University Profile

Dr. Maneesh Kumar Bajpai
(B.Sc., B.Lib.& I.Sc., M.Lib. & I.Sc., PGDCA, UGC-NET (LIS), Ph.D. (LIS)
University Deputy Librarian;
Librarian In-charge ,




Dr Maneesh Kumar Bajpai is the University Deputy Librarian and Head of Madhu Limaye Library at Dr Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow. He has experience working in the LIS field for more than 17 years. He specializes in Web 2.0, Digital Libraries, Innovative Library Services, Open Access and Law librarianship.
His research papers have been published in various National/International journals (indexed in SCOPUS, Web of Science and UGC-CARE List) and book chapters, and he contributed four edited books too. Dr Bajpai has credit for authoring a book titled "GOOGLE Applications For 21st Century Educators and Learners" 2021. He has contributed as a resource person and subject expert for various programmes- UG/PG/Ph.D. of the central and state universities and organizations of India. He was one of the core members of the university's first-ever Online CLAT Implementation Committee 2015.

  • Developed an ultra-modern Law library, Madhu Limaye Library, with RFID, Web-Centric Library Automation, Lab for the Visually Impaired, Institutional Repository, video conferencing and digital lab etc.
  • Managing Editor- RMLNLU Journal (Peer-reviewed, UGC-CARE Listed and ICI Indexed Law Journal).
  • Life member of IASLIC, ILA, UPLA & RRC etc.
  • Assistant Programme In-charge, at IGNOU-RMLNLU Center.
  • ‘Academic Counsellor’ for the IGNOU-PGCCL programme
  • University Coordinator for UGC-Shodhgangotri/ Shodhganga ETD programme
  • University Coordinator, SPARC, MHRD, Govt. of India.
  • University Nodal Officer, UGC-VIDWAN, INFLIBENT programme
  • University Coordinator, Nodal University for Law, UP Higher Education Digital Library.
  • Member of the various committees of the university.
  • Organized various national-level seminars/conferences/workshops/training programmes etc.
  • Organized various special training programme for Public Prosecutors of Uttar Pradesh in 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2022, and 2023.
  • Developed projects like DDLIR-2019 and Open e-Law Library projects