Mr Anil Kumar Jha, has been with ICIMOD since 1 July 2003. Mr Jha is heading ICIMOD’s Information Resource Centre. He also oversees the administration, updates and management of HIMALDOC, a repository of ICIMOD publications and a knowledge portal for Himalayan information resources. He has over 10 years of experience in library administration and information resources management. He has broad skills in information resource management tools and technologies, integrated library management software, library automation, institutional repository, knowledge discovery, ICT applications, metadata standards, digitization, reference management system, Bibliometrics tools and techniques, social and research networks, open access. He has successfully participated in many internal, national and international academic and leadership trainings, workshops, conferences, and webinars. He holds a Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from Tribhuvan University (TU), Kathmandu, Nepal. He was also awarded the TULLSSA Gold Medal in 2002 for gaining first position in the Bachelor’s of Library and Information Science from TU.