Putting Knowledge to Work

An American View of Ranganathan's Five Laws of Library Science

By Pauline Atherton Cochrane

Professor Pauline Atherton interprets in this book, Ranganathan's Five Laws of Library Science in a comprehensive and a scientific way. She also deals with such important topics as library education, library use, system evaluation and improvements in the principles and practices of cataloguing and classification based on assistance from computers and empirical research. The book also discusses the application of the Five Laws in library and information work and reviews critically, the prevailing cataloguing practices. It also provides information on the emergence of the Five Laws.


158 pages

Publication Date: 4/8/2006
Format: Cloth
ISBN: 9788170004752