Faculty of Library


Name                                                              Mr.BENTOOR.V.B
Qualification                                                 MLISc, PGDLAN
Department                                                   Library and Information Centre
Designation                                                   Chief Librarian
Experience                                                     7 Years

E-Mail ID                                                         librarian@msrcasc.edu.in

Academic  / Professional Achievements
​Conferene Attended
  • Attended the 4th International Convention on Dynamic Interoperable Web Based Information Systems, CALIBER–2006 held at Gulbarga University, from February 2-4, 2006 jointly organized by Gulbarga University and INFLIBNET Centre, Ahmadabad. Gujarat, India.
  • Participated in the National Conference on Indian Academic Libraries-2020 from August 12-14, 2010 held at Birla Auditorium, Tumkur. Karnataka, India.
  • Participated in the National Conference on Redefining Libraries in Electronic Age, Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU), Belguam. Karnataka, India, held on 20th & 21st December, 2013.

Workshops Attended

  • Attended the DELNET Workshop cum Orientation Programme organized in Collaboration with Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham held at Amrita School of Engineering, Bangalore, on May 21st 2009.

Trainings Attended

  • Attended the Crash Course on Communication Skills for Library and Information Science Students held at Department of PG Studies and Research in Library and Information Science, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga. Karnataka conducted from February 10th & 11th, 2007.
  • Attended the Training Program on Right Approach to Civil Services and Competitive Examinations held at Gulbarga University, Gulbarga. Karnataka, on March 9-11, 2007.
  • Attended the Three Day Faculty Development Program (FDP) on Research Process, Technical Paper Writing & Patenting conducted by Research and Development (R&D) Centre, MSEC, Bangalore on 22-24 Jan, 2014. 

Project  Work

  • ‘Cyber Cafes in Gulbarga City: A Study ’, Project undertaken as a part of the Master Degree

Professional Experiences

  • Carrying out the regular day to day library activities including maintenance of special and  academic libraries, procurement, processing of books and periodicals, supervision of special collections, binding unit etc.
  • Mange the planning, administrative and budgetary functions of library & Information services .
  • Provide effective access to library collection and resources.
  • Selecting, developing, cataloguing and classifying library resources .
  • Maintain the organization of library materials.
  • Conducted the book fair annually and maintain healthy relationships with management board.
  • Implementation of library automation software and computerized accounting for library.
  • Provide library services in response to the information needs of library users .

Membership Of  Professional Organizations

  • Life Member of KALA – Karnataka State Library Association, Bangalore. India.
  • Life Member of ILA – Indian Library Association, New Delhi. India.
  • Online Member of e-Granthalaya Libraries Network – An initiative from National Information Centre, Government of India.
  • Online Member of LIS Forum and LIS Links.

Foreign Country  Visited On Academic & Research Tour

  • Thailand: February, 2013 – Assumption University, Suvarnabhumi Campus, Bangkok.

Computer Skills

  • Maintenance of Library Automation Software – LibSys, SOUL, EasyLib and Libsoft.
  • Using and searching of Database (CD-ROM) and Web Browsing.
  • Knowledge of Computer Basics, Microsoft Office and aware about C, C++ Language, Visual Basic.
  • Using computer - based technologies to locate, manipulate, access, evaluate, store, scan, communicate and retrieve information.
  • Installation and upgrading of various applications related to library

Key Skills

  • Networking with libraries.
  • Library management.
  • Organization, evaluation and good research skills.
  • Technical knowledge and training.
  • Interpersonal skills

Extra Curricular Activities

  • Passed the Examination of Hindi Rashtrabhasha Pariksha (हिंदी राष्ट्रभाषा परीक्षा) in 16th October, 1999 under the Dakshina Bharat Hindi Prachar Sabha, Madras. Tamil Nadu, India.
  • Qualified the National Cadet Corps (NCC) Certificate ‘C’ Examination in ‘B’ Grade held in February 19, 2003 under the authority of Ministry of Defence, Government of India.
  • Completed a period of two years as a National Service Scheme (NSS) Volunteer from 2003 to 2005 in Degree studying time at Sri Gavisiddeshwar College, Koppal. Affiliated to Gulbarga University, Gulbarga. Karnataka.