JLIS abstracts


PARTHASARATHY (S). Ranganathan and Documentation in India . 17,1;1992;33-38

Mentions that Dr S R Ranganathan was a builder of institutions. Discusses the concept of documentation as described by him. Describes his role in the formulation of standards for documentation. Gives background leading to the establishment of Indian National Scientific Documentation Centre (INSDOC) and Documentation Research and Training Centre (DRTC), with particular reference to the effort made by Ranganathan in this regard. Concludes that the impact of Ranganathan on the development of documentation activities in India has been considerable.