Shalini B G

Senior Associate - Library | shalinibg at iihs dot ac dot in

2015    MLIS, Department of Studies in Library and Information Science, University of Mysore, Mysore
2013    BA, Govt. First Grade College, University of Mysore, Hassan



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

Shalini works as an Assistant Librarian at IIHS, with over one and half years of experience. As part of the Library team, she is responsible for managing the databases and cartographic material sections in subscribing, accessioning, cataloguing and providing access to users. Further, she supports reference and information services for users in locating and accessing both the print and electronic resources available at the IIHS Library. Her other works includes collection development, tracking of IIHS faculty Research, Academic and Practice publications and updating on IIHS Google Scholar profile. She received her master’s degree in Library and Information Science from the University of Mysore. Her areas of professional interests are Library Management, Collection Development in Digital Environment and Electronic Library Resources and Services. She is familiar with Koha Library Management System for Library operations and repository systems namely Greenstone and DSpace. She has improved her knowledge on Library classification schemes (e.g. Dewey decimal classification) and cataloguing standards (e.g. Machine Readable Cataloguing and Resource Description and Access (RDA). Her hobbies are reading novels and writing.

Journal Articles

  • Balaji, P. B., Vinay, M. S., Anitha, K. V., Khan, M. R., Edwin, E., & Shalini, B. G. (2021). A review of integrated library systems and web-scale discovery services in India. Library Hi Tech News, 38(7), 14-18.
  • Balaji, P. B., Vinay, M. S., Shalini, B. G., & Raju, J. S. M. (2019). Web 2.0 use in academic libraries of top ranked Asian universities. The Electronic Library, 37(3), 528-549.
  • 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

  • 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 National Conference on the Role of LIS Professionals in the Changing Academic Paradigm, organised by Presidency University, February 17-18, 2017, Bangalore.
  • Attended 15th International Conference on Asian Digital Libraries, organized by International School of Information Management, University of Mysore, December 9–11 December 2013, Bangalore.