Sangayya S Sirurmath

Sangayya S Sirurmath

Dr. Sangayya S Sirurmath holds a Ph.D. in Library and Information Science from Bangalore University Bangaluru, M.L.I.Sc & MA from Karnatak University Dharwad, M.Com., from KSOU. Mysore and PGDLAN from the University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad.

Presently, he works as a University Librarian & Head, Information Centre & Library, Defence Institute of Advanced Technology (Deemed to be University), Pune. He also worked as Registrar and Finance Officer of the DIAT (DU). Before joining the Institute, he worked as Chief Librarian (Senior Vice President), Osian's Center for Archiving, Research, and Development, Mumbai from 2006-2010; Librarian, Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad from 2003-2006; Chief Librarian at XLRI-School of Management, Jamshedpur from 1999-2003; Assistant Librarian, Siddaganga Institute of Technology, Tumkur from 1989-1999 and Librarian, PMNM Dental College and Hospital, Bagalkot from 1988-1989.

He has 34 years of experience in Medical, Engineering, management, archives, and university libraries. He also worked as a lecturer in Library and Information Science in Siddaganga Women's College at Tumkur and coordinated several Management Development Programmes at XLRI. Jamshedpur organized national and international conferences.

Publications in Library and Information Science:
- Has 64 publications in reputed Journals, Book Chapters, and Conference Proceedings
- 05 Books
- Editor of the Journals and Newsletters
- Compiler of Biography and Bibliography of "Bachchanalia: The Film and Memorabilia of Amitabh Bachchan"
- He is a prolific writer in the Kannada language. He wrote and published Two poetries books, one short story book and one novel in Kannada. He is also a columnist for the reputed fortnightly magazine and newspaper

The Visual Art Gallery awarded him Best Archivist 2007 - India Habitat Centre/ Osian's - Connoisseurs of Art Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi; Institute Facility of the Year (ICL - Digital Library) DIAT/DRDO, Pune (Certificate+ Rs. 20,000 Cash Prize).

He is a member of many professional associations like ILA, IASLIC, BOSLA, SIS, ADINET, KLA, and MANLIBNET. Member of Board of Studies (Gujarat University, Ahmedabad) & Tata Institute of Social Science Mumbai (2008-2011), Attended national and International conferences and Chaired the conferences, Resource person for UGC-Refresher Programme.

His specialization includes Information Technology, Organization and Management of Information Systems, Re-engineering of Library Services, Design and Development of Virtual Information Services, Research Methodology, and Personnel Management.

Date of Birth: July 22, 1964