About Me


Salman Haider is an award-winning Cataloging & Metadata Librarian, Blogger, and Online Social Media Expert. He is a contributor to articles on Library and Information Science in Wikipedia. Coming from a Computer Science background, Salman has functional expertise in Resource Description and Access (RDA), AACR2MARC-21, Library of Congress Classification (LCC), and Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH), and other areas of Library and Information Science. 

Salman Haider is a passionate blogger and writer on Library and Information Science. He is the creator of eight websites and Blogs on Library and Information Science. He has created RDA BlogLibrarianship Studies & Information Technology BlogRDA BibliographyRDA Cataloging: Special Topics & Materials BlogInformation Access Through The SubjectCataloging Metadata, and his personal blog Salman Haider  to help himself in his professional responsibilities of cataloging of documents in various formats and keeping abreast with latest developments on Resource Description & Access (RDA), library cataloging, librarianship & information technology, and library & knowledge organization and management. Salman Haider has written two books and published one article.

Salman Haider Graduated in Science (B.Sc.) with Computer Science, Mathematics, and Statistics from Lucknow University and completed his Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) from Aligarh Muslim University with a First Class securing IInd Rank and the prestigious P.N. Kaula - S. Bashiruddin Gold Medal. He also achieved the Under Graduate Merit Scholarship and the Post Graduate Merit Scholarship in B.L.I.S. and M.L.I.S. respectively for meritorious academic performance.

Few people dream of becoming librarians when they are little, and he was one of the ones who did. He has the experience of working in some of the biggest, finest, and modern libraries on very responsible positions. Prior to his present job in New Delhi with one of the biggest national libraries, he worked at the Indian School of Business Library (Hyderabad), National Library of India (Kolkata), and Central Reference Library (Kolkata).

As a person, Salman loves, lives, eat, drink, and sleep Library and Information Sciences. He has devoted his entire life to the field. He is working with a vision of creating a platform of knowledge which is like an Encyclopedia, WikipediaThe Huffington Post, and the Khan Academy of Library and Information Science; an authoritative source for consultation and reference for any library or information profession related issue and a treasure hub of knowledge on Library and Information Science, which is open and free for all the library professionals worldwide.

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Job Description
  • Subject cataloging of titles in accordance with the Library of Congress Classification Scheme (LCC) and Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH). Assigning existing subject headings and classification numbers to new titles. Proposing new LCSH subject headings and LCC classification numbers to be added to official LCSH and LCC schedules.
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