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M. M. Kessler: The concept of Bibliographic Coupling was introduced by M. M. Kessler of MIT in a paper published in 1963. 2009-J-P-II-Q-17, 2016-J-P-II-Q-3

Mark Elliot Zuckerberg: Mark Elliot Zuckerberg (May 14, 1984) is an American programmer, Internet entrepreneur, and philanthropist who with his college roommates and fellow launched Facebook from Harvard's dormitory rooms in 2004.

Marshall C. Yovits: The "Decision-Making Aids Information Science as an Aid to Decision-Making" (1972) essay by Ronald L. Ernst and Marshall C. Yovits  casts decision-making as an information flow and processing problem, showing through variations of their basic model of a generalized information system that decision-making is the dominant function of information systems. 2014-J-P-III-Q-51

Mary Parker Follett: Mary Parker Follett (September 3, 1868 – December 18, 1933) was an American social worker, management consultant, philosopher, and pioneer in the fields of organizational theory and organizational behavior. Follett is known to be "Mother of Modern Management". 2013-S-P-II-Q-33

Maurice Bernard Line: Maurice Bearnard Line (21 June 1928 – 21 September 2010) was a leading figure in library and information science within the UK. "Lines of Thought: Selected Papers of Maurice B. Line" (1988) is a book authored jointly by Maurice Bernard Line and L. J. Anthony. The concept of The Universal Availability of Publications (UAP) is propounded by Maurice Bearnard Line in 1977.
Popular Works of Maurice B. Line includes - Library Surveys (1967); Universal Availability of Publications (1983); Line on Interlending (1988). 2008-J-P-II-Q-38, 2012-J-P-III-Q-30

Melville Louis Kossuth (Melvil) Dewey: Melville Louis Kossuth (Melvil) Dewey (December 10, 1851 – December 26, 1931) was an American librarian and educator. "A Classification and Subject Index for Cataloguing and Arranging the Books and Pamphlets of a Library" presently known as Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC), or Dewey Decimal System, first published in the United States by Melvil Dewey in 1876. In 1883 Dewey became librarian of Columbia College, and in the year 1884 founded there the School of Library Economy, Columbia College the first institution for the instruction of librarians ever organized. He also for the first time introduced the concept of Relative Index as a part of the DDC system in 1876. Melvil Dewey well deserves the title of "Father of Modern Librarianship." Melvil Dewey's book selection principle states: "The best reading for the largest number at the least cost", In the article "The origins of the A.L.A. motto" Public Libraries, 11(2), p. 55, 1906. 
            Popular Quotes of Melville Louis Kossuth (Melvil) Dewey includes - “The Choice of books is an unending work"., In the article "Book Selections", 1877. 2005-J-P-II-Q-29, 2006-J-P-II-Q-16, 2006-J-P-II-Q-31, 2006-J-P-II-Q-39, 2008-J-P-II-Q-40, 2008-D-P-II-Q-42, 2010-D-P-II-Q-35, 2011-J-P-II-Q-6, 2011-J-P-II-Q-44

Melvin J Voigt: Melvin J Voigt in in the Book "Scientists' Approaches to Information" (1961) identified three different "approaches to information" - The current approach, or "keeping up with the literature;" the everyday approach, or the search for specific facts in the course of the researcher's daily work; and the exhaustive approach, in which all pertinent information on a topic is desired. 2012-D-P-III-Q-39, 2013-S-P-II-Q-26

Michael Gorman: Michael Gorman (6 March 1941 - ) is a British-born librarian, library scholar and editor/writer on library issues noted for his traditional views. Gorman has expanded and added a more contemporary focus to Ranganathan’s Five Laws of Library Science in 1995, into - Libraries serve humanity, Respect all forms by which knowledge is communicated, Use technology intelligently to enhance service, Protect free access to knowledge and Honor the past and create the future.
            Michael Gorman in the book Our Enduring Values (2000) identified eight central values of librarianship and they are – Stewardship, Service, Intellectual Freedom, Privacy, Rationalism, Commitment to literacy and learning, Equity of access and Democracy.
Popular Books of Michael Gorman includes - Our Singular Strengths: Meditations for Librarians (1997); Our Enduring Values (2000); The Enduring Library (2003). 2011-D-P-II-Q-20, 2013-D-P-III-Q-65, 2016-J-P-II-Q-1

Minnie Earl Sears:  Minnie Earl Sears (17 November 1873 – 28 November 1933) formulated the "List of subject headings for small libraries, compiled from lists used in nine representative small libraries" (1923), a simplification of the Library of Congress Subject Headings. After her death in 1933 at age 60, the book was eventually renamed in her honor to "The Sears List of Subject Headings". The List is currently in its 21st edition. 2007-D-P-II-Q-45, 2014-D-P-III-Q-56

Morgan R. Walker: The Critical Path Method (CPM) is a project modeling technique developed in the late 1950s by Morgan R. Walker of DuPont and James E. Kelley, Jr. of Remington Rand.

Mortimer Taube: Mortimer Taube in 1953 introduced the concept of Uniterm indexing, a post-coordinae indexing system. He was important to the Library Science field because he invented Coordinate Indexing, which uses “Uniterms” in the context of cataloging. Uniterm indexing system is a post coordinate indexing system based on term entry principle.
Popular Books of Mortimer Taube includes - Computers and Common Sense: The Myth of Thinking Machines (1961); Studies in Coordinate Indexing (1953); Information Storage and Retrieval: Theory, Systems, and Devices (1958) co-authored by H. A. Wooster. 2004-D-P-II-Q-44, 2009-D-P-II-Q-42, 2010-D-P-II-Q-14, 2012-D-P-II-Q-39, 2014-D-P-II-Q-42

Badan BarmanDr. Badan 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 Open Access Journals Search Engine (OAJSE) (, UGC NET Guide (, Assam Archive ( and LIS Study ( website.

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