Library & Information Sciences


  • Name : Dr. S. Kannan
  • Designation : Professor / University Librarian
  • Department : Library & Information Sciences
  • Date of Joining : 27.08.2013

Dr. Kannan was born on 15.09.1967, graduated in Library and Information Science from Bishop Heber College of Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu. He completed his PG in LIS from Madras University and M.Phil from Alagappa University. He did his Ph.D in LIS from Gauhati University, Guwahati (Assam). His research title was ?Public Library System in Bhutan: A Systematic Approach for Future Developments?.?? He has also finished an M.A in English Literature and PG Diploma in Computer Science and Applications.

Dr. Kannan has more than 20 years of work experience which includes both teaching LIS as well as Librarian in academic libraries. He has worked in Bishop Heber College, Arunai Engineering College (AEC) in Tamilnadu and Sherubtse College, Royal University of Bhutan, a premier academic institution of Bhutan and Eritrea Institute of Technology, Asmara (Eritrea).? Before joining SRM University, Sonepat, Haryana in August 2013, he worked in Jimma University, Ethiopia. He is an active member in the professional bodies like ILA, IASLIC, IATLIS, SALIS, TLA. He has published five research papers in journals, national and international conferences.?