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R. L. Mittal: R. L. Mittal in the article "Split-mind and reference service" (1959) proposes the "Seven Lamps of Conduct". The seven lamps of conducts are - Impersonal Book Selection, Service before Self, Split Mind, Sympathetic, Tact, Industry, and Scholarship. 2015-J-P-II-Q-2

Ralph A. Ulveling: Ralph A. Ulveling devised Detroit Self-Charging System in 1929 at the Detroit Public Library. This system pre-supposes active cooperation of the borrowers with the library staff.

Ram Charan Mehrotra: In 1985 University Grants Commission appointed a Committee to Examine the Present Structure of Emoluments and Conditions of Service of University and College Teachers under the chairmanship of Professor Ram Charan Mehrotra. The committee consider the revision of pay scales, career development and service conditions of teachers and was asked to look into the case of librarians also. The Committee had submitted its report to the University Grants Commission in May 1986. 2006-J-P-II-Q-36, 2007-D-P-II-Q-42

Reijo Savolainen: Reijo Savolainen wrote "Everyday Life Information Seeking: Approaching Information Seeking in the Context of “Way of Life”" (1995). 2015-J-P-II-Q-30

Rensis Likert: Rensis Likert  (5 August 1903 – 3 September 1981) was an American administrator and organizational psychologist. He is best known for survey research methods and for the Likert Scale, a psychometric scale commonly involved in research using questionnaires. When responding to a Likert questionnaire item, respondents specify their level of agreement or disagreement on a symmetric agree-disagree scale for a series of statements. Thus, the range captures the intensity of their feelings for a given item. Rensis Likert in 1967 outlined four systems of management-Exploitative Authoritative, Benevolent Authoritative, Consultative and Participative. 2012-J-P-III-Q-63, 2014-J-P-III-Q-48, 2014-J-P-III-Q-49

Richard Matthew Stallman: Richard Matthew Stallman (March 16, 1953 - ) is a software freedom activist and computer programmer. Stallman launched the GNU Project (1983), founded the Free Software Foundation (1985), developed the GNU Compiler Collection and GNU Emacs, and wrote the GNU General Public License.

Robert N. Broadus: According to the book selection theory of Broadus one should be aware of the impact of publicity that may stimulate demand and consider the duration as well as the intensity of the demand.
Popular Books of Robert N. Broadus includes - Selecting Materials for Libraries (1981). 2013-S-P-III-Q-54

Robert R. Blake: Robert R. Blake (January 21, 1918 – June 20, 2004) was an American management theoretician. The Managerial Grid Model (1964) is a style leadership model developed by Robert R. Blake and Jane Mouton. 2007-J-P-II-Q-41

Robert Strange McNamara: Robert Strange McNamara (June 9, 1916 – July 6, 2009) was an American business executive and the eighth Secretary of Defense. Charles J. Hitch as DOD's Comptroller, directed by Secretary Robert McNamara to produce a long-term, program-oriented Defense budget that became DOD's Planning, Programming and Budgeting System (PPBS) in 1962. 2013-S-P-II-Q-30

Ronald L. Ernst: 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

Rubert Fugmann: Rubert Fugmann developed the Five Axioms Theory of Indexing and Information Supply based on five axioms (doctorines) such as definability, order, sufficient degree of order, predictability and fidelity in 1986. 2015-J-P-III-Q-7

Russell Lincoln Ackoff: Russell Lincoln Ackoff (12 February 1919 – 29 October 2009) was an American organizational theorist, consultant, and Anheuser-Busch Professor Emeritus of Management Science at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. Russell Lincoln Ackoff in the article "Towards a Behavioral Theory of Communication" (1958) focuses on the purpose of communication is, to inform, instruct or motivate the receiver. 2014-J-P-II-Q-5, 2014-J-P-III-Q-51

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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