Vinay M S

Associate - Library | vinayms at iihs dot ac dot in

2017    BLISC, Indira Gandhi National Open University
2015    MCom, Karnataka State Open University
2015    MBA, Sikkim Manipal University
2013    BCom, Government First Grade College, Bangalore University, Channapatna



Countries: India
States: Karnataka
Cities: Bengaluru
Languages: English, Hindi, Kannada, Telugu

Vinay has been part of the Library Team since 2014. With over 3 years of experience, he supports in managing the journals section in accessioning, making subscription, supporting the members in accessing the Library, liaising with all the IIHS faculty and staff for collection development, library services delivery and in online reference and information services for the patrons.


He has been familiar with Koha Library Management System and works in technical processing of library classification and cataloguing with Dewey decimal classification system & Machine Readable Cataloguing (MARC) standards.

Journal Articles

  • Balaji, B. P., Vinay, M. S., Shalini, B. G., & Raju, J. S. M. (2018). An integrative review of Web 3.0 in academic libraries. Library Hi Tech News, 35(4), 13-17.


Other Writing

  • Balaji, B. P., Vinay, M. S., & Raju, J. S. M. (2018). A policy review of public libraries in India (Working paper | 2018 | 1). Bengaluru: Indian Institute for Human Settlements
  • Balaji, B.P., Vinay, M. S., & Raju, J. S. M. (2016, August 12). How Can India Spread the Joy of Reading to All? Retrieved from
  • Vinay, M.S., & Shalini B. G. (2018). Open access journals in agriculture: An exploration. In B. T. S. Kumar, Keshava, R. A. Govanakoppa, A. R. Kumar., & T. A. Mohan. (Eds.), Librarianship in Next Generation Libraries (pp. 149 –152). Tumakuru, Karnataka: Tumkur University.
  • Attended a 2 day ‘Koha Conclave’ conducted by Informatics Pvt Ltd., 17–18 February 2016, Bengaluru.
  • Attended an International Conference on Information Unbounded: The past, the present and the future of Information Sciences, organised by University of Mysore, 18–20 June 2015, Mysore.