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Librarian

Francis Jawahar Devadason, Indian librarian. Certified librarian information scientist. Member Indo-United States sub-commission Science and Technology; Member Institute Information Technology (vice president 1987), Madras Library Association, Working Group on Information Science, Society Conceptual and Content Analysis by Computer, Department German, Russian and East Asian Languages Bowling Green State University.

Background

Devadason, Francis Jawahar was born on November 5, 1947 in Tirunelvely, Tamil Nadu, India. Son of Y. Gnanathangam and Ruthmoni Devadason.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Physics, University Madras, India, 1966. Bachelor of Library Science, University Madras, 1968. AD, DRTC, Inter-Services Intelligence, Bangalore, India, 1970.

Doctor of Philosophy, Karnatak University, Dwarwad, India, 1984.

Career

Librarian Aditanar College, Tiruchendur, India, 1968-1969, 70-74, IIT Computer Center, Madras, 1974-1976. Assistant librarian Indian Institute Management, Bangalore, 1976-1977. Faculty lecturer Documentation Research and Training Center, 1977-1987.

Assistant director Center Leather Research Institute, Madras, since 1987.

Achievements

  • Certified librarian information scientist.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Member edition review board Pergamon Press, New York City, since 1981. Edition assistant IFCA Directory, 1986. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member Indo-United States sub-commission Science and Technology. Member Institute Information Technology (vice president 1987), Madras Library Association, Working Group on Information Science, Society Conceptual and Content Analysis by Computer, Department German, Russian and East Asian Languages Bowling Green State University.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Photography.

Connections

Married Irene Renuka, December 27, 1978. Children: Frederick Ajit, Catherine Anisha, Caroline Anitha.

father:
Y. Gnanathangam

mother:
Ruthmoni Devadason

spouse:
Irene Renuka

child:
Frederick Ajit Devadason

child:
Catherine Anisha Devadason

child:
Caroline Anitha Devadason