Friday, September 27, 2013

Tributes to the 'Father of Library Science' S R Ranganathan




Punyathithi of S.R.Ranganathan, Father of Library Science is observed today. Born in Tanjore, Tamilnadu he has contributed to the field of library, five laws of library science – a theory detailing the principles of operating a library system. He also developed the colon classification in library system.  His birthday is observed every year as the 'National Library Day' in India. His major achievement was the establishment of Documentation Research and Training Centre as a Department and Research Centre in the Indian Statistical Institute in Bangalore. 

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