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Dr Veeresh B. Hanchinal

Deputy Librarian , Tuljapur campus



M.L.I.Sc. (Karnatak University), PGDLAN (University of Hyderabad), LL.B. (University of Mumbai), Ph.D. (Shivaji University)


I have gained over Two and half decade of professional experience in Library administration, research & training. My areas of interest are digital library, open access initiative, Information needs and seeking behavior, information management & information literacy. After acquiring PG in Library & Information Science (MLISc.) in 1995, I worked for about 2 years in Bangalore and more than 16 years in Mumbai. Since Sept. 2013, I am working as Deputy Librarian in TISS Tuljapur Off Campus.

My major responsibilities are;

  • Review & implement collection development policy
  • Acquire, organize & disseminate the information
  • Plan & monitor library budget
  • Provide user training in evaluation & use of Print & E-resources effectively
  • Liaise with other libraries including TISS libraries for resource sharing – ILL, DDS
  • Analyze and evaluate library and information services and technology requirements
  • Maintain and Upgrade Technology timely
  • Develop & Maintain proper records of Library, Formulate library rules and set up procedures
  • Maintain the automated library system
  • Provide value added services; E-mail alerts, manage Blog & Digital Library, Wi-Fi facility, Photocopy, Scanning etc.
  • Develop and manage cost-effective library and information services, technology and media 
  • Prepare reports related to library and information services
  • Provide effective access to library collections and resources
  • Responsible for implementation of CCTV & RFID technology
  • Train & Supervise library staff
  • Organize display of  library collection based on Important themes/events

Contact veeresh.hanchinal[at]tiss[dot]edu


Tata Institute of Social Sciences

Tuljapur Off Campus, Tuljapur

Dist. Osmanabad, Maharashtra, India