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Library Movement and Library Development in West Bengal & Sikkim (In 2 Parts)

P S G Kumar (Author) Library in India Series

his is the twelth volume in the 'series' covering the State of West Bengal and Sikkim. Efforts have been made to cover all the facets of the subject starting from history, geography, language adn literature to history of libraries; pringing and publishing, development of modern libraries, etc.

A detailed account of public libraries from earliest to modern; the National Library, its history and development; the present scenario of public libraries is given.

Full account of academic libraries (University and college libraries); Research libraries; National Contact Libraries; Society Libraries; Museum Libraries, etc in also provided.

The work also covers LIS education; Library associations and conferences; Library personnel; and related subjects like RRRF, IND, CALIBNET, Reference sources, etc.

May be for the first time a comprehensive work of this nature on an important state like West Bengalelled and presented.

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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 West Bengal & Sikkim (In 2 Parts)
Author P S G Kumar
Format Hardcover
Date published: 10.09.2011
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 8176467979, 9788176467971
length xxv+1043p., Illustrations; Tables; Index; 23cm.