Five laws of library science
The Five Laws of Library Science was a book written by Shiyali Ramamrita Ranganathan, first published by the Bombay Asia Publishing House in 1963. In it he described the operations of a library system.
The five laws he described are:
- Books are for use.
- Every reader his book.
- Every book his reader.
- Save the time of the reader.
- The library is a growing organism.
- The Five Laws of Library Science. Scans of the work available on DLIST at the University of Arizona Campus Repository.