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National Library Week 2023

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About Karnataka State Library Association (KALA)

KALA is a registered Association contributing to the professional development of the Library professionals. Formerly the name of KALA was 'Mysore State Library Association' founded by the initiative of late Dr. S. R. Ranganathan, Father of Library Science in India. Dr. H. Narasimhaiah, Dr. A.C. Devegowda, Sri J. B. Mallaradhya and other stalwarts were the past presidents.

Aims and Objectives of KALA are:

01. Professional growth

To promote and inculcate professional consciousness among LIS personnel and others through multifarious activities.

02. Best learning practice

To advance knowledge, to have integrated approach with academia, R&D, and other organizations for promotion and development of LIS activities, policies and programmes

03. Encourage and Promote

To initiate, sponsor, undertake, encourage and promote scholarly study, research and consultancy work in the field of LIS.

04. Education programmes

To organize lectures, seminars, workshops and other continuing education programmes to further the above objectives.

05. Publish Books

To publish books, monographs, occasional papers, newsletters, etc., on topics of interest to professionals and others.

06. Law

To take all lawful action including legal action in order to protect professional interest.

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