Mangaluru, September 10, 2023: Books are Man’s best friends and Libraries are a treasure trove of knowledge. Librarians who are the guardians of libraries also are the guides of those who visit the libraries in search of books of their choice. Dr. Meeramani N. is an outstanding academic librarian with good expertise in digital library research and e-resource management. She recently received the prestigious Best Librarian Award for the year 2023 given by the state government in recognition of her commendable service in the field of Library development and library science.
Dr. Meeramani who hails from Sullia is presently serving the Jain Deemed-to-be University in Bengaluru. She started her career in the Jain group in 2000 as an assistant librarian and is currently librarian at Jain (Deemed-to-be University).
She has published over forty six research papers in national and international journals and conferences. She also has the credit of organizing more than 49 webinars, conferences, workshops, faculty development programs, and seminars for both students and faculty members. She was a resource person in the 30-day NEP-aligned Guru Dakshta Faculty Induction Programme held at her institution.
Dr Meeramani was felicitated at the JGI Annual Awards Ceremony - 2016 for outstanding contribution in the field of research. She won the best paper award at IIM Bangalore and Jain (Deemed to be University in 2014. She has also designed and developed curriculum matrix and syllabus for BLISc and MLISc program for the institution which she is serving.