Akhtar Hussain

Web Librarian at the reputed King Saud University in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Dr. Akhtar Hussain is the Web Librarian at the reputed King Saud University in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. His role covers responsibilities like Document Controller, Databases Service, and Reference and Information Service.
He has a doctoral degree in Library and Informational Science from Aligarh Muslim University. He completed his Ph.D. in 2011 under the guidance of Dr Nishat Fatima, with whom he has co-authored several papers and a book.
Dr Hussain has been published in several peer reviewed journals, both nationally and internationally. His core specialisation areas are Library Automation, Information Retrieval, Library Management, Web 2.0, Social Media, Web-based Library and Information Services. He has studied and written extensively about Digital Libraries and the application of ICTs in libraries