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Library Movement and Library Development in Orissa

P S G Kumar (Author) Illustrated Agam Series
This book Library Movement and Library Development in Orissa is the eleventh volume in the Library in India Series. 

Starting with an over-view, gives historical geogrpahy of Orissa, the people, Oriya Language and Literature. 

Detailed study of library tradition of the State is given under separate chapters like-early Medieval Muslim and British period.

Under the Chapter- 'Modern period' detailed account of HKM state library, District Municipal City State Information Centers, Aided Libraries, Math/Temple libraries, Society libraries legislation-History, Orissa Public Libraries Act-2001, critique on the Act were given.

Comprehensive accounts of academic Libraries in Orissa; University College libraries-including Medical, Engineering, Polytechnie; Law; School; and special libraries in the state was provided.

Professional associations like Utkal library assn; Orissa Association of Academic and Public libraries; Orissa library society, Library congress of Orissa were described. A list of Library personnel is also given.

Details about Manuscript collections of Orissa; Early Printing and Publication; Oriya Reference source; Museums in Orissa; and a chronology of Events are appended.
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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 Orissa
Author P S G Kumar
Format Hardcover
Date published: 27.01.2011
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 8176467650, 9788176467650
length xi+563p., Illustrations; 23cm.