Estb. 1882

University of the Punjab

Dr. Amara Malik

Assistant Professor
Dr. Amara Malik
Amara Malik joined IIM as lecturer in 2012. She did her PhD, MPhil and Master (with distinction) from the same Institute. Before joining IIM, she has served at the Institute of Administrative Sciences (PU) as a librarian. A number of her research papers have been published in international journals (e.g. Information Development, Health Communication, Library Hi Tech, Journal of Information Science, Information and Learning Sciences, Online Information Review, portal: the Academy and Libraries etc.). She has also presented her research work in many international and national conferences and has participated in many seminars and workshops. Her research interests include LIS education, digital references services, human information interaction, social media and emerging technologies in the field.
Apart from that, she is member of national and international associations such as Pakistan Library Association (PLA), Punjab University Library and Information Management Alumni Association (PUILMAA), IFLA, Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T;). She is actively participating in professional activities, for example, working as; supervisor for IFLA internship program (2021- 2022), corresponding member of Section Education and Training (SET, IFLA), social media manager of BSLISE project (IFLA) and elected communication officer of South Asia Chapter and SIG Social Media (ASIS&T;, 2021-2023).
She enjoys a diverse experience of teaching variety of courses such as LIS as Profession and Academic Discipline, Information Services, Personal Information Management, Collection Development and Management, Emerging Technologies, Advanced Management and Leadership to Master and MPhil programs at IIM. Among her other responsibilities, she is a focal person of the Department for various committees at university level: Career Counseling & Placement Services, ORIC, QEC to name a few. She served as convener in International Conference of Information Management and Libraries (ICIML) twice in 2015 & 2018.
Designation:- Assistant Professor