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Library Movement and Library Development in Bihar and Jharkhand

P S G Kumar (Author) Library in India Series

This book is fifteenth and final volume in the “Library in India Series”, covering Bihar and Jharkhand.

Section-I covers Bihar and Section II deals with Jharkhand. Under each section and over-view of the history, geography, economy, etc. was provided.

History of Libraries was given under ancient, medieval modern periods. Library development after independence was discoused in detail. Apart from public libraries, academic libraries-school, college and university; special libraries-scientific, industrial, other business libraries were elaborated.

Other important subjects like library legislation, professional education, library personnel, reference sources on the region, a chronology of important events in the annals of library developments, etc. were also presented.

Thus, this work provides a comprehensive account of library situation in the states for the first time.

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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 Bihar and Jharkhand
Author P S G Kumar
Format Hardcover
Date published: 10.09.2011
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 8176467944, 9788176467940
length xiv+438p., Index; 23cm.