Development of Library and Information Science in India and the World (Year Wise )

Development of Library and Information Science in India and the World (Year Wise). These are very useful for all competive Examination.
  • 440: Bibliothec Nationale, Paris (National Library, France).
  • 1774: Rampur Raza Library, Uttar Pradesh.
  • 1800: Library of Congress, USA.
  • 1808: Funds for the encouragement of literature.
  • 1810: American Patent Law.
  • 1835: National Library of India.
  • 1841: Henri Fayol was born.
  • 1850: First library act was enacted in Great Britain.
  • 1852: British Patent Law.
  • 1852: Roget’s Thesaurus.
  • 1856: Frederick Winslow Taylor was born.
  • 1856: Intellectual Property Right Act (India).
  • 1861: Henry Laurence Gantt was born.
  • 1862: State Lenin Library, Moscow.
  • 1864: Max Weber was born.
  • 1867: The Press and Registration of books Act Enacted.
  • 1867: The Press and Registration of books Act was enacted (India).
  • 1876: American Library Association (ALA) was established.
  • 1876: Cutter’s Rules for a Printed Dictionary Catalogue.
  • 1876: Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) by Melvil Dewey.
  • 1876: First Journal of Librarianship was published.
  • 1877: Library Association (LA), UK was formed.
  • 1879: Expansive Classification by C. A. Cutter.
  • 1985: CDS/ISIS software.
  • 1886: Berne convention was adopted.
  • 1890: Connemara Public Library.
  • 1891: Khuda Baksha Oriental Public Library.
  • 1891: Lyndall Urwick was born.
  • 1895: Browne charging system started.
  • 1898: Library of Congress Subject Headings.
  • 1902: Library of Congress Classification.
  • 1905: The first edition of Universal Decimal Classification (UDC) was published.
  • 1906: Douglas McGregor was born.
  • 1906: Subject Classification by J. D. Brown.
  • 1908: Abraham Maslow was born.
  • 1908: Catalog Rules: Author and Title Entries. (Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules (AACR) first published)
  • 1909: Peter Drucker was born.
  • 1909: Special Library Association (SLA).
  • 1910: A. W. Borden start a refresher course for librarians in India.
  • 1911: Kaisers systematic Indexing.
  • 1911: The Design Act.
  • 1912: National Library, Germany.
  • 1914: Andhra Pradesh Library Association.
  • 1914: The Andhra Desa Library Association was founded.
  • 1917: Bhandarkar Oriental Research Institute, Pune.
  • 1917: David McClelland was born.
  • 1918: Sarasvati Mahal Library.
  • 1921: Maharashtra Library Association.
  • 1923: Frederick Herzberg was born.
  • 1923: Sears List of Subject Headings (SLSH).
  • 1925: Bengal Library Association.
  • 1926: Association of Special Libraries and Information Bureau (ASLIB).
  • 1928: Madras Library Association.
  • 1929: International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA).
  • 1929: Karnataka Library Association.
  • 1929: Punjab Library Association.
  • 1931: ‘Five Laws of Library Science’ was first published.
  • 1931: International Institute of Documentation was established.
  • 1931: Melville Dewey Passed away.
  • 1931: Samastha Kerala Pustakalaya Samiti.
  • 1932: Electrically operated book charging system firstly introduced.
  • 1933: Colon Classification (CC) was first published.
  • 1933: India Library Association (ILA).
  • 1934: Headquarter of International Federation of Documentation (FID) was shifted from Brussels to The Hague.
  • 1935: Bibliographic Classification by H. E. Bliss.
  • 1936: Bihar Library Association.
  • 1937: International Institute of Documentation changed to International Federation of Documentation.
  • 1938: Assam Library Association.
  • 1939: Henry Mintzberg was born.
  • 1944: Utkal Library Association.
  • 1945: Kerala Library Association.
  • 1945: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
  • 1947: Indian National Bibliography first appeared.
  • 1947: National Medical Library, New Delhi.
  • 1948: Bradford formulated the law of scatter.
  • 1948: National Diet Library, Japan.
  • 1948: Tamil Nadu (formerly Madras) Public Libraries Act.
  • 1949: The UNESCO Public Library Manifesto first issued.
  • 1950: Relational Indexing.
  • 1951: Delhi Public Library.
  • 1951: Hyderabad Library Association.
  • 1951: National Library of India.
  • 1951: The Wheat loan Educational Exchange Programme.
  • 1951: Uttar Pradesh Library Association.
  • 1952: Universal Copyright Conventions.
  • 1953: Delhi Library Association.
  • 1953: Gujarat Library Association.
  • 1953: UNITERM Indexing
  • 1954: Peter F. Drucker defined Management by Objectives (MBO).
  • 1954: The Delivery of Books (Public Libraries) Act was passed.
  • 1955: Hyderabad public libraries Act.
  • 1955: Indian Association of Special Libraries and Information Centre (IASLIC) was founded.
  • 1956: Delivery of Books (Public Libraries Act) 1954 was amended.
  • 1957: Indian Library Association (ILA) became the member of International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA).
  • 1957: Indian National Bibliography (INB) first appeared.
  • 1957: Madhya Bharat Library Association.
  • 1957: System analysis has been used first by H. Khan and Mann of RAND Corporation.
  • 1958: First Ph.D in the Library and Information Science in India.
  • 1958: Program Evaluation and Review Technique (PERT) was developed.
