2022 PhD, Library and Information Science, REVA University, Bangalore
2007 MLIS, Bishop Heber College, Bharathidasan University, Trichy
2004 BSc, Botany, Scott Christian College, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli
Countries: India, Germany, Switzerland
States: Karnataka, Telangana, Tamil Nadu
Cities: Bangalore, Hyderabad, Zurich, Berlin
Languages: English, Telugu, Tamil
Preedip holds a doctoral degree in Library and Information Science from REVA University, Bengaluru, and graduated with a master’s degree in Library and Information Science from Bishop Heber College, Bharathidasan University. He has over fifteen years of experience in library and information science – practice and research.
He received the UGC–NET Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) Award in December 2009 and the Goethe-Institute/Max Mueller Bhavan India Scholarship in May 2011. He was a Junior Research Fellow at Documentation Research & Training Centre, Indian Statistical Institute, Bangalore. He has previously worked with IKP Knowledge Park and the Indian School of Business, Hyderabad, for three years.
At IIHS, Preedip is responsible for setting up the library and initiating information services for the IIHS Academic and Research communities. This involves providing reference services and community engagement, initiatives of knowledge dissemination and scholarly communication and information resources management.
With a few published papers to his credit, his research areas of interest are knowledge organisation, digital libraries and semantic web. His hobbies are reading, writing poetry and travelling.