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MAURITIUS COUNCIL OF REGISTERED LIBRARIANS (MCRL)>Board Members>Who's Who in Librarianship in Mauritius

Who's Who in Librarianship in Mauritius


 

 

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 Savita Bhooabul
 BHOOABUL, Savita born on 03 December 1970. She is presently occupying the post of Law Library Officer at the Supreme Court Library, Jules Koenig Street, Port Louis. Mrs Bhooabul holds a Bachelor of Arts in Library & Information Science.
 
She is a Member of the Association of Professional Librarians (APL-Mauritius), Member of the Mauritius Library Association (MLA) and a Registered Librarian of Mauritius. She is Married with two children. She resides at Cemetry Road, Plaine Magnien. Previous employment: a) Library Clerk b) Senior Library Clerk

 BUNGSY, Usha Devi
 BUNGSY, Usha Devi (Mrs.) born on 27 May 1972. Mrs Bungsy is presently Senior Library Clerk at the Sebastopol State Secondary School, Pellegrin, Sebastepol. She holds a B.A. in Library & Information Science.
 
She is a Member of the Association of Professional Librarians (APL-Mauritius) and a Registered Librarian of Mauritius. She is married with one child. She resides at Chemin Boulanger, Montagne Blanche.
 
Previous employment:
a) Library Clerk
b) Clerical Officer

 CHAN KAM LON, Yves
CHAN KAM LON, Yves. Born on 10 January 1949. Director of the newly established National Library of Mauritius in 2000. Prior to joining the National Library Mr. Chan Kam Lon was Head of Library, Archives and Museum Department of the Mahatma Gandhi Institute. He is the Chairman of the Mauritius Council of Registered Librarians, President of the Association of Professional Librarians (APL-Mauritius), and is socially active in the “Association Communautaire de Saint Malo”, Tombeau Bay.
 
He holds an M.Sc in Library Service from the Columbia university (New York), a Post Graduate Diploma in Library & Information Studies, a Maitrise-Cs-Lettres (Université de Provence), a Licence-ès-Lettres (Université de Provence), a Diplôme d’Etudes Superieures (anglais) and a Diplôme d’Etudes Approfondies (DEA-1st year of Ph.d).
 
He is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (U.K.), a Member of the American Library Associations and a Registered Librarian of Mauritius. He is married with one son. His residential address is: 77 Avenue des Jasmins, Swanville, Tombeau Bay.
 
Previous employment:
 
a) Part-time lecturer, University of Mauritius
b) Education Officer, Mahatma Gandhi Institute (MGI)
c) Head Library, Archives and Museum (MGI)
d) Senior Lecturer/ Head, Department of Library and Archives, MGI.
 
Publications:

1) Development of Oriental Studies in the United kingdom. In Indian Cultural Review. January 1980.
2) Co-produced with Rivaltz Quenette a script on “Emmanuel Anquetil” for the MBC/TV. 1988.
Email: natlib.intnet.mu

 CAHOOLESSUR, Suryadev

 CAHOOLESSUR, Suryadev born on 14 March 1956. He is presently Head Library & Archives, Mahatma Gandhi Institute, Moka. Mr Cahoolessur holds a B.A in Library & Information Science, B.Lib from the Punjab University. He is a member of the Association of Professional Librarians (APL-Mauritius) and is a Registered Librarian of Mauritius.

He is married. His residential address is at Rama Krishna Road, Bon Acceuil.
 
Previous employment:

Education Officer
 
Publications:

1. Idea of a National Library of Mauritius
2. Library & Information System in Panjab

 DHUNPUT Soutitah Devi
 DHUNPUT Soutitah Devi. Born on 19 September 1973. She is presently working as Library Officer at D. Ramphul State Secondary School, Souvenir, Calebasses. Mrs Dhunput holds a Bachelor of Arts in Library & Information Science. She is a Member of the Association of Professional Librarians (APL-Mauritius) and a Registered Librarian of Mauritius.
 
She is married. Her residential address is: Dosiah Road, Les Mariannes.

 DWARKAN, Rajcoomaree Bai
 DWARKAN, Rajcoomaree Bai born on 20 January 1959. She is presently Librarian at the Carnegie Library, Curepipe. Mrs Dwarkan holds a Bachelor degree in Library & Information Science (B.L.I.Sc), and a B.A. from the University of Delhi.
 
She is a Member of the Association of Professional Librarians (APL-Mauritius) and is a Registered Librarian of Mauritius. She is married with two sons. Her residential address is: 12 Otterbarry Street, Floreal
 
Previous employment:

a) Archives officer / Ag Archives Officer
b) Documentation & Research Assistant- MIPAM
c) Library Officer –UTM

 JHEENGUT,Bidwantee
 JHEENGUT, Bidwantee born on 01 July 1959.She is presently working as Library Officer at Rajcoomar Gujadhur State Secondary School, Central Flacq, Mauritius. Mrs Jheengut holds a B.A in Library & Information Science from the Charles Sturt University/ University of Mauritius.
 
