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Dr. Muhammad Tufail Khan | Information Science Award | Best Researcher Award

Dr. Muhammad Tufail Khan,Central Library, Government College University Lahore, Pakistan

Dr. Muhammad Tufail Khan, an accomplished librarian and scholar, is dedicated to advancing digital librarianship in Pakistan. With a Ph.D. in Information Management and expertise in library automation, he has spearheaded initiatives like the Pakistan Digital Library. His extensive research and publications, along with notable achievements and affiliations, underscore his commitment to the field. As Vice President of Koha Pakistan and a lifetime member of the Pakistan Library Association, he continues to shape the landscape of library science in his country. ๐Ÿ“š๐ŸŒ #DigitalLibrarian #Scholar #PakistanLibraryAssociation

Publication Profile

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Dr. Muhammad Tufail Khan’s academic journey reflects his passion for knowledge and dedication to his field. Beginning with his Ph.D. in Information Management from the University of the Punjab, he continued to excel with an MPhil in LIS from Minhaj University, Lahore. His foundational studies include an M.L.I.Sc and B.L.I.Sc from the University of Peshawar, complemented by a B.Sc in Computer Science. This academic trajectory began with his F.Sc in Engineering and Metric in Science from the BISE Peshawar Board. ๐Ÿ“š๐ŸŽ“ #AcademicJourney #PassionForLearning


Research Focus

Dr. Muhammad Tufail Khan’s research focus spans across various facets of library science, particularly emphasizing the impact of social media on reading habits and library services. His extensive work explores themes such as digital library management systems, usability evaluations, and the integration of electronic resources into library collections. Through empirical investigations and case studies, he sheds light on the evolving role of libraries in the digital age, advocating for strategic approaches to collection development and user-centric services. Dr. Khan’s dedication to understanding and harnessing the potential of social media in libraries underscores his commitment to adapting to contemporary information landscapes. ๐Ÿ“š๐Ÿ” #LibraryScience #DigitalTransformation

Publication Top Notes

  1. ๐Ÿ“– “The Effects of Social Media on Reading Habits” by M. Rafiq, A. Asim, M. Tufail Khan, M. Arif, cited by 27, published in 2020.
  2. ๐Ÿ“š “Journey from Library Management System (LMS) to KOHA by Government College University Libraries, Lahore” by M. Tufail Khan, A. Zahid, M. Rafiq, cited by 20, published in 2016.
  3. ๐Ÿ“ฑ “Library Social Media Services (LSMS)! Going Viral for Survival” by M. Tufail Khan, M. Rafiq, cited by 15, published in 2019.
  4. ๐Ÿ’ป “Usability Evaluation of University of Management and Technology Library, Lahore Website: A survey of user satisfaction” by M. Tufail Khan, A. Zahid, M. Rafiq, cited by 9, published in 2014.
  5. ๐ŸŽ“ “A comparison of MLIS curricula taught in Pakistani library and information science schools with Higher Education Commission curriculum” by M. Tufail Khan, K. Mahmood, cited by 9, published in 2013.
  6. Information Literacy Instructions in University Libraries of Lahore, Pakistan: Practices and Methods
  7. Impact of Electronic Resources on Collection Development and Library Services: A case study of Govt. College University Library, Lahore
  8. An Assessment of Effectiveness of GCU Library Services in Fulfilling Users’ Needs and Demands
  9. Taylorโ€™s information use environments (IUEs): an assessment
  10. Trends in Adoption of Social Networking Sites
Muhammad Tufail Khan | Information Science Award | Best Researcher Award

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