Thursday, August 12, 2010

Librarians’ Day observed at Gauhati University

Librarians’ Day was observed with a day-long programme by the Department of Library and Information Science, Gauhati University in collaboration with the students’ forum of the Department to commemorate the 119th birth anniversary of Dr. SR Ranganathan, the architect of modern librarianship in India.
Speaking on the occasion, Prof N Lahkar explained the significance of the Librarians’ Day to the gathering and dwelled on the role of librarians in the day-to-day life.

Initiating a discussion on the topic “What do we expect from a modern library?”, Prof. HL Duarah said that for proper development of library services there must be full cooperation from the Government.

He regretted on the lack of proper leadership and management in libraries of Assam.

Prof Duarah further urged the politicians to think for the development of libraries to ensure overall development of the society.

Full report here Assam Tribune

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