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Library Movement and Library Development in Karnataka

P S G Kumar (Author) Library in India Series

Karnataka is one of the fast growing and most prosperous states of India. It has a rich culture and library tradition. This book gives an account of historical background of the State; the Library movement; Library legislation and Public Library System; description of important public, research and academic libraries; library education and research; library literature; etc. This book also gives a list of some of the important library professionals; library associations; Adult Education Council; endowments; institutions; lectures series; important conferences of national and international level, etc. Thus it records the history, development and growth of public libraries; library profession; library education and research and many more facets.

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About the author

P S G Kumar

Dr P S G Kumar is a prolific writer in the field of library and information science. He wrote about 70 books and 142 papers which include Indian Library Chronology (2 editions); Indian Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science (23 volumes); Kumar’s Curriculum Series (16 volumes); and Library in India Series (10 volumes); etc. He has a distinguished first class career from BSc (Ag) to MLibSc. He earned doctorate from Gulbarga University. He was associated and also headed several national and international bodies like Indian Library Association (ILA); Indian Association of Teachers of Library and Information Science (IATLIS) for 12 years; Joint Council of Library Association in India (JOCLAI); Library Association of SAARC countries (LASAARC) (one term of two Years); Good Offices Committee (GOC); Vidarbha Academic Library Association (VALA)n for 4 years; and Council Member of IASLIC for two terms; etc. Friends, students and admirers instituted Dr P S G Kumar Oration on Library and Information Science (with RTM Nagpur University); Dr P S G Kumar Life-Time Achievement Award (with ILA); and Dr P S G Kumar Library Foundation at Nagpur which is sponsoring Mahiti Yug (Information Age), a quarterly journal in Marathi; and Information Age in English.

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Bibliographic information

Title Library Movement and Library Development in Karnataka
Author P S G Kumar
Format Hardcover
Date published: 26.09.2008
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 8176465933
length viii+536p., Tables; Figures; Index; 23cm.