Dr. Shreyasi Parikh is a doctorate in Library and Information Science from Gujarat University. She is a Gold Medal awardee by Gujarat University for obtaining the first rank at its Bachelor of Library and Information Science Degree Examination in the year 1984.
She has more than 32 years of professional experience at renowned academic institutions like Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, National Institute of Fashion Technology, Gandhinagar and National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad. She started her professional career as a Trainee and became the Head, Knowledge Management Center, NID, Ahmedabad, in due course.
Whilst working as Professional Assistant at Dr. Vikram Sarabhai Library of the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, its Staff Evaluation Committee recognized her – “For a special appreciation of your excellence work in Computerization of the Library Processes and work”, whereupon the Director of Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIMA), presented a personal communication dated 27th February, 1991. It has served her as an inspiration for dedicated work and computerization of the library services.
She has extended her professional services to set up the library of IIM Udaipur, Adani Institute of Infrastructure Management, NID Kurukshetra and NID Vijayawada. She was instrumental in development of NIFT Gandhinagar Resource Centre from its inception and established both Material and Library wings with fully automated system.
She has presented papers in numerous national and international seminars and conferences. She believes in life as a never ending learning process.