Dr. H. Anil Kumar, presently the Librarian and Head NICMAN, IIM-A, has a doctoral degree in Library and Information Science from the M.S. University of Baroda, India and a Master’s and Bachelor’s degree in Library and Information Science from Bangalore University. He secured gold medals in both Master’s and Bachelor’s programmes of Library and Information Science. He has more than two decades of professional experience at renowned academic institutions including the National Law School of India University, British Library and Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India, and Nirma University.
He was invited under the prestigious International Visitor Programme of the Department of State, United States of America in June 2001. He is the recipient of the Best Librarian Award 2014 by Taylor and Francis, Outstanding Librarian Award 2012 by AIMS (Association of Indian Management Scholars), Asian Professional Award (2011) by Special Libraries Association (SLA), USA and Best Librarian Award (2008) by Management and Libraries Network (MANLIBNET), India.
He was a member on the Editorial Board of Vikalpa (a journal of IIMA), Chairman of the Editorial Advisory Committee of the Journal of Library Management and Member of Editorial Board of the International Journal of Information Dissemination and Technology.
Dr. Anil Kumar is invited as a faculty in MDPs for management and engineering educators at IIMA, IIM Udaipur, Nirma University, etc.
He is a founding member of the International Centre for Technology and Entrepreneurship (www.icreate.org.in). He has five books and several papers to his credit. He has been invited to present papers in national and international conferences. His areas of professional interest are: Emerging Technology and Management Trends in Librarianship.