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five laws of library science

S. R. Ranganathan

five laws of library science

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Published by Asia Publishing House in Bombay, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Library science,
  • Libraries

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby S.R. Ranganathan.
    SeriesRanganathan series in library science -- no. 12., Ranganathan series in library science -- 12.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination449 p.
    Number of Pages449
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17642408M


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Five laws in many forms Ranganathan presented his Five laws of library science for the first time in in a conference of teachers held in the Meenakshi College, Annamalainagar. The Laws appeared in the book form in Originally the laws appeared in the following form: Form I 1. Books are for Use 2.

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Fifth Law Books Stock Readers Staff Classification and cataloguing Modernisation Weeding Out of Books Conclusion • The five laws of library science are the mainsprings from which all library activities emerge.

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The book has been reprinted over twenty-five times to meet the demand from libraries, students of library and information science and information professionals.

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Bombay: Asia Publishing House, Ed. 2. The Five Laws of Library Science 1 Books are for use 2 Every reader his book 3 Every book its reader 4 Save the time of the reader 5 Library is a growing organization.