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Ranju Upadhyay Rai

Ranju Upadhyay Rai

Library Programmer

Maynooth University Library

B.E. (Electronics) Jaipur, India, MS Information Technology, USA
DRI Role

Member of DRI Workflows Taskforce

Research Interests
Digital Humanities, Cloud computing


Ranju completed a MSIT in 2004 and worked in the area of Grid based data storage at Acxiom Corporation, Arkansas, USA. Before heading to the USA, she worked as a software developer in Kathmandu, Nepal. After coming to Ireland she worked as programmer for IVRLA (Irish Virtual Research Library and Archive) from 2006 to 2008. Since 2008 she has been working as Library programmer at Maynooth University Library.

Ranju's most recent project involvement is the Digital Library at Maynooth University, the local customization of the Digital Repository of Ireland's hydra head.

Ranju also writes literary fiction, and was a runner up at Kildare Reader’s Festival Short Story Competition (2015).