Dr. Ramesh C.Gaur is the University Librarian, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi India. He is the Project Coordinator for a project “Development of Digital Repository of Indian Cultural Heritage” under the project “Centre for Excellence on Digital Preservation” of NDPP. Other past assignments includes; IGNCA, TIFR Mumbai, CRRI, MDI, IMT and RIS.
A Fulbright Scholar(VT, USA), Dr. Gaur has visited USA, Russia, Germany, Japan, Thailand, Indonesia, Cambodia, Bangladesh, Malaysia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Hong Kong and the Netherlands in relation to various assignments related to Digital Library and allied areas.
Honours & Awards: IASLIC- S M Ganguly Best Librarian award for year 2007; Satkal Young Librarian award for year 2009.
He is the member of many important national and international professional bodies.
Important affiliations includes; NDLTD Board of Directors 2013-2016, Member of UGC National Committee for Implementation of Submission and Access to Electronic Theses and Dissertations in Universities in India, Member of Standing Committee of International Federations of Library Associations (IFLA) -Art Libraries Section 2011-2015 Member Databib Advisory Board, USA, and Member Delhi Public Library Governing Board(DLB).
In over 22 year’s professional career, he has authored and edited 5 books, has written over 50 articles /papers and has presented / delivered over 200 papers / talks in various national and international conferences etc . Has organized and directed number of national and International conference.