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Muhammad Rafiq

Muhammad Rafiq
Assistant Professor
Department of Library and Information Science
University of Sargodha

Dr. Muhammad Rafiq is Assistant Professor at the Deptment of Library and Information Science, University of Sargodha, Pakistan. He has over 14 years of  experience of teaching and managing university libraries and information services of national and international organisations including the Punjab University, Lahore; GC University Lahore; National Textile University, Faisalabad; International Islamic University Islamabad; Development Alternative Inc. USA; and International Relief & Development Inc. USA. He is an HEC-approved PhD Supervisor.

Dr. Rafiq also has international awards to his credit including the Jay Jordan IFLA-OCLC Early Career Development Fellowship 2004, OH, USA; Winner of 2009 International Research Paper Contest of American Society of Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T); and Associate to Mortenson Center for International Library Programs, IL USA. Dr. Rafiq has professional alignment with the ALA, the SLA, ASIS&T, the PLA, and the PULISAA.

He is also contactable on:

Cell: +92 (0) 333 311 0909
Skype : rafiqlibrarian

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Most frequently used terms in this author's articles (ordered by total usage / articles): "open source", "software", "information society", "research", "google", "infrastructure", "digital library", "digitisation", "content management", "search technology". See interactive data charts for more details on all tags associated with this author.

Profile last updated: 
July 2013

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Number of Ariadne articles written (or co-written) by this author: 4.

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Book Review: The Information Society - A Study of Continuity and Change

Muhammad Rafiq offers us a detailed review of a work, now in its sixth edition, which examines the information society, its origin, development, its associated issues and the current landscape.

issue71 July 2013

american library association, blog, data, digitisation, ebook, foi, google, ifla, information society, infrastructure, intellectual property, internet explorer, mobile phone, oclc, privacy, research, university of sargodha, web 2.0

Book Review: Practical Open Source Software for Libraries

Muhammad Rafiq takes a look at a work on the open source community and open source software.

issue66 January 2011

cd-rom, content management, data, database, digital library, digital media, drupal, dspace, dvd, firefox, graphics, instant messaging, internet explorer, interoperability, licence, linux, moodle, open source, openoffice, operating system, podcast, repositories, research, software, vufind, wiki, wordpress

Book Review: Digital Information - Order Or Anarchy?

Muhammad Rafiq offers us a review of a work which examines the future of digital information and emerging patterns of scholarly communication.

issue64 July 2010

amazon, archives, copyright, digitisation, ebook, facebook, google, higher education, intellectual property, national library, open access, personalisation, research, resource discovery

Book Review: Digital Consumers - Reshaping the Information Professions

Muhammad Rafiq offers us a detailed review of a work which examines digital consumers from both an historical and future perspective.

issue60 July 2009

collection development, data set, google, html, information retrieval, research, resource discovery, search technology, social web, university college london, university of glasgow, university of leicester
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