Gujarat National Law University
{Accredited with 'A' Grade by NAAC}...Leader in Legal Education, Research and Professional Training
Administrative Staff Detail
Rabari Lagdhirkumar Sartanbhai
(Ph.D (Cont.), M.A., M.L.I.Sc., P.G.D.C.A, L.L.B., N.E.T.)
Section Head, Assistant Librarian
Phone : (+91) - +91 -79-23276611/23276612
Mobile : (+91) -
Fax : (+91) - +91 -79-23276611
Email : lrabari@gnlu.ac.in

Conferences/ Seminar Attended / Participation / Papers Presented :

Conference(s) Attended / Participated:

  • Global Conference on Emerging Trends in Business Librarianship, organised by IIM Ahmedabad and ISB Hyderabad during December 2-4, 2015.
  • Library and Information Professionals Summit on Transforming dimension of IPR organised by National Law University, Delhi and UN Information Centre, Delhi on 23-24 January 2015.
  • Training Programme on Bibliometrics and Research output analysis, 30th July to 1st August 2014, INFLIBNET, Gandhinagar, Gujarat.
  • Organizing Secretary, "Technical conference cum workshop on digital library using DSpace", 21-23 March 2014, Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar, Gujarat.
  • Seminar on Development of Digital Libraries in IPR regime, 8 & 9 June 2013, Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow.
  • Libsys library automation training at Mumbai, 3-14 September 2012 organised by Libsys Ltd., Gurgaon
  • Workshop on Library automation, 19-20 July 2012, INFLIBNET Centre, Ahmedabad
  • Workshop on managing intellectual property, 9 April 2012, Scriboard and GNLU, Gandhinagar
  • International conference on Access to legal information and research in digital age, 29 February - 2 March 2012, National Law University, Delhi
  • Conference on strategies for managing libraries in the future, December 7-9, 2011 at IIM Ahmedabad
  • Annual Intellectual Property Summit 2011 on January 22-23, 2011 at Ahmedabad Management Association (AMA), Ahmedabad
  • International conference on "Themes of Higher Education: Prospects of Gujarat on November 25-26, 2010 at Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University, Raisan Village, Gandhinagar
  • annual meet (Workshop) of World Bank Depository Librarians meet at IIM Ahmedabad on March 16-17, 2010
  • Tutorial on "Digital Library using open source software and knowledge management, Punjab University, Chandigarh on 8th February, 2007.
  • Australia tour as a part of Professional development and training program at Bond University Library, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia from 12th to 23rd December 2005 including visit cum orientation programme at Queensland University library, Brisbane and Queensland Supreme Court library. Brisbane.
  • Training programme on Basics of Networking, UGC-Infonet and its Management, 13th to 18th October, 2003, conducted by ERNET India, New Delhi
  • Designing and implementing local area networks organized by Information and library Network center (INFLIBNET) and NIRMA University, Ahmedabad in February 2001.
  • Library Automation, 14th to 18th February, 2000, conducted by Indian National Scientific Documentation Centre (INSDOC), New Delhi
  • Computer Application to Library, 7th to 31st December, 1999, conducted by Ahmedabad Library Network (ADINET), Ahmedabad.

Research / Area of Interest :

Areas of General Interest:

  • Library management, Collection development
  • Digital Library
  • User Education, studies, surveys and research
  • Law Librarianship
  • IPR concern to libraries

Research Projects / Article Papers

  • Digital technology, libraries and copyright issues paper presented and publish in conference proceedings in Library and Information Professionals Summit (LIPS 2015) organized by National Law University Delhi and UN Information Centre, Delhi on 23-24 January 2015.
  • Public libraries in Gujarat: a missing link in the development of the general public paper presented (Best paper award winner) and publish in conference proceedings in conference organised by Gujarat Granthalay Seva Sangh, Ahmedabad on 9-11 January 2015 at Himatnagar.
  • Current trends in GNLU library and library users: A review study paper published in conference proceedings in ADINET Librarians' day seminar "Libraries and Education - Vision 2020, on 23rd August 2014, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad.
  • Entrepreneurial Skills and Librarianship paper published as a joint author with Ms. Avani Vyas in conference proceedings in MANLIBNET 2013, International Conference on Entrepreneurial Approaches to Librarianship, December 26-28, 2013, Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India, Gandhinagar
  • Open access initiatives and institutional repositories in Australia paper presented in Technical conference cum workshop on digital library using DSpace, 21-23 March 2014, Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar
  • Indian Copyright (Amendment) act 2012 and Libraries paper presented and publish in national seminar on Development of Digital Libraries in IPR regime, 8 & 9 June 2013, Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow.
  • Guidelines for selecting E-Journal title by Lagdhir Rabari co-author with H G Hosamani, International CALIBER-2002
  • Law librarianship and GNLU Library collection presented and publish in Conference on strategies for managing libraries in the future, December 7-9, 2011 at IIM Ahmedabad

Work Experience :

  • Since 1999 he has been engaged in working and gaining experience from some of the famous Indian national institution/university libraries i.e. National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) Gandhinagar, Information and Library Network Centre (INFLIBNET) Ahmedabad, Centre for Environmental Planning and Technology University (CEPT) Ahmedabad and Jain Vishva Bharati University, Ladnun (Rajasthan).
  • He has complete working experience of Alice for windows and Libsys Library software.
  • He had also responsibility as a coordinator of UGC-INFONET, E-Journals subscription, Digitization of Manuscripts and rare books projects. In March 2014 he has successfully organized one conference and workshop on DSpace.

Job Profile :

  • Overall responsibilities of managing computerized University library using Libsys/LS smart library software on RFID/EM hybrid platform. The collection of library is rich and breadth of coverage is areas of national and international law subjects with allied subjects in the form of Books, Law reports, Journals, Electronic databases, E books, E Journals, Conference Proceedings, Yearbooks etc.

Last Updated : 20-05-2016