Dr. D V Singh is presently working as University Librarian. Prior to joining University of Delhi he has served as University Librarian in Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra, as Librarian at prestigious Shri Ram college of Commerce, University of Delhi. He was the President of Indian Library Association (ILA) (2010-2013), which represents India's Library profession. He has also served ILA as Sr. Vice President (2007-2010) and General Secretary (2002-2007). He is Member of National Book Promotion Council of Department of Higher Education, Government of India since Oct. 2011. He is an active Member of well-known Raja Ram Mohan Library Foundation. At Bureau of Indian Standards, New Delhi he was member of Documentation and Information Sectional Committee (2001-2007) and also Member, National Committee for World Book Capital.
He has published 19 research papers on various subjects relating to digitisation, automation, IT and multimedia application, management and transformational leadership in libraries. Apart from being Editor/ Editor-in-Chief of twelve volumes, he was also on the board of refereed business Journal, Business Analyst. He has authored seven books on academic library system. He has translated IFLA Public Library Guidelines and BLISc Course materials of Indira Gandhi National Open University, Delhi into Hindi.
He completed his Ph. D on Transformational Leadership and Change Management creating much applauded insights into how change needs to be managed in today's dynamic environment. Earlier he did M.A. in Ancient Indian History from Gurukul Kangri University in First Division and M. Lib. Sc. from Kurukshetra University. As a part of his personal update program to keep abreast of latest developments in the profession and broadening his horizon he has completed courses in Record Management from National Archives of India (1990) and PG Diploma in Digital Library and Information Management from Tata Institute of Social Science, Mumbai (2010).
He was also the Member of Academic Council, University of Delhi, the highest body of the University on academic matters. He was also member of Admission Committee of Faculty of Medical Sciences and Homoeopathic Medicines Admission committee. Recognising his administrative capabilities he has been given the responsibility of managing the hostel of Shri Ram college of Commerce since 2006, longest stint so far for this job for anyone in the College. Recognising his services to the profession he was awarded Best College Librarian Award (2000), Promoter of ILA Award (2000) and Gidwani Deshpandey Best Academic Librarian Award (2009).
He has visited England, France, Germany, Italy, Swerzerl and, SriLanka, Bangladesh, Thailand, Nepal, Bhutan, Maldeu, Indonesia and studied nineteen libraries in U K such as Oxford, LSE etc.