Dr. Dineshan Koovakkai received his M. A. (Economics) in 1986 and MLISc in 1995 (with First Rank) from University of Calicut. He took his first degree in Library and Information Science (BLISc) from University of Kerala in 1990 with Third Rank. He was awarded Ph.D. in Library and Information Science from University of Calicut in 2004. He has Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Application (PGDCA), Diploma in Computer Hardware and Networking (DCHN) and Post Graduate Diploma in English Communication (PGDEC) (with Second Rank). He has also cleared UGC-NET in Library and Information Science. He is a Research Guide in Library and Information Science in Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala and a Member of the Board of Studies (UG & PG) of the University of Calicut. He is a member of the Library Advisory Committee of Kannur University and a resource person in many institutions. He has published 44 research papers and edited 3 books. He has attended many regional, national and international conferences, seminars, symposia and workshops and presented papers in national and international conferences. He has organized many national level seminars and workshops.
He is presently working as Assistant Librarian in Charge at Calicut University Study Centre, Kozhikode. He can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.