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This section is dedicated to the pioneers of Library Education in Pakistan. The founding faculty consisted of six faculty members which are as under:


Prof. Dr. Abdul Moid
Professor and Founder Chairperson
B.A., C.L.S., M.A.L.S. (Michigan), Ph D. (Illinois)

Father of Pakistan Librarianship
First Pakistani to receive the degree of Ph.D. in library science from University of Illinois
  Founder Secretary General of the Pakistan Library Association in 1957
  He was actively involved in establishing the Karachi Library Association in 1949



Mr. Habibuddin Ahmad Qazi
B.A., D.L.S., P.G.C. (London)

Librarian, Department of Education Quetta from 1943-1947
  Chief Librarian, Command and Staff College Quetta from 1948-1957
  Assistant Director; Liaquat National Library from 1957-1964
  Teaches the course 'Introduction to Librarianship' in early days



Mr. Mohammad Shafi
B.A., L.L.B., (Lucknow)

Joint Scientific Officer, India from 1934-1944
  Librarian, Constituent Assembly of Pakistan from 1947-1958
  Author of "Expansions of Dewey Decimal Classification Relating to Oriental, Islamic and Pakistani Topic"
  Teaches the course 'Classification' in early days



Mr. Noor Mohammad Khan
M.A. (Agra), D.L.S. (Banaras)

Librarian; Rajputana University, Jaipur from 1946-1947
  Teaches Library Science at Pakistan Military Academy and in Karachi Library Association in 1948
  Librarian, State Bank of Pakistan, Central Directorate, Karachi
  Teaches the course 'Cataloguing' in early days



Mr. Muhammad Nuras Safa
M.A., F.H.N. Archives and Record Administration (Wash.), A.A. Degree of Associate in Administration (Wash.)

Senior Lecturer at Dhaka University
  Director, Department of Archives and Library, Government of Pakistan
  Teaches the course 'Preservation and Use of Archives and Manuscripts' in early days



Miss. Dora Dean
B.S., B.L.S. (Columbia)

Work at various libraries around the world
  Director, USIC
  Teaches the course 'Preparation and Preservation of Library Resources and evaluation of Library Operation' in early days





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