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Library Movement and Library Development in North-West India (Volume 1: Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir)

P S G Kumar (Author) Library in India Series
This is the ninth work in the ‘Library in India Series’ Covering the North-West region of India. There are four states comprehended in this study, namely, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, and Pubjab. This- Study is presented in two volumes. Volume 1 covers the first 3 states listed above. Volume 2 covers Pubjab.

Under each Section a brief history of the State, and Principal language (s) spoken are given as prelude. The Part on Public Libraries gives a brief history of Libraries in the state, Library development, library Legislation and library system in the state. The Part on Academic Libraries covers University Libraries, college Libraries, school libraries, etc. There are Parts that are devoted to Special Libraries, Library education, Library associations; Library Personnel, Library literature, etc.

All Sections carry Chronology important events in the History and development libraries; reference material, professional journals; etc.

Thus each section is all pervasive and fairly exhaustive in coverage.
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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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Title Library Movement and Library Development in North-West India (Volume 1: Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir)
Author P S G Kumar
Format Hardcover
Date published: 24.01.2011
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 8176467561, 9788176467568
length xiv+407p.+x; Illustrations; Tables; Index; 23cm.