Public libraries in Malabar : genesis and development

Azhikodan, Sudha Public libraries in Malabar : genesis and development., 2009 [Preprint]

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This paper aims to study the genesis and development of public libraries in Malabar. The library movement in Malabar is part of national movement. It is people's movement. Ultimately the library movement led to the phase of organised movement which was started in the first half of the twentieth century. The organised movement of public libraries in Kerala particularly in Malabar has been arranged in a chronological order so that the evolution can be properly understood in a historical perspective. Now the public libraries in Kerala is under the Kerala State Library Council which is the controlling authority formed as per the Kerala Public Libraries (Kerala Granthasala Sanghom) Act, 1989. The activities and functions of the State Library Council and the present situation of libraries in Malabar in general terms have also been discussed in this paper.

Item type: Preprint
Keywords: public libraries, Malabar
Subjects: A. Theoretical and general aspects of libraries and information. > AZ. None of these, but in this section.
Depositing user: Sudha Azhikodan
Date deposited: 13 May 2009
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:14
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10760/13014

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