Kavitha R and Aravind S (2020), The Applicability of Library Five Laws Over Library Automation Principles: A Study. Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)
Dr. S.R.Ranganathan’s Five Laws of Library Science are applicable to all fields of library activities. Now we have entered the digital era. Information Technology is the only solution to manage all types of information which are growing rapidly. Information professionals, as well as users, are handling information technology through library automation. Despite multidimensional development in a different area of library work and service and their enrichment with the application of modern technology Five Laws of Library Science are equally applicable to library automation. The researcher has personally visited four arts and science colleges in Dindigul district, Tamilnadu, India. The College wise distribution of selected 627sample respondents is furnished. Dr. S.R.Ranganathan’s “Five Laws of Library Science” was written seventy four years back and in spite of having so many changes in Library world; these Five Laws still fits in today’s context.