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Administrative Staff Profile

VYAS, Avani Ms
M.L.I.Sc, Bsc, Chemistry, GSET
Section Officer

CONTACT

Email : avyas@gnlu.ac.in

Phone : (+91) - +91-79-23276611/12

Mobile : (+91)

Fax : (+91) - 91 -79-23276611

Administrative or Others Experience

Administrative Experience:

  • 12 years


Others Experience:

  • 5 Months
Job Profile
  • Book Acquisition, Classification of books, Management of Journals & Databases, Assist in collection development
  • Reference services from various resources, Assist in stack management and circulation services, supervise the stack area
Conference / Seminar / Workshop Participation
Participation (Paper Presentation)
        
  • Paper presented and published on Entrepreneurial Skills and Librarianship at International Conference on Entrepreneurial Approaches to Librarianship on December 26-28, 2013 at Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India, Ahmedabad.

Conferences

  • Participated in International Conference on Entrepreneurial Approaches to Librarianship on December 26-28, 2013 at Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India, Ahmedabad.


Participation (Without Paper Presentation)

Conferences

  • Participated in One-day Symposium on “Laws Related to Women and Influencing Factors” Organised by GNLU LexTech Club & Gender Sensitization Committee with the support from Gujarat State Commission for Women, on 5th January 2019 at GNLU.
  • Participated in a faculty seminar on "Open Data Open Knowledge" on 27th July 2018, GNLU.
  • Librarians’ Day Seminar & 125th Birthday Celebrations of Dr. S.R. Ranganathan, Father of Library Science held on August 12, 2017 (Saturday) at Adani Institute of Infrastructure.
  • Half day Seminar on Awareness of The Sexual Harassment at The Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act and Rules, 2013 and 'Sexual Harassment of Women at the Gujarat National Law University, Redressal of Complaints Regulations 2014', organized by GNLU- Gender Sensitization and Internal Complaints Committee, on 1st September, 2015.
  • Participated in UGC Sponsored National Conference on Ethical issues of LIS profession in Knowledge Society: Problems and Prospects, 18-20 March 2015, at Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, Gujarat.
  • Conference Coordinator in "Technical Conference cum Workshop on Digital Library using DSpace", 21-23 March 2014, at Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar, Gujarat.
  • Participated at the International Conference on "Themes of Higher Education: Prospects of Gujarat" held on 25th and 26th November, 2010 organized by Knowledge Consortium of Gujarat, Department of Education, Govt. of Gujarat & Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University, Gandhinagar

Seminars

  • ‘Half day Seminar on Awareness of The Sexual Harassment at The Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act and Rules, 2013 and 'Sexual Harassment of Women at the Gujarat National Law University, Redressal of Complaints Regulations 2014', organized by GNLU- Gender Sensitization and Internal Complaints Committee, on 1st September, 2015. 
  • Librarians’ Day Seminar & 125th Birthday Celebrations of Dr. S.R. Ranganathan, Father of Library Science held on August 12, 2017 (Saturday) at Adani Institute of Infrastructure.
  • Participated in faculty seminar on "Open Data Open Knowledge" on 27th July, 2018, GNLU.

Workshops

  • Participated in “National Workshop On Open Source Library Management Software-KOHA” during 13th to 15th December 2018 organized by Central  Library and Advanced Software & Skill Development(CASSD)  at The LNMIIT (The LNM Institute of Information Technology), Jaipur.
  • Attended Two days National Workshop on "Organizing Research with Reference Management Tools" from 4th-5th October 2018 at INFLIBNET Centre.
  • Attended half day workshop on ‘Mind Power’ conducted by Motivational Speaker Dr.Jeetendra Adhia on 19th April 2017  
  • Attended Orientation Workshop on Cambridge Core collection on 1st March, 2017.
  • Organised & attended LexisNexis database training session on 20th December, 2016.

Others

  • Coordinated the Awareness Program for the house keeping staff and canteen employees on the occasion of International Women's Day as a part of committee member.    
  • Half day symposium on “corruption and its Ill-effects on Governance”, organized by Gujarat National Law University in celebration of the “Vigilance Awareness Week-2015”,at its campus on 27th October 2015.
Training Programmes
  • Participated in 4 days "Training Programme on Law Librarianship" organized by Gujarat National Law University during 12th-15th November 2018.
  • Participated in three days Staff Development Program held on 16th to 18th November 2017 at GNLU.
  • Participated in training of Office Administration, SPIPA, Regional training centre, Prahladnagr, Ahmedabad, 10- 05-2017 to  12-05-2017
  • Attended Staff Development Program for administrative staff members during19th to 20th August, 2016.
  • Sponsored by the University for Library visit of NLSIU, Banglore with faculty member between 8 to 10th August, 2016.
  • Participated in 9th International CALIBER 2013: Library Vision 2020: Moving towards the future held on 21-23 March, 2013 organized by INFLIBNET Centre, Gandhinagar.
  • Visited the Netherlands for Library Internship as a part of professional development & training programme at Peace Palace library, The Hague from 11th to 28th September, 2011.
  • "82nd Soul 2.0 Training Program on Software Installation and Operations" at INFLIBNET centre, Ahmedabad on 7 to 11th December, 2009.
Area of Research / Interest
Areas of General Interest
  • Collection management, Collection development ( policy & practices)
  • Digitalization of the library
  • User studies & Effective Services of the library users 

Current Research Interest
  • Effective Library System and Library Services
Publication
Journal Articles

  • Entrepreneurial Skills and Librarianship at International Conference on Entrepreneurial Approaches to Librarianship, MANLIBNET Conference on December 26-28, 2013 at Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India, Ahmedabad.
Honours/Awards
  • Best Administrative staff Award at GNLU on Foundation day, 2017.
Other Accomplishments
  • Cleared BULATS(English Language Test)
  • Cleared GSET (Gujarat State Eligibility Test for Lecturer ship) in Library & Information Science subject in January 2015
  • Conference Coordinator in "Technical conference cum workshop on digital library using DSpace", 21-23 March 2014, Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar, Gujarat
  • Coordinated an International seminar on First International Seminar On Journey of Women Empowerment: Miles to Go as a co-coordinator
Personal / Family Details
  • Husband: Mr. Kashyap Vyas
  • Daughter: Yashvi Vyas
  • Son: Het Vyas