Current Work

Article on ''A Profile of Pakistani Library and Information Science Scholars on ResearchGate'' will be published in the 3rd quarter of this year, along with another one on the importance to tools in the research data lifecycle. Am currently working on a study of the use of ResearchGate by those Pakistani higher education institutions represented in the 2015 national rankings.  

Expertise Keywords

  • Information sharing

Subject Area Codes

  • Information Retrieval and Web Search
  • Information Systems
  • Library and Information Studies

Country Affiliations

  • Pakistan

Research Publications and Outputs

Recent Publications

Publications: 40 (Other: 40)

Funded Griffith Research

Engagement and Impact

Learning and Teaching

Research by Higher Degree Supervision or Scholarship


Education and Training

  • ADipAppSc Associate Diploma of Applied Science, Australian Institute of Applied Sciences 2006 - 2015
  • BA Bachelor of Arts, Colby College 1967
  • MA Master of Arts, University of Maine 1971
  • MLS Master of Library Science, Dalhousie University 1978
  • PhD Doctor Of Philosophy, University of New England 1985

Academic experience

  • Lecturer, Riverina Murray Institute of Higher Education 1983 - 1985

Awards and Honours

  • Inaugural VALA Travel Award, VALA 1990 - 1990

Professional experience

  • Co-Chair, Program Committee, THETA 2015

Editorial roles

  • Editorial Board, Digital Library Perspectives 2016 -
  • Editorial Board, International Journal of Information Studies & Libraries 2016 -
  • Guest Editor, Australian Library Review 1990 - 1990
  • Co-editor, Ejournal (Electronic Journal) 1994 - 2004

External advisory roles

  • Reviewers, Program (Emerald journal) 2014 -

Professional memberships

  • Associate Member, Australian Library and Information Association 1978 - Present