Currently working as Assistant Professor in Library and Information Science Department at Panjab University, Chandigarh, Dr. Shiv Kumar holds his doctoral research degree in Library and Information Science from the Panjab University, Chandigarh. Earlier, he did M.Sc. in Geology followed by Masters in Library and Information Science.
He specializes in reference services, information search pattern, and open access. He has several research publications to his credit, published both in national and international journals of repute; and participated in many national and international seminars and conferences. A number of research scholars, currently engaged in research under his supervision, are working on diverse research themes.