10 People Who Are Known As Fathers In Library Science? His contribution in the field of Library and Information Science is to be appreciated as much as it is work. Be it Ranganathan's Five Laws of Library Science, Colon Classification, or Melville Dewey, Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC). Let's Discuss 10 topics & their father's name.

Fathers in the Field of Library Science

01. Father of Library Science in India

Ans: S.R. Ranganathan

Born: 12 August 1892 – 27 September 1972

S.R. Ranganathan's contributions to the field were his five laws of library science and colon classification.

02. Father of Library Movement in India

Ans: Siyaji Rao Gayakvad-III

Sayajirao Gaekwad III was the Maharaja of Baroda State from 1875 to 1939.

03. Father of Dictionary Catalogue

Ans: C.A. Cutter

C. A. Cutter is remembered for the Cutter Expansive Classification Scheme.

04. Father of Modern Librarianship

Ans: Melvil Dewey

He was an inventor of the Dewey Decimal system of library classification

05. Father of Bibliography

Ans: Conrad Gesner

Gessner has been described as the father of modern scientific botany and zoology.

06. Father of Indian National Bibliography

Ans: B. S. Kesavan

B. S. Kesavan was the first librarian of the National Library of India after India's independence.

07. Father of Scientific Management

Ans: F.W. Taylor

08.  Father of Management Theory

Ans: Peter F. Drucker

09. Father of Management (Classical )

Ans: Henri Fayol.

10. Mother of Modern Management

Ans: Lillian Gilbreth. 

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