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C. R. Karrisidappa: University Grants Commission constituted a Curriculum Development Committee (CDC) under the chairmanship of Prof. C. R. Karrisidappa in 2001. The committee discussed all the aspects of the curriculum and fully proposed modular syllabi for Indian universities. This report was published in 2001 under the title “UGC model curriculum Library and information Science.” 2013-D-P-II-Q-33

Calvin Northrup Mooers: Calvin Northrup Mooers (1919 – December 1, 1994), was an American computer scientist known for his work in information retrieval and for the programming language Text Reckoning And Compiling (TRAC). He coined the term "information retrieval" using it first in a conference paper presented in March 1950. According to him, "an information retrieval system will tend not to be used whenever it is more painful and troublesome for a customer to have information than for him not to have it". 2008-D-P-II-Q-16, 2013-D-P-II-Q-4, 2013-D-P-III-Q-12

Carol Collier Kuhlthau: Carol Collier Kuhlthau (December 2, 1937 - ) is a retired American educator, researcher, and international speaker on learning in school libraries, information literacy, and information seeking behavior. The information search process (ISP) was first suggested by Carol Kuhlthau in 1991. ISP is a six-stage process of information seeking behavior in library and information science consisting of Initiation, Selection, Exploration, Formulation, Collection and Search closure.
Popular Works of Carol Collier Kuhlthau includes - Guided Inquiry Design: A Framework for Inquiry in Your School (2012) with Leslie Maniotes and Ann Caspari; Guided Inquiry: Learning in the 21st Century (2007) with Leslie Maniotes and Ann Caspari; Seeking Meaning: A Process Approach to Library and Information Services (2004). 2012-J-P-III-Q-1, 2015-D-P-III-Q-49

Charles Ammi Cutter: Charles Ammi Cutter (March 14, 1837 – September 6, 1903) was an American librarian. The Cutter Expansive Classification system (1893) is a library classification system devised by Charles Ammi Cutter. The Rules for a Dictionary Catalogue first appeared in print in 1876 which was authored by Charles Ammi Cutter. We are indebted to Cutter for the concepts of direct entry, the use of natural language, and the syndetic structure (cross-references) meant to compensate for the "scattering" of related topics in the dictionary catalogue.
Popular Books of Charles Ammi Cutter includes - Rules for a Dictionary Catalogue (1876). 2005-J-P-II-Q-29, 2006-D-P-II-Q-35, 2007-J-P-II-Q-38, 2007-D-P-II-Q-12, 2008-J-P-II-Q-34, 2008-J-P-II-Q-40, 2008-D-P-II-Q-12, 2008-D-P-II-Q-34, 2010-J-P-II-Q-41, 2010-D-P-II-Q-35, 2011-J-P-II-Q-42, 2012-J-P-III-Q-71, 2013-J-P-III-Q-54, 2015-D-P-II-Q-35

Charles Babbage: Charles Babbage (26 December 1791 – 18 October 1871) was an English polymath. A mathematician, philosopher, inventor and mechanical engineer, Babbage is best remembered for originating the concept of a programmable computer and considered by some to be a "father of the computer". 2009-D-P-II-Q-32

Charles Bishop: Charles Bishop designed CODEN as a memory aid for the publications in his reference collection. According to ASTM standard E250 – is a six character, alphanumeric bibliographic code, that provides concise, unique and unambiguous identification of the titles of periodicals and non-serial publications from all subject areas.

Charles Coffin Jewett: Charles Coffin Jewett published the next major contribution towards the cataloguing after Panizzi in the form of "On the Construction of Catalogues of Libraries, and their Publication by Means of Separate Stereotyped Titles: With Rules and Examples", 1853.

