Sunday, September 22, 2013


Aligarh Muslim University: First B.Lib. Science Course was introduced.
Calcutta University: First five years integrated course in LIS was introduced.
Calcutta University: The First and Oldest University Library was established in British India.
Calcutta University: The first university in India where library committee is formed.
Connemera Public Library: First Public Library in India.
DELNET: The first Library Network to provide e-mail service in the country.
Delhi University: First University to introduce, MLibSc., MPhil and PhD in LIS in India.
Delhi University: Firstly establish a full-fledged Department of Library Science.
DRTC: The first centre to use computer in the library and information activities in India.
ERNET: Firstly provide E-mail service in India.
LIS Links: First social network for Indian Library and Information Science professionals.
Madras: Enacted first Public Library Act in India.
Madras University: First P G Diploma in Library science was introduced.
Sravasti: The first library noticed in India.

British Museum: Firstly introduced printed catalog.
DDC 17: “Auxiliary table for area” was first introduced in DDC.
International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA): Introduced the concept of Universal Bibliographic Control (UBC).
Great Britain: First library act was enacted.
Singapore: Integrated Services Digital Network (ISDN) was first started.
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO): Developed the concept of Common Communication Format (CCF).

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