Publications of Dr. Rais Samdani

RESEARCH & PUBLICATIONS

Authored 28 books in English and Urdu. Has published more  than 100 Research Papers/articles on different aspects of Library an information  Science, Islam and biographies. Has been the  sole editor of  some, or co-editor of other publications.

On-Line Publications:

1) Periodical Literature in Library and Information Science:an Index of 50 Years Works in Pakistan (1947-1997)/by Rais Ahmed Samdani and Khalid Mahmood           Pakistan Bibliographical Working Group. 1999

Web Site   http://www.angelfire.com/ma3/mahmoodkhalid

2)  On-Line Index of Pakistan Library Bulletin: Volume 1 – 33 (1968 – 2002) Web Site: http://www.geocities.com/plbindex

4) Muhammad Adil Usmani: an eminent Pakistani Librarian. Pakistan LibraryBulletin. XXIV(4), pp: 10-16, December 1993.

Also on internet with photograph of Mr. M. Adil Usmani Web side

“http://www.twsu.edu/-systems/adil.htm”

Published Works

Books: (In English)

1) The National Bibliography of Pakistan (Chief Editor) Volume III  (Pure Sciences Geography  and  History, (500 to 900)/ (Retrospective Pakistan National

Bibliography)    Islamabad:  Govt. of Pakistan,  Department of Libraries, Ministry of  Education, 1999, 580p:

2) Periodical Literature in Library and Information Science: an Index of 50Years Works in Pakistan (1947-1997)/by Rais Ahmed Samdani and KhalidMahmood.- Karachi:  Pakistan Bibliographical  Working Group, 1999,  182p:

Web Version available on   http://www.angelfire.com/ma3/mahmoodkhalid

3)         Index of Pakistan Library Bulletin: 1968 – 1994/ Karachi: LibraryPromotion  Bureau,1996, 115p:      (ISBN: 969-459-012-4)

4) Cumulative Index of Pakistan Library Review (PLR) Karachi: Pakistan Bibliographical Working Group, 1998, 40p:    (ISBN: 969-8170-03-0

5) Akhtar H. Siddiqui: A Bio-Bibliographical Study/Karachi: PakistanBibliographical  Working Group, 1995, 79p: (ISBN: 9969-8170-02-2)

6)        Dr. Moid and Pakistan Librarianship.(English and Urdu)/ Karachi LibraryPromotion Bureau, 1980. 151p.(Co editor)/

7 )  Bibliographical  Sources on Islam / Karachi : Pakistan  Bibliographical Working  Group, 1993. 44p.  ISBN: 969-8170-10-4

8)  Books on Pakistan in Haji Abdullah Haroon Govt College Library (Englishand Urdu) / Karachi: The College, 1993, 62p;

9)  Serials Management: A Study Guide for MLIS/ Islamabad: Allama IqbalOpen  University. 2002.

10) Muhammad  Adil  Usmani: A Bio-Bibliographical Study/ Karachi: PakistanBibliographical Working Group. 2003, 117p.

PAMPHLET (in English)

11)      School of Librarianship, P.B.W. G.: Prospectus/ Karachi: PakistanBibliographical  Working Group, 2009.

Books : (In Urdu)

12)Pakistan main scienci wa funi  adab; muntakhiba kitabiat , 1947-1974 (Urdu , tr ;  Scientific Literature of  Urdu Language published from Pakistan : select bibliography ) Karachi Library Promotion Bureau, 1975.157p.

13) Kutub Khanay Tarikh ki Roshni May. ( Urdu , tr. Libraries in the light ofHistory)  /Karachi Qamar Kitab Ghar , 1977. 111p.

14)      Adab Wa Kutub Khana. ( Urdu tr. Literature and Library ) / Karachi :Bazme -e- Akra 1980. 128p.(co-editor)

15) Ibtadai Library Science.Urdu, tr. Elementary Library Science) for XILibrary Science/ Karachi : Library Promotion Bureau ,  1980. 228p.

1st    Edition  in  February   1980 –  21st  Edition  in   2008

16)  Mubadiat -e- Library Science.( Urdu, tr. Basic library  Science) for XIILibrary Science  Karachi : Library Promotion Bureau, 1985. 200p.20th. ed. 2008.

17) Kitabiat Tib Wa Sehet ; ( Urdu , tr. Bibliography – Medicine and health )Karachi :   Pakistan Bibliographical  Working Group , 1992.70p.

18) Jadid Library wa Itatalati Science (Urdu) / Karachi : Library PromotionBureau,  1993, (co-author)

19)  Nazri Library Science (Urdu) for B.A.Library Science Part I/ Karachi:Library Promotion   Bureau, 1995, 200p: 5th ed. 2005

20) Taleemi Library Science (Urdu)  for B. A. Library Science Part II/Karachi;Library  Promotion Bureau, 1995, 200p:  4th ed. 2007

21) Dr. Ghaniul Akram Sabzwari: Personality and Services/ Karachi;Library  Promotion Bureau, , 2006, 96p.