Charles Egerton Osgood: Charles Egerton Osgood (November 20, 1916 – September 15, 1991) was a distinguished American psychologist who developed a technique for measuring the connotative meaning of concepts, known as the semantic differential. Semantic differential is a type of a rating scale designed to measure the connotative meaning of objects, events, and concepts. The connotations are used to derive the attitude towards the given object, event or concept. Charles Egerton Osgood and Wilbur Schramm proposed Circular Model of Communication (1954) in an attempt to rectify the earlier linear models of communication. Circular Model of Communication consisting of Encoder, Decoder and Interpreter.
            Charles E. Osgood together with his colleagues investigated how humans think and communicate and discovered that all words used in natural language are decomposed by the human cognitive process into mostly three dimensions that he called Evaluation, Potency, and Activity (EPA). 2012-J-P-III-Q-63, 2012-D-P-III-Q-74, 2013-D-P-II-Q-15, 2014-J-P-III-Q-51

Charles William "Charlie" Bachman III: Charles William "Charlie" Bachman III (December 11, 1924) is an American computer scientist, who spent his entire career as an industrial researcher, developer, and manager rather than in academia. The concept of a seven-layer Open Systems Interconnection model (OSI model) was provided by the work of Charles Bachman at Honeywell Information Services. 2014-J-P-III-Q-26

Chintaman Dwarakanath Deshmukh: Sir Chintaman Dwarakanath Deshmukh (14 January 1896 – 2 October 1982) was an Indian civil servant and the first Indian to be appointed as the Governor of the Reserve Bank of India in 1943 by the British Raj authorities. He was the chairman of the Library Committee (1957). He remarked that the students from the body of the university, the administration is the head, the teachers are the soul and the library is the heart. 2013-S-P-III-Q-40

Chris Argyris: Chris Argyris (July 16, 1923 – November 16, 2013) was an American business theorist, Professor Emeritus at Harvard Business School, and a Thought Leader at Monitor Group. Chris Argyris in his book Personality and Organisation (1957), developed the Theory of Immaturity-Maturity of motivation. 2007-D-P-II-Q-40, 2014-J-P-III-Q-48

Christopher Donald Needham: Popular Books of Christopher Donald Needham includes - Organizing Knowledge In Libraries: An Introduction To Information Retrieval, 1971; Organizing Knowledge in Libraries (Grafton Books), 1971. 2008-D-P-II-Q-41

Claude Elwood Shannon: Claude Elwood Shannon (April 30, 1916 – February 24, 2001) was an American mathematician, electrical engineer, and cryptographer known as "the father of information theory". In 1948 Claude Elwood Shannon published A Mathematical Theory of Communication article in two parts in the July and October numbers of the Bell System Technical Journal. The book co-authored with Warren Weaver by Claude Elwood Shannon, The Mathematical Theory of Communication, reprints Shannon's 1948 article and Weaver's popularization of it, which is accessible to the non-specialist. Social Scientists use the term Shannon–Weaver model of communication to refer to an integrated model of the concepts of information source, message, transmitter, signal, channel, noise, receiver, information destination, probability of error, encoding, decoding, information rate, channel capacity, etc. 2004-D-P-II-Q-41, 2005-J-P-II-Q-2, 2006-J-P-II-Q-18, 2007-J-P-II-Q-12, 2010-D-P-II-Q-1, 2012-D-P-III-Q-73, 2012-D-P-III-Q-74, 2013-S-P-III-Q-51, 2013-D-P-II-Q-15

Conrad Gessner: Conrad Gessner also known as Konrad Gesner, Conrad Geßner, Conrad von Gesner, Conradus Gesnerus, Conrad Gesner (26 March 1516 – 13 December 1565) was a Swiss naturalist and bibliographer. The Swiss scholar Conrad Gesner started to compile this extensive work on Bibliotheca universalis at the age of 25 that listed about ten thousand titles. Bibliotheca universalis was the first modern bibliography of importance; through it, Gesner became known as the "father of bibliography."

Cyril Cleverdon: Cyril Cleverdon (9 September 1914 – 4 December 1997) was a British librarian and computer scientist who is best known for his work on the evaluation of information retrieval systems. The Cranfield experiments were computer information retrieval experiments conducted by Cyril W. Cleverdon at Cranfield University in the 1960s, to evaluate the efficiency of indexing systems. 2013-J-P-III-Q-15

Cyril O'Donnell: Cyril O'Donnell (December 1900 – February 16, 1976) was a prolific professor and teacher of management at the University of California at Los Angeles. He authored Principles of Management (1955) with Harold Koontz; the book has sold around two million copies and has been translated into 15 languages.

Badan BarmanBadan Barman at present working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Library and Information Science, Gauhati University, Guwahati-781014, Assam, India. He is the creator of the LIS Links ( - India’s most popular social networking website for Library and Information Science professionals. He also created the UGC NET Guide ( and LIS Study ( website.

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