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Biographical Dictionary of Indian Library and Information Science Professionals
Biographical Dictionary of Indian Library and Information Science Professionals

Biographical Dictionary of Indian Library and Information Science Professionals

Edited by A.A.N. Raju, Edited by L.S. Ramaiah

LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES

575 Pages, 5.75 x 8.75

Formats: Cloth

Cloth, $117.00 (US $117.00) (CA $158.00)

Publication Date: June 2019

ISBN 9789387698062

Rights: US & CA

Ess Ess Publications (Jun 2019)

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Overview

Biography is one of the important genres of any subject field.  There are biographical dictionaries of eminent personalities at the national level for politicians, scientists, writers, and more, but so far there is no comprehensive Biographical Dictionary in the field of Library and Information Science (LIS) in India. Many stalwarts in the LIS Profession appeared on the Indian horizon and rendered yeomen service for progress and prosperity of their profession. Because of this, the editors felt there was a sincere need and professional duty to published the Biographical Dictionary of Indian LIS Professionals. The entries are arranged  alphabetically by surname / personal name. Under each entry,  the information about individual biographies is presented in the following sequence: 1. Name, 2. Date and Place of Birth, 3. Childhood, 4. Education, 5. Occupation, 6. Marriage and family, 7. Awards, Prizes and Honours, 8. Membership of Professional Bodies, 9. Visits abroad, 10. Publications, 11. Professional Contribution, 12. Hobbies and Interests, 13. Retirement, and 14. Present address.

Author Biography

Prof. A. A. N. Raju is formerly Head, Department of Library and Information Science and Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences, Osmania University, Hyderabad. Prof. L. S. Ramaiah holds a M.A. from Banara Hindu University; Diploma in Archives Keeping, New Delhi and BLISc from Osmania University, Hyderabad.