Librarian & Library Staff


     Dr. Uma Tyagi, Librarian


     Dr. Uma Tyagi assumed the role of Librarian at VPCI Library on July 25, 2001. Her academic journey commenced with a Bachelor's in Science from Meerut College, Uttar Pradesh, followed by successfully completing her M.Sc. and Masters in Philosophy (Nuclear Physics) from C.C.S. University, Meerut. Driven by her passion for library and information science, she pursued and achieved both her Bachelor's and Master's degrees in the field from the Department of Library and Information Science (DLIS), University of Delhi. Her scholarly dedication was further demonstrated by securing a U.G.C. N.E.T. fellowship in her first attempt. The pinnacle of her educational achievements came with a Doctorate Degree in Library and Information Science from Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi.


Before assuming her current position, Dr Uma Tyagi garnered invaluable experience working with the National Informatics Centre (N.I.C.), Ministry of I.T. With a professional and academic tenure spanning nearly 25 years, she has contributed to various Central Government departments and Autonomous organizations. Her initial experiences were at DELNET, followed by the National Informatics Centre, and currently, she holds the position of Librarianat Vallabhbhai Patel Chest Institute, University of Delhi. In her current role, she continues guiding graduate and postgraduate library and information sciences students at IGNOU and S.O.L., D.U., in their project and thesis work.


Dr. Tyagi's scholarly pursuits extend beyond mentoring, as evidenced by her publications. She has authored books and numerous articles, delving into her research and professional experiences within the diverse realms of Library and Information Science. These contributions have found homes in various reputed national and international journals. Her research focus includes I.C.T. applications in libraries, ICT-based library functions and services, and I.C.T. competencies for L.I.S. professionals.


Actively engaged in the professional community, Dr Uma Tyagi is associated with several esteemed organizations such as the Indian Library Association (ILA), Delhi Library Association (DLA), Society for Library Professionals (S.L.P.), Developing Library Network (DELNET), Society for the Advancement of Library and Information Science (SALIS), Ranganathan Research Circle, and KalamPrernaManch. Her multifaceted involvement reflects her commitment to advancing the Library and Information Science field.


Publications (last 07 Years)




1.      ICT Competencies for Library Personnel in University Libraries. Shree Kala  Prakashan, Delhi, January 2020; 257 pages, ISBN No. 9789385329470.


2.      Integrated Framework for ICT Competency Modules in LIS Digital Vortex: (Upskilling Library and Information Science Professionals). EssEss Publications, New Delhi, January 2023; 140 pages, ISBN No. 9789385329470.





1.      ICT Contents in Bachelor’s Degree of LIS Curriculum in Select Universities in India: A Study. Library Herald, Volume 54 Issue No. 4, December 2016, pp 475-488.Print ISSN : 0024-2292. Online ISSN : 0976-2469.Article DOI : 10.5958/0976-2469.2016.00031.2


2.      Impact of State Support Systems in Girl Education: Contextual relationship between Libraries and Schemes.Proceeding of National Conference on ‘Role of Libraries in Social Empowerment from 21st to 22nd October 2016. Edited by Shri Salek Chand; Ahuja Publishing House, New Delhi, 2017. ISBN No. 978-93-80316-57-4, 2017, 287-293.


3.      Contextual Analysis of ICT Contents in LIS Master’s Degree Curriculum: A Study of Select Universities Across India. DESIDOC Journal of Library & Information Technology, Special issue on ‘LIS curriculum’, Volume 37 Issue No. 1, January 2017, pp 14-23.Print ISSN: 0974-0643Online ISSN: 0976-4658. DOI:10.14429/djlit.37.1.10584.


4.      Innovative Solutions of ICT Services to Medical Professionals: Holistic Empowerment by Public Libraries in India. Proceedings of ‘National Conference on ERMED - Digital Health India: A Reality' from 3rd to 4th May 2018, edited by Dr K P Singh, Director, National Medical Library, New Delhi. Allied Publishers Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, ISBN No. 978-93-87997-16-5, 2018, 1-7.


5.      ICT competency framework for LIS professionals in India: a modular quotient. Annals of Library and Information Studies,  Volume 65 Issue No. 3, September 2018, pp 170-176.  Print ISSN: 0972-5423, Online ISSN: 0975-2404. DOI: 10.56042/alis.v65i3.20280.


6.      Academia Dynamics in Contextual ICT: Evolving Library Sub-textual Approaches in Current Knowledge Society. Proceedings of Second National Conference on ERMED Consortium - Digital Health Resources: A Reality' from 2nd& 3rd May, 2019, edited by Dr K P Singh, Director, National Medical Library, New Delhi. CBS Publishers & Distributers Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, 2019. ISBN No. 978-93-88108-93-5, 2019, 77-81.


7.      Quantifiable competency levels in ICT framework towards capacity building in LIS: A study. Proceeding of 2nd International Conference of CGLA EAGID-GPL 2019 on ‘Equitable Access to Government Information and Data: Role of Government and Public libraries in South Asia’ from 17th to 19th October 2019, edited by Dr R C Gaur, Director, IGNCA, New Delhi & others. Central Government Library Association, Delhi, ISBN No. 978-81-927360-10, 2019, 343-356.


8.      Contextual Challenges Parturition across Meandering Pathway under New Education Policy 2020. Hans ShodhSudha, Vol. 2, Issue 3, March 2022, pp. 26-30, ISSN: 2582-9777.


 Library Staff



Professional Assistant : Kapil Dev

M.Phil. (Library & Information Science), NET( Library & Information Science) , M.A. (Political Science) MLIS, BLIS.



Library Assistant : Mr. Ayub Khan

B.A. (Pursuing), 12th passed, Certificate Course in Library Science




Library Attendant : Mr. Tara Chand Sharma

M.A. (Public Administration), B.L.I.Sc.