Father of Library Science Dr. S. R. Ranganathan


Dr. S. R. Ranganathan is admired to be the father of Library  Science movement in India. His five   laws of library science are ever green. 

  1. Books are for use
  2. Every book it's reader
  3. Every reader his book
  4. Save the time of the reader
  5. A library is a growing organism

Shiyali Ramamrita Ranganathan was born on August 9, 1892 at Shiyali, Madras, India and died on September 27, 1972. He was considered to be the father of library science in India and his work has had a profound influence worldwide. Ranganathan is considered by some as the greatest librarian of the twentieth century and to have contributed to the many connections between libraries throughout the world.