  • 1960: Andhra Pradesh Public Libraries Act.
  • 1961: Gomantak Library Association.
  • 1961: International Classification by F. Rider.
  • 1961: International Conference on Cataloging Principles, Paris.
  • 1962: Documentation Research and Training Centre (DRTC), Bangalore.
  • 1962: Dr. S. R. Ranganathan was appointed as a National research professor of Library science.
  • 1962: Rajasthan Library Association.
  • 1963: Coats Subject Indexing.
  • 1964: POPSI.
  • 1965: Karnataka Public Library Act.
  • 1966: Jammu & Kashmir Library Association.
  • 1966: Machine Readable Cataloguing (MARC).
  • 1967: Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules - I (AACR-I).
  • 1967: Machine Readable Cataloguing (MARC) project completed.
  • 1967: Maharashtra Public Libraries Act.
  • 1967: Online Computer Library Centre (OCLC).
  • 1967: Tripura Library Association.
  • 1967: World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) was established by the WIPO Convention.
  • 1969: The term "Bibliometrics" was coined by Alan Pritchard.
  • 1970: The American Society for Information Science (ASIS) organized its annual meeting around the theme “the information conscious society”.
  • 1970: Zero Base Budgeting system was first prepared.
  • 1971: Berne Convention and Universal Copyright Convention was revised in Paris.
  • 1971: International Standard Bibliographic Description (ISBD).
  • 1971: UNISIST Programme.
  • 1972: Common Communication Format (CCF).
  • 1972: International Book Year celebrated by UNESCO.
  • 1972: International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) took up the “Universal Availability of Publication” program.
  • 1972: Raja Rammohan Roy Library Foundation (RRRLF) was established.
  • 1972: The UNESCO Public Library Manifesto which was issued in 1949 got revived.
  • 1973: Social Science Citation Index.
  • 1974: International Standard Bibliographic Description (ISBD).
  • 1974: PRECIS.
  • 1974: Research Library Group (RLG)-RLIN
  • 1974: Science Citation Index.
  • 1974: Universal Bibliographic Control (UBC).
  • 1976: Universal Availability of Publications (UAP).
  • 1977: NICNET
  • 1977: Universal Machine Readable Catalogue (UNIMARC) was developed by IFLA.
  • 1978: Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules - II (AACR-II).
  • 1978: Arts & Humanities Citation Index.
  • 1979: West Bengal Public Libraries Act.
  • 1982: FID.
  • 1982: Open System Interconnection (OSI) Model.
  • 1985: CD-ROM was prepared and made.
  • 1985: CDS/ISIS.
  • 1985: Committee On Library and Information Science (CONPOLIS India) was set up.
  • 1986: CALIBNET
  • 1986: ERNET
  • 1986: Information Society program for Latin America and The Caribbean (INFOLAC).
  • 1986: National Information Policy.
  • 1987: Manipur Library Association.
  • 1987: Mizoram Library Association.
  • 1988: Anglo American Cataloging Rules, 2nd edition revised (AACR2 R)
  • 1988: INFLIBNET.
  • 1988: Manipur Public Libraries Act.
  • 1989: Haryana Public Libraries Act.
  • 1989: Kerala Public Libraries Act.
  • 1990: Integrated Services Digital Network (ISDN) was first started in Singapore.
  • 1990-93: Curriculam development committee on LIS instituted
  • 1992: DELNET
  • 1993: ADINET
  • 1993: Goa Public Libraries Act.
  • 1993: MALIBNET
  • 1993: Mizoram Public Libraries Act
  • 1993: Project MUSE, an online database of more than 200 journals from nonprofit publishers was launched.
  • 1993: UGC Curriculum Development Committee.
  • 1994: Meghalaya Library Association.
  • 1994: MYLIBNET.
  • 1994: Orbicom, the international network of UNESCO chairs in communications.
  • 1994: The UNESCO Public Library Manifesto was last revised.
  • 1995: Journal Storage (J-Store) was launched.
  • 1995: Origin of Dublin Core Metadata.
  • 1996: Nagaland Library Association.
  • 1997: Consortium of University Research Libraries (CURL).
  • 1997: GreenStone.
  • 1997: Joint Academic Network (JANET)
  • 1998: China Academic Library & Information System.
  • 1999: Global Network for Education in Journalism.
  • 2000: EPrints Software.
  • 2000: Information Technology Act.
  • 2000: KOHA Software.
  • 2000: SOUL Software.
  • 2001: J-Gate, an electronic gateway to global e-journal literature.
  • 2002: Chartered institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP) was formed.
  • 2002: DSpace Software.
  • 2002: FID was dissolved.
  • 2002: Gujarat Public Libraries Act.
  • 2002: Orissa Public Library Act.
  • 2002: UGC- INFONET.
  • 2003: HELINET.
  • 2005: Uttaranchal Public Libraries Act.
  • 2006: Rajasthan Public Libraries Act.
  • 2006: Uttar Pradesh Library Act.
  • 2007: ISBN changed from 10 digits to 13 digit.
  • 2007: National Knowledge Commission on Libraries.
  • 2007: NEWGENLIB.
  • 2010: ASLIB was acquired by MCB group, the holding company for emerald group publishing.
  • 2011: DDC 23rd edition was published.
  • 2011: International Standard Book Number (ISBN) allocation office in India shifted from Kolkatta to Delhi.
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