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List of Nickname of People Related to Library and Information Science

Name of the Person
Abraham Harold Maslow
Father of the “Hierarchy of Needs”
Father of Encyclopedia
Bellary Shamanna Kesavan
Father of Indian National Bibliography
Bill Smith
Father of Six Sigma
Charles Babbage
Father of the Computer
Claude Elwood Shannon
Father of Information Theory
Conrad Gessner
Father of Bibliography
Derek John de Solla Price
Father of Scientometrics
Frederick Irving Herzberg
Father of Corporate Strategy
Frederick Winslow Taylor
Father of Scientific Management
George Elton Mayo
Father of Human Relations School
George Kelly
Father of Cognitive Clinical Psychology
Harry Igor Ansoff
Father of Strategic Management
Henri Fayol
Father of Classical School of Management /
Father of Administration
Kurt Zadek Lewin
Founder of Social Psychology
Mary Parker Follett
Mother of Modern Management
Melville Louis Kossuth (Melvil) Dewey
Father of Modern Librarianship /
Father of Library Movement in USA
Mortimer Taube
Father of Coordinate Indexing
Paul Marie Ghislain Otlet
Father of Information Science
Peter Ferdinand Drucker
Father of Modern Management
Samuel Swett Green
Father of Reference Work
Shiyali Ramamrita Ranganathan
Father of Library Science, Documentation, and Information Science in India
Walter Andrew Shewhart
Father of Statistical Quality Control
William Charles Berwick Sayers
Grammarian of Library Classification
William Edwards Deming
Father of Modern Quality Control

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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