Bhojaraju Gunjal

FORCE11 Member since January 13, 2016

Biography

Bhojaraju Gunjal lives in Rourkela and serves as Head & Deputy Librarian at Central Library of National Institute of Technology Rourkela, Odisha , India. Prior to this, he served as Deputy Librarian at Thapar University, Patiala, Punjab and Knowledge Management (KM) Consultant at TATA Consultancy Services (TCS), Bangalore. He has over 18 years of professional experience in Library Management, Knowledge management, Enterprise Content Management and Project Management in both academic and IT Sectors using ECM tools such as SharePoint, Documentum and InQuira. Has strong understanding of business processes, integration strategies and techno-functional expertise in different industrial areas. You may also refer his detailed profile at http://bhojaraju.weebly.com.

Awarded Ph.D in Library and Information Science on the topic “Knowledge Organisation Systems in Digital Libraries: A Case of ETDs” from University of Mysore, Mysore, India. Also recipient of as Endeavour Research Fellow-2008 to visit Australia as part of research study at School of Computer science and Mathematics, Victoria University, Melbourne. Investigation made on KOS aspects such as ontology, taxonomy, concept maps, metadata, information visualization, user experience, search strategy, etc. w.r.t Digital Libraries and Electronic Theses and Dissertations.

His academic background is MLIS (Master of Library and Information Science) from Karnatak University, Dharwad securing First Class and Gold Medal. Recipient of National Merit Scholarship for twice. Completed PGDLAN (Post Graduate Diploma in Library Automation and Networking) from University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad. Also qualified M-SET (Maharashtra State Eligibility Test) for lectureship. He has published and presented technical papers in the field of Knowledge Management, Library and Information Science in both national and international conferences, books, journals and also attended various professional training programs. He has delivered talks and participated as Panel member on various forums.