Back to Basics

Today, we go back to basics. This is the full text of the Five laws of library science, as proposed by S. R. Ranganathan in 1931. (hosted by HathiTrust Digital Library)

Five laws of Library Science

In summary, the 5 laws are:

  1. Books are for use.
  2. Every reader his / her book.
  3. Every book its reader.
  4. Save the time of the reader.
  5. The library is a growing organism.

 

 

 

 

 

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