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B. Preedip Balaji
Senior Associate Librarian

Preedip graduated with a master’s degree in library and information science in 2007. He has over six years of work experience in library and information science practice and research. He has worked as Senior Research Fellow leading the PhD programme at Documentation Research & Training Centre, Indian Statistical Institute, Bangalore & has also worked with ICICI Knowledge Park and Indian School of Business, Hyderabad for 3 years.

With a few published papers to his credit, his research areas are knowledge organization, digital libraries and semantic web. His interests are reading, poetry, travel, and photography.


Amrutraj R. Benahal
Associate Librarian

Amrutraj has around 4 years of work experience. He was an Associate at Accenture Services Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore where he was responsible for library management. As Project Fellow at the Department of Library and Information Studies, University of Mysore, he worked on survey research. He has interned at the Learning Resource Centre, Indian School of Business, Hyderabad, where he worked on various online resources and attended online queries using more than 40 Business and Management databases.

At IIHS, he is responsible for procurement, classification, cataloguing, RFID tagging and other library operations. His expertise lies in classification and cataloguing, and preparation of information products.


Vinay M S
Assistant Librarian

Vinay is part of the Library Team. With over a year of experience, he supports in managing the journals section in accessioning, making subscription, supporting the members in accessing the Library, liaising with all the IIHS faculty and staff for collection development, library services delivery and in online reference and information services for the patrons.

He has been familiar with Koha Library Management System and works in technical processing of library classification and cataloguing with Dewey Decimal Classification system & Machine Readable Cataloguing (MARC) standards.


Shalini B G
Assistant Librarian

At IIHS, Shalini is part of the Library team. Her areas of professional interest are Library Management, Collection Development in Digital Environment and Online Library resources and services.

She has been familiar with Library Management Systems such as Koha and repository systems namely Greenstone and DSpace. She has knowledge on Library classification schemes (e.g. Dewey decimal classification) and cataloguing standards (e.g. Machine Readable Cataloguing). Her hobbies are reading novels and writing.