Showing posts with label S.R.Ranganathan. Show all posts
Showing posts with label S.R.Ranganathan. Show all posts

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Ranganathan's Family Life

Ranganathan's Family Life 


Ranganathan married when he was fifteen years old in 1907. Rukmini was his wife's name. She was very devoted to Ranganathan and an able house keeper. But she died in an accident on 13 November 1928 at the Parthasarathy Koil Tank, Triplicane, Madras where she had gone for a bath. The couple had no children. Ranganathan married again in 1929 to Sarada in December 1929; she was also devoted to Ranganathan and helped him to work ceaselessly for the cause of the library profession. She even persuaded him to donate large sums of money for the Chair of Library Science in Madras University and to the Endowment. She died at the age of 78 years on 30 July 1985 in Bangalore.

Ranganathan Birth and some Other Details

Ranganathan Birth and some Other Details


Ranganathan was born in Shiyali in Tanjavoor District of Tamil Nadu (then part of Madras Presidency) in his maternal grandfather's house in North Rampart Street, (Vadakku Madavilaga Theruvu) around 9.30 A.M. on 9th August 1892.

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Laws of Library Science were enunciated by Dr. S.R.Ranganathan

Laws of Library Science: 

Laws of Library Science were enunciated by Dr. S.R.Ranganathan in the year 1928.


The Five Laws of Library Science are: 
• Books are for use
• Every reader his/her book
• Every book its reader
• Save the time of Hie reader
• Library is a growing organism