Taher, Mohamed 1955-

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Taher, Mohamed 1955-

PERSONAL:

Born 1955; son of Ali Muhammed Ismail Sait (a professor); married; wife's name Ameena (a homemaker); children: Amatul Momin, Hafsa Taher, Mohamed Salman. Ethnicity: "Asian." Education: Earned M.A. (history), 1980, M.A. (Islamic studies), 1984, and Ph.D., 1989.

ADDRESSES:

Home—Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Office—The Multifaith Library, Ontario Multifaith Council, 789 Don Mills, Ste. 208, Toronto, Ontario M3C 1T5, Canada. E-mail—[email protected]

CAREER:

American Studies Research Centre, Hyderabad, India, public service librarian, 1983-97; King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, information scientist, 1997-2000; Ontario Multifaith Council, Multifaith Library, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, information coordinator, 2002—. Rutgers University, Fulbright library management intern, 1990-91. Hill & Knowlton, knowledge management associate, 2002; Project Dmoz, editor for information visualization, 2005—; Cutchi Memon Web master.

WRITINGS:

Islamic Studies in India: A Survey of Human, Institutional, and Documentary Sources, Concept Publishing (New Delhi, India), 1991.

Muslims in India: Recent Contributions to Literature on Religion, Philosophy, History, and Social Aspects, Anmol Publications (New Delhi, India), 1993.

Quantitative Study of Islamic Literature, M D Publications (New Delhi, India), 1993.

(With Donald Gordon Davis) Librarianship and Library Science in India: An Outline of Historical Perspectives, Concept Publishing (New Delhi, India), 1994.

(With L.S. Ramaiah) A Dictionary of Library and Information Science Quotations, Aditya (New Delhi, India), 1994.

(With Muhammed Burhanuddin) Indian Contribution to American Studies: An Assessment, Anmol Publications (New Delhi, India), 1997.

(Editor) Studies in Librarianship, Anmol Publications (New Delhi, India), 1997.

(Editor) Encyclopedic Survey of Islamic Culture, Anmol Publications (New Delhi, India), 1997.

Libraries in India's National Developmental Perspective: A Saga of Fifty Years since Independence, Concept Publishing (New Delhi, India), 2001.

Cyber Worship in Multifaith Perspectives, Scarecrow Press (Lanham, MD), 2006.

Book review editor, Information Resource Management Journal, 2003—; guest editor, Internet Reference Service Quarterly, 2002. Also author of the blog Multifaith Information Gateway and contributor to the blog Hyderabadiz 2.0

BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:

ONLINE

Mohamed Taher Home Page,http://www.taher.cjb.net (April 19, 2007).