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Library movement and library development in Gujarat: Dadra and Nagar Haveli; and Daman and Diu

By: Kumar, P. S. G.
Series: Library in India series, no. 6. Publisher: Delhi B.R. Publishing Corporation 2009ISBN: 9788176466738.Subject(s): Libraries - India - Gujarat - History | Libraries - India - Dadra aand nagar Haveli - History | Libraries - India - Daman and Diu - HistoryDDC classification: 027.05475 Summary: Starting with an overview of the state elaborates Gujarati language, literature and early printing activity in Gujarat. Beginning with early libraries gives a detailed account of library movement in various princely states with emphasis on the state of Baroda. Describes the library system in the parent day Gujarat with a brief description of library legislation in the State. Briefly describes the century old public libraries, as well as academic and special libraries. Lists of libraries under each category are appended. Also discusses the activities of information centres and networks based in Gujarat. Library education, library associations, library journals and biographical account of librarians were also given. Other special features of this work are list of reference sources on Gujarat, museums, manuscripts collections, etc. This book also covers library situation in Union Territories like Dadra and Nagar Haveli; and Daman and Diu. A chronology of events in the library history of the State is an important addition. (Source: Book Flap)
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Starting with an overview of the state elaborates Gujarati language, literature and early printing activity in Gujarat. Beginning with early libraries gives a detailed account of library movement in various princely states with emphasis on the state of Baroda. Describes the library system in the parent day Gujarat with a brief description of library legislation in the State. Briefly describes the century old public libraries, as well as academic and special libraries. Lists of libraries under each category are appended. Also discusses the activities of information centres and networks based in Gujarat. Library education, library associations, library journals and biographical account of librarians were also given. Other special features of this work are list of reference sources on Gujarat, museums, manuscripts collections, etc. This book also covers library situation in Union Territories like Dadra and Nagar Haveli; and Daman and Diu. A chronology of events in the library history of the State is an important addition. (Source: Book Flap)

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