22) Duaa ki  Ahmiyat wa Fazilath our 101 Qurani wa Masnoon Duaayain bamee

Tarjuma / Karachi: Samdani Academy, 2008.152p.

23) Yadoo ki Mala (Collection of Biographical Articles). Lahore: Al-Faisal, 2009.244p.

Proceedings/Reports:

26)  Proceeding Golden Jubilee wa Ijlas-e-Aam: Young Men Hussain PuriAssociation 22-23, March 1990/ Karachi: The Association, 1990, 128p:

27)Repport General Secretary/  Young Men Hussain Puri Association: July 1,1990 to  June 1991 Karachi The Association, 1991, 240p;

28) Report Karguzari / Young Men Hussain Puri Association/ 1990 -1991/Karachi;  The Association, 1991, 31p:

29) Proceeding Ijlas-e-Aam; Young men Hussain Puri Association: 26-27,December 1991  at Babewala, Faisalabad/ Karachi” The Association,1992, 96p:

Research papers/articles/editorials/reports/letters to editors/messages/part publications and un-published works

In English :

1)         Role of Friends of Libraries (Editorial). News and View, Newsletter SPIL,January – March  1987. P:3.

2)  Government Publication (Editorial). News and Views, Newsletter SPIL, No.2 :April – June 1987. P:3

3)  Harnessing the Flood of Periodical Literature. News and Views, Newsletter,SPIL,  No,3, June – September 1987, p: 3.

4) School Libraries.(Editorial) News and Views ,Newsletter SPIL  ,No4,   OctoberDecember1987, p3.

5) Dewey Decimal Classification: 20th   edition. (Editorial)  XX(4):December    1989.

6)  Library Legislation in Pakistan: Problems and Prospects. Pakistan LibraryBulletin. XXII (3): ppp:44-48, September 1991.

Also published in  PLA Newsletter, Punjab Branch Council. Lahore. 1(4): pp:1-2,  1991.

7)   School Libraries of Pakistan: Facilities, Services, Resources and Standards.In., A Treatise on Library and Information Science in Pakistan/edited bySajjadur Rehman.- Lahore: Punjab Library Science alumni association(PULSAA), 1990.pp: 45-47.

8)   Pakistan Library Association (Editorial). PLA News, Sindh Branch Council.PLA Sindh Branch  Council.  1 (1-2): September – December 1991. P:2.

9) Muhammad Adil Usmani: an eminent Pakistani Librarian. Pakistan LibraryBulletin. XXIV(4), pp: 10-16, December 1993.

Also on internet with photograph of Mr. M. Adil Usmani Web side

http://www.twsu.edu/-systems/adil.htm

10)  Muhammad Adil Usmani: an eminent University librarian. Souvenir, 1st Library Seminar on Academic Libraries at the Threshold of 21st Century,held on 27th-28th  January 1993. Organized by the Dr.Mahmud Hussain

Library, University  of Karachi. The  Library, 1993, pp:35.

11)       National Library of Pakistan: Prime Minister  Inaugurates. (Editorial). Pakistan Library Bulletin. XXIV (3) : September 1993.

12) Education Policy 1992 – 2002 and Libraries. Pakistan Library Bulletin. XXV (1- 2):  pp: 9 – 20, January – June 1994.

13) Importance of Technology in Pakistan” Potential and Prospects (Editorial).Pakistan Library Bulletin. XXVV(3-4): July – December 1994.

14)  Index of Pakistan Library Bulletin 1968 – 1994. Pakistan Library Bulletin.XXVI  (3-4):pp: 51-115, September – December 1995.

15)       Dewey Decimal  Classification, Edition 21: an appreciation. Pakistan LibraryBulletin.  XXVIII (1-2):pp:10-21, March – June 1997.

16)  Library Resources and Publishing: 50 Years Analysis. Pakistan LibraryBulletin. XXVIII(4): pp:29 – 39, December 1997

17)  21st Century and the Strategy for Professional Library Associations withparticular    reference to Pakistan. Pakistan Library Bulletin. XXVIII (4):pp: 50 -58, December 1997.

18) Professional Library Journals of Pakistan” 50 Years Historical  Analysis (1947 1997). Pakistan Library Bulletin. XXIX (1-2)” pp: 22-34, March June 1998

19)   Revival of  PLA (Sindh Branch),  Editorial, PLA Newsletter, PLA SindhBranch Council,    No. 1, January- February 1999. P.1.

20) Pakistan Librarianship at the Crossroad. (Editorial). PLA Newsletter, PLASindh   Branch Council, No.2, March – August 1999. P:122)       Hakim Muhammad Said: at a Glance.  Pakistan Library Bulletin. XXXI(1-2),March-June 2000.  p: 7-30.

22) Hakim Muhammad Said: at a Glance. “Rivayat” College Magazine GovtCollege for Men, Nazimabad 2000.

23) Pakistan Copyright Law. (co-author). