses in the Centre for Library and Information Management Studies (CLIMS).
1. Knowledge Society (02 Credits)
2. Management of Libraries and Information Centres (02 Credits)