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Lawrence "Larry" Page: Lawrence "Larry" Page (March 26, 1973 - ) is an American computer scientist and Internet entrepreneur and is the CEO of Google's parent company, Alphabet Inc.. Google was founded by Lawrence "Larry" Page and Sergey Mikhaylovich Brin in 1998.

Lawrence Mark "Larry" Sanger: Lawrence Mark "Larry" Sanger (July 16, 1968 - ) is an American Internet project developer, and the founder of Citizendium. Jimmy Donal "Jimbo" Wales and Lawrence Mark "Larry" Sanger launched Wikipedia on January 15, 2001. 2014-D-P-III-Q-15

Lester Lawrence "Larry" Lessig III: Lester Lawrence "Larry" Lessig III, Harold "Hal" Abelson, and Eric Eldred with the support of Center for the Public Domain founded the Creative Commons (CC) organization in 2001. Creative Commons (CC) is an American non-profit organization devoted to expanding the range of creative works available for others to build upon legally and to share.

Lionel Roy McColvin: Lionel Roy McColvin advanced his Demand and Supply Theory of Book Selection in 1925. According to the McColvin information should be as accurate as possible and item should be complete and balanced regarding subject and intended scope. He states, "Books in themselves are nothing. They have no more meaning than the white paper upon which they are printed, until they are made serviceable by demand. The more closely book selection is related to demand, the greater is the resultant and possible service".
Popular Books of Lionel Roy McColvin includes - The Theory of Book Selection for Public Libraries (1925). 2013-S-P-III-Q-54

Lord Curzon: Lord Curzon, Governor General of India in the early years of the twentieth century, is usually credited with the idea of opening a library in Kolkata for public use. He merged the collection of Calcutta Public Library with that of the Imperial Library and the new library called as Imperial Library, was formally opened to the public on 30 January 1903 at Metcalf Hall, Kolkata. 2013-D-P-III-Q-62, 2015-J-P-III-Q-8

Lotfi Aliasker Zadeh: Lotfi Aliasker Zadeh (February 4, 1921-) is a mathematician, computer scientist, electrical engineer, artificial intelligence researcher and professor emeritus of computer science at the University of California, Berkeley. He is best known for proposing the fuzzy mathematics consisting of those fuzzy related concepts: fuzzy sets, fuzzy logic, fuzzy algorithms, fuzzy semantics, fuzzy languages, fuzzy control, fuzzy systems, fuzzy probabilities, fuzzy events, and fuzzy information. Fuzzy logic is a form of many-valued logic in which the truth values of variables may be any real number between 0 and 1, considered to be "fuzzy".

Louis Dembitz Brandeis: Louis Dembitz Brandeis (November 13, 1856 – October 5, 1941) was an American lawyer and associate justice on the Supreme Court of the United States from 1916 to 1939. Louis Brandeis popularized the term "scientific management" in 1910.
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Louis Leon Thurstone: Louis Leon Thurstone (29 May 1887 – 30 September 1955) was a U.S. pioneer in the fields of psychometrics and psychophysics. Thurstone scale was developed by Louis Leon Thurstone in 1928, as a means of measuring attitudes towards religion. It is made up of statements about a particular issue, and each statement has a numerical value indicating how favorable or unfavorable it is judged to be. 2012-J-P-III-Q-63

Louis Shores: Louis Shores (September 14, 1904 – June 19, 1981) was a noted librarian who worked for the promotion of the library as the center of all learning, in both public and academic institutions.
Popular Books of Louis Shores includes - A profession of faith (1953). 2011-D-P-II-Q-20

Luther Halsey Gulick: Luther Halsey Gulick (1892–1993) was an American political scientist, Eaton Professor of Municipal Science and Administration at Columbia University, and Director of its Institute of Public Administration, known as an expert on public administration. POSDCORB (Planning, Organizing, Staffing, Directing, Co-Ordinating, Reporting and Budgeting) is an acronym widely used in the field of Management and Public Administration that reflects the classic view of administrative management. Largely drawn from the work of French industrialist Henri Fayol, it first appeared in a 1937 staff paper by Luther Halsey Gulick and Lyndall Fownes Urwick written for the Brownlow Committee. 2007-J-P-II-Q-2, 2009-J-P-II-Q-43, 2011-J-P-II-Q-8, 2013-S-P-II-Q-30

Luther Harris Evans: Luther Harris Evans (13 October 1902 – 23 December 1981) was an American political scientist who served as the tenth Librarian of the United States Congress. Evans's colleague, Assistant Librarian Verner W. Clapp, asserted that Evans invented the phrase "bibliographical control," and his open management style was a positive contribution. 2014-J-P-III-Q-9

Lyndall Fownes Urwick: Lyndall Fownes Urwick (3 March 1891 – 5 December 1983) was a British management consultant and business thinker. POSDCORB (Planning, Organizing, Staffing, Directing, Co-Ordinating, Reporting and Budgeting) is an acronym widely used in the field of Management and Public Administration that reflects the classic view of administrative management. Largely drawn from the work of French industrialist Henri Fayol, it first appeared in a 1937 staff paper by Luther Halsey Gulick and Lyndall Fownes Urwick written for the Brownlow Committee. 2011-J-P-II-Q-8, 2013-D-P-II-Q-35

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 (http://www.lislinks.com) - India’s most popular social networking website for Library and Information Science professionals. He also created the UGC NET Guide (http://www.netugc.com) and LIS Study (http://www.lisstudy.com) website.

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