Guest Lectures


Event Topic Peer Enrichment On "Use of Human Libraries in writing Fiction and Non-Fiction
Category Others
Date & Day 27th July, 2021

Institute of Management Studies, Ghaziabad

(University Courses Campus)


Peer Enrichment


Use of Human Libraries in writing Fiction and Non-Fiction"

Event Name: Peer Enrichment

Date & Day: 27th July 2021

Speaker: Prof. Sandhya Sharma

Designation/Organization: Assistant Professor, IMS Ghaziabad , University Courses Campus

Topic: “ Use of Human Libraries in writing Fiction and Non-Fiction"

Event Timing: 2.00 PM onwards

Number of participants: 03

Venue: Expression Studio


Summary of the Event:

Department of Journalism & Mass Communication organized a Peer Enrichment on  Use of Human Libraries in writing Fiction and Non-Fiction" Assistant Professor Sandhya Sharma conducted the session and explained all the details about human libraries, in this library people are the ‘living books’ that engage visitors with stories and conversations. She told that there are books, e-books then there are audio books. One has ever heard of books one can interact with? Human Library is a library of people, it replaces books with human beings. The concept might be new here but the first human library started in Copenhagen, Denmark in 2000. She also told the peers about how the concept is new and useful for writing Fiction and Non-Fiction stories as it is a place where real people are on loan to readers. A place where difficult questions are expected, appreciated and answered,” the dialogues leave a strong impression of changing the stereotypes on writer. Human Libraries are a great source of social content ,realistic and futuristic content one received after reading human book in the human library. She has explained the importance of creativity, selective targeting, how to increase frequency, how to make an ad more memorable and cost effective etc in writing fiction and non-fiction stories. The session was hugely interactive as the faculty members posed a lot of questions.

The session Peer Enrichment on" Use of Human Libraries in writing Fiction and Non-Fiction attended by :


Prof. Girish Kumar Singh

Prof. Sandhya Sharma

Prof. Anurag Singh


Learning Outcome:

Professor Sandhya Sharma explained the key-points regarding Human Libraries.

At the end of the session, he shared her human book reading experience with the faculty members. All in all, it was a great learning experience for all.  


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