Vinita Jain


Work position

Hello !…  I am Vinita Jain, Librarian (M.Sc.Zoology; M.L.I.Sc.; Ph.D.) at Maharshi Dayanand College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Mumbai, India. My college is having 8000+ students and total collection is 45000 which includes  CDs/DVDs, Bound Volumes , Atlases. Library has 80 Serials includes Academic Journals and Popular magazines. College offers various subjects like Bachelor of Mass Media, Banking & Insurance, Bachelor of Finance & Market, Arts, Science , Commerce and Master in Commerce and Chemistry and Zoology.

Some of the Achievements are :

  1. UGC – Minor Research project completed during the year 2009-2011, titled “Use of E Resources in College Libraries of Mumbai City”
  2. UGC – Travel grant received in 2012, for the ICoLiS 2012, International Conference of Library & Information Science at Kualalumpur, Malayasia
  3. Attended workshop at Maldives on ” Creation of Institutional Repository” sponsored by SAARC, New Delhi.


  • I have received Best Paper Presentation award at International Research Conference 2016 at GNIMS, Mumbai, India


Currently, I am the associate to the  Mortenson Center program from 24th May 2017 to 20th June 2017 at University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign, IL


Future Plans

I believe that libraries are now community hub which can add value to the Nation. I am proud to be a Librarian and always ready to share my knowledge and experience to the community.

I like to travel a lot to explore the places and visit the libraries in different parts of the world. Attending Mortenson Associate program 2017 will get to know more on libraries innovation and research facilities that helps me to forward  this  to India.



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