Dr. M.G. Sreekumar
UNESCO Coordinator, Greenstone Support for South Asia
Librarian & Head, Center for Development of Digital Libraries (CDDL)
Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode, Kerala ( mgsree@iimk.ac.in ; 0495-2809140, 09447654066)
Visiting Professor, Faculty of Computer Science & Information Technology,
University of Malaya (2007-08)

Dr. Sreekumar is presently the Head Librarian and Head of the Center for Development of Digital Libraries (CDDL) at the Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode (IIMK). During 2007-2008, he taught MS Courses and guided research on Information Management Technologies, ePublishing and Digital Libraries at the University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia as a Visiting Professor. He is a Fulbright Scholar and did advanced research in information science and technology at the University of Maryland and at the NIH, Bethesda. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Calicut. He is a gold medalist of the University of Kerala for his Batchelor's Degree and obtained his Masters Degree from the University of Madras, and later he qualified the UGC Lectureship. He has received several awards and honours and prominent among them include the American Society for Information Science & Technology (ASIST), Salzburg, Hewlett-Packard, SATKAL and MANLIBNET. At IIMK Dr. Sreekumar leads several national and international projects and programmes. He has been a consultant to WHO, UNESCO, NSF Colombo, Coir Board, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences and several other Universities and Institutions. Dr. Srekumar sits in the editorial boards of several national and international journals on digital libraries and information science. He is also a peer-reviewer and referee to some of the reputed and indexed journals. He is a research guide in the Bharatiar University. Dr. Sreekumar is the UNESCO Coordinator of the Greenstone Software for the South Asia Region. A widely traveled professional, Dr. Sreekumar has conducted courses, seminars and workshops in the USA, UK, Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong, Australia, New Zealand, Ethiopia, Austria and Sri Lanka.