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Contact address: 1,Sivakami street, Srinivasa Nagar, Perungalathur, Chennai 600 063 Mobile: 98405 96123 ; To be Successful librarian in an academic setting, with special interest in Arts, Science Media, Engineering and Humanities.

Professional Summary
Over 10 years of experience in Library Profession in Engineering College, Arts & Science College and in Media Library. Library Management: Acquisition, Classification and Catalogue management, Circulation, Reference Services, User Education, Budgeting, e- resource management. Planning, Supervision, Resource management, Collection Development, Document Preservation. Web based Reference services and information retrieval services through online e-journals using Article search in all fields from Humanities to Engineering to both students and staff. Abstracting & Indexing Services, Current Awareness services, Guidance for Research for Faculty & Students.

Education Mar 2007 Nov 1997 Nov 1994 M.Phil, Degree in Library Information Science Alagappa University. Ist Class M.L.I.Sc ( Regular ) Bharathidasan University, Ist Class B.Sc Chemistry Bharathidasan University, IInd Class


Aug2003 Till date

Assistant Librarian Hindustan College of Arts & Science, Chennai

Plan, Organize and Manage the Services of College Library Establish goals and measures accomplishments against recognized standards. Library Management: Acquisition, Classification and Catalogue Management, Circulation , Reference services, User Education, Budgeting. Providing Digital reference services, Research assistance by providing suitable resources to faculty and staff. Providing web based reference and information retrieval services to users using online /e-journals using advanced search/article search in all fields. Indexing and Abstracting services, News clipping services. Attending students and staff queries for their information Need. Giving update information on the field of research and field of interest to staff and students. Proficient in using scanning and imaging systems, windows application and Internet access. Competence with and interest in ICT, services to multicultural populations and interdisciplinary approaches to information queries. Exposure in Using Autolib Library Automation Software, Liberty SoftlinkAsia software Familiar with using smart cart applications for Library management & office management. Maintain current knowledge of new developments in the library field. Maintaining standards and following procedures as per ISO systems.

Aug2000 March 2003

Assistant Librarian Shree Motilal Kanhaaiyalal Fomra Institute of Technology Chennai.

Selecting ,Acquiring and cataloguing information resources Creating, updating and managing information resources- both electronic and print document. Assisting researches with literature searches using databases, print resources and internet. Providing both traditional and web based information retrieval skills to students and staff. Supervise the keeping of records & preparing reports for University commission. Librarian Jaya TV News Channel, Chennai. Archiving and Cataloguing video clippings. Indexing and Classifying news visuals for News Bureau. Management and Preservation of DV and Video tapes. Retrieval of News Visuals from various sources in the library Archives, and from various sources such as Reuters and PTI archives.

June 2000 June 2001

Sep 1998 - Jan 2000 Librarian Vinayaga Missions Aarupadai Veedu Institute of Technology Chennai. Acquisition, Classification and Catalogue Management, Circulation , Reference services, User Education, Budgeting Library Management Digital reference services Academic reference services News clipping services Current awareness services Computer Literacy

Diploma in Computer Applications. Exposure in working with all Windows environments (Windows 98,2000, & XP) Skill of Working in all Microsoft Office tools.

Workshops & Seminars Particpated National seminar on Library Information services in Digital Era on 21st November 2011 organised by Hindustan University, Chennai.

Seminar on Library Automation and Services for School Librarians on 5th Feb,2011 conducted by Madras Library Association & Anna Centenary Library, Chennai. Workshop on Open source Library Management software5th December, 2009 Anna University, Chennai. Workshop on Integrated Library Automation packages (Greenstone, Dspace, Koha3.0, Fedora ) and Digital Library Software, July 27 to 31st 2009, Sponsored by NCSI & IDRC at IISC Bangalore. National conference on Modernization of Public and Academic Issues and Solutions, 14-16th December 2007, Chennai. Workshop on e-resource for Academic excellence in Digital era,

Adhiparasakthi Engineering College, 11th July 2009, Chennai. Seminar on Library requirements of Todays Library users,12th November,2005, crescent Engineering College, Chennai.

ALA conference on Librarian: A Technocrat, Chennai, 2-4 September 2005. Short term training programme on Digital Library by Autololib software systems, 23 & 24, August 2003. Membership
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Father's Name Date of Birth Nationality Religion Marital Status Known Languages : : : : : : Mr.A.P.Ambalavanan. 25th June 1974 Indian Hindu Married English, Tamil Hobbies : Reading Books, Photography. Passport number : G8926418 Permanent Address : No: 14, Vaikasi Street, Selvanagar Extension, Ponnagar, Trichirapalli-620001 Ph. No: 0431 2480136


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