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Member Spotlight

Welcome to our SIG Social Media Member Spotlight Series! On this site we will introduce the members of SIG SM and their research interests. If you would like to by feautred do not hestitate to contact any of our board members!

Muhammad Rafiq

Dr. Muhammad Rafiq is Associate Professor at Department of Information Management, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan. He has over 18 years of experience in teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, conducting and supervising research, and administrating libraries and archives of government and non-government institutes. He is also serving as the Editor of Pakistan Journal of Information Management & Libraries (PJIM&L). He did his PhD on ‘Prospects of Digitization in University Libraries of Pakistan’ from University of the Punjab, Lahore. His recent research project of Post-Doc as a Fulbright Scholar at SUNY-Buffalo, USA was on Research Data Management and Services. Dr. Rafiq published a number of research papers on digitization, digital libraries, scientometrics, open source software, etc. He is also serving the community as a resource person in professional workshops and seminars. Most recently he delivered a webinar for South Asia Chapter of ASIS&T on ‘Research Data Management and Role of Libraries’. His research interests are Research Data Management, Social Media, ICTs Applications in Information Settings, and Digital Libraries.