She is a Member of the Mauritius Library Association (MLA) and a Registered Librarian of Mauritius. She is married with two children. Her residential address is: Providence, Quartier Militaire. Previous employment: Library Clerk at the Ministry of Education

 
 LOUISE Dominique born on19 November 1962. He is the Productivity Executive at the National Productivity and Competitiveness Council, 7th Floor, St James Court, Saint Denis Street, Port Louis. Mr Louise holds a B.A. in Library and Information Studies from the University of Mauritius /Charles Sturt University. He is a Member of the Association of Professioanl Librarians (APL Mauritius) and is a Registered Librarian of Mauritius.
 
He resides at 5 St James Street, Port Louis.
 
Previous employment:

a) Library Clerk, City Library, Municipality of Port Louis
b) Documentalist, Africa Training and Research Centre in Administration (CAFRAD), Tangiers, Morocco
c) Documentation Officer at the National Handicraft Centre
d) Library Officer at the Hotel School of Mauritius, IVTB.
 

 Mungra Shantee
 MUNGRA, Shantee born on 16 July 1952. She is working as Senior Law Librarian, Supreme Court Library, Judicial department, Port Louis. Mrs Mungra holds a B.A. in Library & Information Science from the University of Mauritius /Charles Sturt University. She is a Member of the Association of Professional Librarians (APL-Mauritius) and is a Registered Librarian of Mauritius.
 
She is married with two children. Her residential address is at Tonta Lane, Gabriel Froppier Street, Curepipe.
 
Previous employment:

a) Joined the service in 1972 as Clerical Officer at the State Law Office and the Ministry of Health
b) Appointed Assistant finance Officer at the National Transport Authority as chief Cashier
c) Appointed Law Librarian at the Judicial Department in 1978
d) Appointed Law Library Supervisor in 1994.
 
Publications:

The Judicial Legal Documentation Centre: the existing structure & future development
Email: smungra@mail.gov.mu

 PEERUN, Devianee
 PEERUN, Devianee born on 20 June 1955. She is working as Law Library Officer, Supreme Court, Port Louis. Mrs Peerun holds a B.A. in Library & Information Science, from the University of Mauritius / Charles Sturt University. She is a Member of the Association of Professional Librarians (APL-Mauritius) and is a Registered Librarian of Mauritius. She is married with three children. Her residential address is at 5 Maurel Lane, Forest Side.
 
Previous employment:

a) School Clerk, Ministry of Education
b) Law Library Assistant
c) Law Library Officer
 
Publications:

Information Service in Local Authority Social Services Department.
 
Email: gavish.8@hotmail.comm

 QORAISHI, Noordin
 QORAISHI, Noordin born on 17 February 1975. He is working as Librarian at Le Bocage International School Library, Mount Ory, Moka. Mr Qoraishi holds a B.A. in Library & Information Science. He is a Member of the Association of Professional Librarians (APL-Mauritius) and a Registered Librarian of Mauritius.
He is married with one son. He resides at 15 Cantons, Vacoas.
 
Previous employment:

a) Trainee Library Clerk
b) Library Clerk
 
Publications: Information Rich v/s Information Poor. In Le Bocage International School Year Book 2001. p.27
 
Email: noordinq@ibis.intnet.mu

 RAMJAUN, Ibrahim
 RAMJAUN, Ibrahim born on 27 August 1960. He was appointed Librarian at the National Library of Mauritius in 2002. Before joining the National Library, Mr Ramjaun was working as Librarian at the Mauritius Employers' Federation (1997-1999).He has been Deputy Librarian at the British Council in 1993. He holds a M.Sc in Information & Library Management from the University of Central England,Birmingham.
 
Mr Ramjaun is a Member of the Association of Professional Librarians(APL-Mauritius), an Associate of the Australian Library & Information Association (AALIA) and a Registered Librarian of Mauritius.
 
He is married with two children. His residential address is: Sans-Souci, Montagne Blanche.
 
Previous employment:

a) Library-Assistant,Mauritius Institute of Education.
b) Deputy Librarian, The British Council (Mauritius).
c)Librarian, Mauritius Employers' Federation date.
 
Publications:

1) The Library Profession in Mauritius. In "Information Development Journal" (Bowker-Saur), September 1997.
2) The Information Audit: a tool for visionary organizations".In "PROSI Magazine", August 2000 & in "L'Express" newspaper of 02 August 2000.
3) "Librarians Gathering". In "News on Sunday" September 2003 & "INCITE- ALIA Newsletter" October 2003.
Email: iramjaun@yahoo.com

 RAMNAUTH, Toolsee Kretee Belinda
 RAMNAUTH, Toolsee Kretee Belinda (Mrs.) born on 19 February 1966. She is presently working as Senior Librarian at the Carnegie Library, Municipal Council of Curepipe, Mauritius. Mrs Ramnauth holds a Master degree in Library & Information Science, a B.A in Geography, a P.G. Diploma in Personnel Management, and an M.Sc in Human Resource Management.
 
