Library and Information Science - Importance Notes for All Competitive Exams

• Online Computer Library Centre (OCLC) 1967
• Research Library Group (RLG)-RLIN 1974
• Joint Academic Network (JANET)
• Consortium of University Research Libraries (CURL) 1997
• China Academic Library & Information System 1998
• NICNET 1977
• CALIBNET 1986
• ERNET 1986
• INFLIBNET 1988
• DELNET 1992
• ADINET 1993
• MALIBNET 1993
• MYLIBNET 1994
• UGC INFONET 2002
• HELINET 2003
• Asia and Pacific Information Network (APIN)
• Information Society program for Latin America and The Caribbean (INFOLAC) 1986
• Global Network for Education in Journalism 1999
• Orbicom 1994
• UNESCO Network for Associated Library (UNAL)
• UNISIST Programme 1971
• CDS/ISIS 1985
• WINISIS Distributed
• SOUL 2000
• GREENSTONE 1997
• DSPACE 2002
• KOHA 2000
• NEWGENLIB 2007
• EPRINTS 2000
• Relational Indexing- J.E.L.Farradane 1950
• Coats Subject Indexing- E.J. Coats 1963
• PRECIS-Derek Austin 1974
• POPSI- G. Bhattacharya 1964
• Kaisers systematic Indexing 1911
• UNITERM- Martimer Taube 1953
• Science Citation Index 1974
• Social Science Citation Index 1973
• Arts & Humanities Citation Index 1978
• Roget’s Thesaurus 1852
• Andhra Pradesh Library Association, 1914
• Maharashtra Library Association, 1921
• Bengal Library Association, 1925
• Madras Library Association, 1928
• Karnataka Library Association, 1929
• Punjab Library Association, 1929
• Samastha Kerala Pustakalaya Samiti, 1931
• Bihar Library Association, 1936
• Assam Library Association, 1938
• Utkal Library Association, 1944
• Kerala Library Association, 1945
• Hyderabad Library Association, 1951
• U.P.Library Association, 1951
• Delhi Library Association, 1953
• Gujarat library Association, 1953
• Madhya Bharat Library Association, 1957
• Gomantak Library Association, 1961
• Rajasthan Library Association, 1962
• Jammu & Kashmir Library Association, 1966
• Tripura Library Association, 1967
• Manipur Library Association, 1987
• Mizoram Library Association, 1987
• Meghalaya Library Association, 1994
• Nagaland Library Association, 1996
• A&I - Abstracting and Indexing
• UNESCO 1945 
• India Library Association 1933
• IASLIC 1955
• RRRLF 1972
• DDC by Melvil Dewey 1876
• Expansive Classification by C.A. Cutter- 1879
• Library of Congress Classification 1902
• Subject Classification by J. D. Brown 1906
• Colon Classification 1933
• Bibliographic Classification by H. E. Bliss 1935
• International Classification by F. Rider 1961.
• CRG – Classification Research Group
• DRTC, Bangalore 1962
• Raja Ram Mohan Roy Library Foundation 1972
• Connemara Public Library 1890
• Khuda Baksha Oriental Public Library 1891
• Bhandarkar Oriental Research Institute, Pune 1917
• Rampur Raza Library, Uttar Pradesh 1774
• State Lenin Library, Moscow 1862
• National Library of India- 1835
• Bibliothec Nationale, Pris (National Library, France) 1440
• National Diet Library, Japan 1948
• National Library, Germany 1912
• Library of Congress, USA 1800
• Library Association (UK)-1877 now Known as Chartered institute of Library and
• Information Professionals (From 2002) 1877 (now name changed in 2002 as CILIP)
• American Library Association- 1876
• Association of Special Libraries and Information Beureaux –ASLIB 1926
• IFLA-1927 
 UBC-1974
 UAP-1976
• Special Library Association(SLA) 1909
• FID 1982
• Library of Congress Subject Headings 1898
• Sears List of Subject Headings (SLSH) 1923
• AACR first published 1908
• MARC 1966
• AACR-I 1967
• CCF 1972
• ISBD 1974
• UNIMARC 1977
• AACR-II 1978