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Pages, 112,  ISBN:  978-81-95928--1-9 .  2011. HB:  Rs. 200. Euro. 10

Sri. K. M. Govi  was born  in 1930 at Tellycherry.  Took B A Degree from Brennen College (1950) worked in Government Secretariat, Madras, took Post Graduate Diploma in Library Science from University of Madras (1952), established the Calicut District Library and branch libraries in different regions of Malabar as the first phase of establishing Malabar Public Library Network, based on these experiences wrote 'Library Science' the first book on that subject in Malayalam language. From 1956 to 1987 worked in Indian National Bibliography at Central Reference Library in National Library, Calcutta.  Envisaged and implemented the Malayala Granthasooji consisting of information on books published in Malayalam from the year 1772 to 2000 in seven volumes running into more than 10000 pages.  Based on his years of research wrote the book
Adi Mudranam Bharaththilum Malaylathilum. His publications include Catalogue Nirmanam, Nammude Reference Sahityam. Pusthakavum Vayanayum, Nirupana Suji, Muthuswami Deekshithar, Syama Sasthri, Indian Literature in English : A Bibliography, Public Library etc. South Indian Studies Award was  presented to Sri. K. M Govi by M Mukundan on 10.12.2009. 

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