She is Member of the Indian Library Association, Commonwealth Library Associations, Association of Professional Librarians (APL-Mauritius). She is also a Registered Librarian of Mauritius.

She is married with two children. She resides at 10, Morcellement Le Blanc, Thompson Road, Vacoas
 
Previous employment:

a) Classificationist and Cataloguer, Indira Gandhi Centre for Art, New Delhi, India
b) Library Officer, St Mary’s College, Rose Hill
c) Librarian, Carnegie Library, Municipal Council of Curepipe
d) Part-time Lecturer at the University of Mauritius foe Certificate & Diploma level courses in Library & Information Science
e) Assessor Mauritius Examination Syndicate / City & Guilds for the Certificate in Library Studies
 
Publications:

1) Regional Studies on Settlement Pattern of Kamla Nagar Market, University of Delhi. 1988.
2) Field Research on the Agricultural and Settlement Pattern from Delhi to Bangalore (1987-1988)
3) Use of Arts Library and Central Reference Library by Research Scholars in political Science (1989-90)
4) Public Library in Mauritius. Seminar (paper) on the “Idea of setting up a National Library in Mauritius”
5) Co-editor of Publication of original letters of Mathew Flinders. Nov 2003
6) Effective use of Human Resource Services in libraries June 2004. Seminar on Evaluation of Secondary School Libraries
Email: belr19@yahoo.com

 RAMPADARUTH, Laleenee born on 03 October 1974. She is working as Library Officer, at Dunputh Lallah State Secondary School, Farquar Street, Curepipe Road. Mrs Rampadaruth holds a B.A. in Library & Information Science from the University of Mauritius /Charles Sturt University.
 
She is a Member of the Mauritius Library Association (MLA) and is a Registered Librarian of Mauritius. She is married with one child. Her residential address is at Morcellement Ganga, La Rosa.
 
Previous employment:

a) Clerical Officer, Registrar General’s Department
b) Law Library Assistant, Supreme Court Library
Email: swadvik@yahoo.com

 SAWOCK, Padmowtee
 SAWOCK, Padmowtee born on 18 October 1960. She is presently working as Library Officer at the University of Mauritius, Reduit. Mrs Sawock holds a Bachelor degree in Library & Information Science.
 
She is a Member of the Association of Professional Librarians (APL-Mauritius) and si a Registered Librarian of Mauritius. She is married. Her residential address is: Royal Road, Mahebourg. Library Clerk, University of Mauritius
 
Previous employment:

Library Clerk, University of Mauritius
 
Email: p.sawock@uom.mu

 SOOGALI, Abdool Fareed born on 04 April 1948. He is the Head Library Cadre, Ministry of Education and Scientific Research. Mr Soogali holds a Master degree in Librarianship from the University of Wales. He is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals, Member of the Institute of Chartered secretaries & administrators (ACIS), Member of the Mauritius Library Association (MLA) and is a Registered Librarian of Mauritius.
He is married. He resides at Dalliah Road, Melrose.
 
Previous employment:

1.Senior Librarian, Ministry of Education & Scientific Research
2.Librarian
3.Library Officer
4.Primary School Teacher
 Email: fsoogali@hotmail.com

 UJOODHA, Sarita
 UJOODHA, Sarita born on 22 December 1973. She is working as Law Library Officer, Supreme Court Library, Port Louis. Mrs Ujoodha holds a B.A. in Library & Information Science, from the University of Mauritius /Charles Sturt University. She is a Member of the Association of Professional Librarians (APL-Mauritius) and is a Registered Librarian of Mauritius.
 
She is married with one child. Her residential address is at Amitie, Riviere du Rempart.
 
Previous employment:

a) Auxiliary Nurse
b)Library Clerk
 
Publications:

Libraries in health sectors in Mauritius.

 VEERA, Rajesh
 VEERA, Rajesh born on 10 July 1958. He is presently Acting Head Librarian at the Industrial & Vocational Training Board, Pont Fer, Phoenix. Mr Veera holds a Bachelor degree in Library & Information Science.
 
He is a Member of the Association of Professional Librarians (APL-Mauritius) and is a Registered Librarian of Mauritius. He is married with three children.
 
Previous employment:
 
Library Officer, IVTB

 YOUNG KIM FAT, Mee Line born on 05 April 1975. Senior Librarian at the City Library, Municipal Council of Port Louis. She holds a Bachelor degree in Library Studies from the Loughborough University (U.K.), and a ‘Diplome Universitaire de Technologie, Option Documentation d”Entreprise’ (Institut Universitaire de Technologie de Tours- France).
 
Miss Young Kim Fat is a Member of the Association of Professional Librarians (APL-Mauritius) and a Registered Librarian of Mauritius. Her residence is at 29 Ter Jawaharlall Nehru Street, Port Louis.
 
Previous employment:

1) Acting Senior Librarian, Municipal Council of Quatre Bornes
2) Librarian, Municipal Council of Port Louis
3) Library Assistant, British Council Library
4) Documentation Clerk, Unicef
 
Email: meeline@intent.mu