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Gramenarude Sarvakalasalakal

Raman Nair, R. (1987)
The paper opines that village libraries have very important role to play in agricultural development, health and hygene education, population control as well as in regard to villagers formal and no formal education, information, development, culture and leisure. There is no other substitute to the village library which can undertake the vast and varied functions related to creating and sustaining literacy, supporting formal education, providing facilities for continuing education and the lik...

ഗവേഷണ ഫലങ്ങളുടെ ജനകീയവല്‍ക്കരണമാതൃക (A model of democratization of results of research)

Laila, T Abraham (2013)
Research done at Mahatma Gandhi University has contributed immensely to the political social and economic development of middle Kerala. Among Indian universities it is the first university to boldly provide open access officially to the results of its research in 2008. The book Doctoral Research 1983 -2008 by R. Raman Nair and G Sreekumar documents the research work done at the university during the period and provides a bibliographical analysis of the university's contribution. The present ...

Atthani Illathavanum Arivu Pakaran

Raman Nair, R. (1986)
The paper on providing educational facilities to the under privileged; points out that the formal education systems and information support facilities are accessible only to a minority of our population coming to less than ten percent. Education can be extended to the people beyond this privileged minority only by establishing a good public library network. Making all views, opinions, news and information accessible to the common people to make them participate in government will also be poss...

Sarkkarinte Kadma (Lakshyam Tedunna Granthasalakal -2)

Raman Nair, R. (1988)
This is the second of a series of articles on Public Libraries in search of set objectives. This article stresses the responsibility of Government to enact a public library system and legislation to ensure to the people the arability and accessibility of the information in an equal and unbiased way which has to play very important role in the political, social, educational and economic progress of a country. The paper points out that unless public libraries especially village libraries can sa...

Kerala Granthasala Sangham Lakshyam Nediyo? (Keralathile Granthasala Prasthanam - 2)

Raman Nair, R. (1987)
The second part of the series examines in general the functioning of thousands of village libraries that exited of Kerala and the aims and objectives of the organization named Kerala Granthasala Sangham (KGS) which coordinated the library movement in Kerala. The working of the largest public libraries in Kerala controlling the major document resources of the State including Trivandrum Public Library, Quilon Public Library etc which could not form part of the system coordinated by KGS are exam...

Venam Oru Kerala Granthasala Niyamam (Lakshyam Tedunna Granthasalakal -2)

Raman Nair, R. (1988)
This second of a series of articles on Public Libraries in search of set objectives draws attention of the government to the urgent need for enacting a Library Legislation in Kerala. Kerala has more number of libraries than that of any other State of India. But among them those who can fulfill the objective of a community Information Centre is less than a dozen. The village libraries have got degraded into places where reading facility is provided for local newspapers, popular magazines as we...

Indian National Library

Raman Nair, R. (1986)
The paper evaluates the functioning of Indian National Library (INL) and suggests that it should divide its responsibilities with other major libraries specializing in different subjects. State Central Libraries should be developed as the regional centers of INL and they should specialize in the publications of the languages of the State which they should watch and collect for national library system. The duplication of work between these institutions should be avoided. The totality of the fu...

Bharatha Desiya Granthalyam : Oru Avalokanam

Raman Nair, R. (1989)
(National Library of India: An Evaluation) The study opines that a National Library should be responsible for acquiring and conserving copies of all documents that originated in the country as well as all documents about the country produced elsewhere. It should act as reliable and authentic bibliographical information centre on the above mandatory areas. National library's collection and services should also be organized in such a way that the people throughout the length and breadth of ...

Library Catalogue: Tatvavum Prayogavum (Library Catalogue: Theory and Practice)

Raman Nair, R. (1983)
An introduction to the theory and practice of cataloguing in Malayalam meant for the librarians and mangers of village libraries and community information centres. The paper covers objectives of the library catalogue, its physical forms, types of catalogues, kinds of catalogue entries, etc. A comparison of alphabetic catalogue and classified catalogue is provided. Cataloguing according to S.R. Ranganathan’s Classified Catalogue Code (CCC) is discussed in detail with examples. Preparing main ...

വായനയിലൂടെ വളരാന്‍ പഠിപ്പിച്ച പി എന്‍. പണിക്കര്‍ (Life of P N. Panikkar who Demonstrated the Influence of Libraries in Social, Economic and Political for Development)

Raman Nair, R. (2016)
The speed at which Kerala has achieved progress in regard to literacy and library facilities is one that cannot be dreamed by any State in India. The library movement, which was initiated in Kerala at the grassroots level later, got well organized and recognized by government is one of the unique examples of people's movement in world history. The villages in Kerala are best example of how literacy and economic and social development can be influenced and nourished by libraries. The article g...