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Library Movement and Library Development in Kerala and Lakshadweep

P S G Kumar (Author) Library in India Series
Synopsis Library movement in Kerala has certain distinctive features when compered to other states. The percentage of literary in this state is the highest in the country. Hence libraries are fully utilize by the public. Libraries are well organized under the umbrella of Kerala Granthasala sanghom. This book gives the historical background; Library Movement and development; Library legislation; public libraries- state, aided, municipal and those of historical importance. it also presents academic and special libraries; Library associations; library educational library literature in Malayalam; library professionals; etc. At the end a chronology of important events in the history of library movement in kerala is given. Thus the present work is the first comprehensive study on this subject.
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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 Kerala and Lakshadweep
Author P S G Kumar
Format Hardcover
Date published: 28.09.2008
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 8176465569
length x+401p., Illustrations; Tables; Figures; Index; 23cm.