Dr. Muhammad Tariq Najmi
Deputy Librarian, Administration
Area of Interest: Online Information Resources and Services, Automation, Social Networking,
Tel # (Off): 111-001-007   (855)

Muhammad Tariq is a renewed library professional having more than twenty years of relevant experience in LIS field. He worked in different organizations and institute of higher studies. Currently, he is working as Library Incharge at COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Lahore.  He done his PhD from Hamdard University Karachi.  His areas of interest are online information resources, digital libraries, repositories and use of new trends and tools in Library & Information Science. He is an academician, skilled library professional and a trainer.

Publications:

Books:
1. M Mustafa, G & Tariq (2013), "LIS Job Trends in Sindh - Pakistan", published by: LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Germany, pp: 168, Standard: 978-3-659-48361-5    (External URL)
Journal Papers:
1. Irfan, A.; Tariq, M (2017), "Historical Development of web OPAC in Pakistan", Pakistan Library & Information Science Journal, Vol: 48, Issue: 3   
2. Irfan, A.; Tariq, M (2017), "Use of University Library Web OPAC: A survey of Universities of Lahore. ", Pakistan Library & Information Science Journal, Vol: 48, Issue: 2   
3. Tariq, M.; Ahmad, Tooba. & Rehman, Shafiq ur (2016), "Is English Language a barrier in Research Productivity among Information Professionals? A descriptive study", Pakistan Journal of Information Management & Libraries, Vol: 17, Issue: 2016    (External URL)
4. Muhammad Tariq, Khalid Mahmood (2015), "Access Points, Patterns and Satisfaction Level of Online Information Resources by University Research Students.", Pakistan Library & Information Science Journal, pp: 49-59, Vol: 46, Issue: 1   
5. G Mustafa, M Tariq, (2015), "LIS Education in Sargodha Division", Pakistan Library & Information Science Journal, pp: 55-65, Vol: 46, Issue: 3   
Conference Papers:
1. Imtiaz, H; Mustaf, G and Tariq, M (2017) "Humanoid Factors for adopting Library Science profession by Pakistani females: a study", 10th National LIS conference on “Reshaping Libraries of the 21st Century with Information Communication Technologies” Department of Library and Information Science, University of Peshawar   
2. Tariq, M (2016) "Best practices, experience and innovative ideas", Best practices, experience and innovative ideas. Invited speaker in PLA Asian Libraries Conference 2016 on “Odyssey from C-tablets to E-tablets and beyond”. Pakistan Library Association & National Library of Pakistan, Islamabad   
3. Sulehri, I. G. and Tariq, M (2016) "Research Productivity by Qualified LIS Researchers: a survey", PLA Asian Libraries Conference 2016 on “Odyssey from c-tablets to e-tablets and beyond”. Pakistan Library Association & National Library of Pakistan, Islamabad   
4. Butt, G. S. and Tariq, M. (2015) "Implementation of PM&DC Library Standards in Public Sector Medical Institutions: An Analytical Survey", South Asian Libraries Conference (SALC - 2015)” on “Journey through print to digital information and beyond”   
5. Muhammad Tariq, Ghulam Mustafa, Tooba Ahmad (2015) "Learning through teaching in multi-discipline class: an action research", National Conference on CONTRIVANCE OF ACADEMIC LIBRARIES IN DIGITAL ERA NCCALDE 2015   
6. Khan, M.R. and Tariq, M (2015) "Revival of libraries in Azad Jammu and Kashmir after earthquake 2005: roles of erra (earthquake reconstruction and rehabilitation authority) and serra (state earthquake reconstruction & rehabilitation agency) from 2005 to 2015", South Asian Libraries Conference (SALC - 2015)” on “Journey through print to digital information and beyond”   
7. Irfan, A., Tariq, M. & Shaukat, S. (2015) "University Library web OPAC: User Satisfaction and Expectation", South Asian Libraries Conference (SALC - 2015)” on “Journey through print to digital information and beyond”    
8. Shaukat, S. Tariq, M. & Irfan, A. (2015) "Use of Google Scholar Research Students of Public and Private Sector Universities of Lahore", South Asian Libraries Conference (SALC - 2015)” on “Journey through print to digital information and beyond”    
9. Muhammad Tariq, Khalid Mahmood (2015) "Use, purpose and usage ranking of online information resources by university research students", Emerging Trends and Technologies in Libraries and Information Services (ETTLIS), 2015 4th International Symposium, pp: 257 - 263, Standard: 978-1-4799-7999-8    (External URL)

Qualification

PhD
Hamdard University, Pakistan
2011 to 2016
M.Phil
University of the Punjab, Lahore-Pakistan
2002 to 2004
MLISc
Department of Library & Information Science, University of the Punjab Lahore, Pakistan
1996 to 1997
BEd
Allam Iqbal Open University, Islamabad, Pakistan
1994 to 1997
DLISc
Department of Library & Information Science, University of the Punjab Lahore, Pakistan
1995 to 1996

Experience

Librarian
COMSATS Institute of Information Technology
2006 to Date
Research Librarian
NIPA-PARD-PPSA
2005 to 2006
Librarian
Government of the Punjab
1997 to 2005

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