BornShiyali Ramamrita Ranganathan
9 August 1892
Shiyali, British India (present-day Tamil Nadu, India)
Died27 September 1972 (aged 80)
Bangalore, India
OccupationAuthor, academic, mathematician, librarianNationalityIndianGenreLibrary Science,Documentation, Information ScienceNotable worksProlegomena to Library Classification
The Five Laws of Library Science
Colon Classification
Ranganathan: the Man and the Mathematician
Classified Catalogue Code: With Additional Rules for Dictionary Catalogue Code
Library Administration
Indian Library Manifesto
Library Manual for Library Authorities, Librarians, and Library Workers
Classification and Communication
Headings and Canons; Comparative Study of Five Catalogue Codes
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