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Library as a Source of Information and Knowledge


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“A truly great library contains something in it to oftend everyone.” -Jo Godwin

Library is a source of knowledge. It plays a vital role in building intellectual and analytical thought in the individuals. It is a continuous process of knowledge acquisition and dissemination. Education and library are two indivisible concepts both being fundamentally and synchronically related to and co-existent with each other. Library as specialized system came into existence because of Dr. S.R. Ranganathan contribution to this system. His efforts in creating systematic procedures and principles laid a strong foundation of the growth and development of Library. In the current scenario, dynamism is the order of the day. In this aspect, library play vital role in accumulating, recording and retrieving information and knowledge for the scholars, planners and decision makers to give a broader perspective on various events that are happening in the society at large. Research is crucial in the growth of various fields which could be possible only with the help of library. Today, in the information society, library plays a significant role and adopt itself to new technology in providing the information to the communities. They create awareness and enhance knowledge by providing information and assist diversified communities to a great extent. This book would definitely bring in the light the role of library, librarian and their contribution to the society.

Contents :

1. Theme
“Dr. S.R. Ranganathan`s Contribution to Library Science”
Chair Person: Dr. P.G. Karmarkar
1. Dr. S.R. Ranganathan : Genius Par Excellence
Ms. Veena Thakare
2. Dr. S.R. Ranganathan`s Contribution to LIS Profession
Mr. Barasagade Tulanand
3. Evolution of Library Organism as a Source of Information and Knowledge
Ms. Keertee Parchure
4. Dr. Ranganathan`s Five Laws and New Era of Information Technology
Mrs. Bhagyashree V. Tamhane
5. Relevance of Dr. S.R. Ranganathan`s Five Laws of Library Science in the Digital Environment
Mrs. Amala Patwardhan
6. Dr. S.R. Ranganathan`s Contribution to Library Science
Mr. Hasitkumar Nagaria
7. Dr. S.R. Ranganathan`s Contribution to Library Science
Mrs. Nindini Kadam


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Dr. (Mrs.) Padmaja Arvind


Himalaya pub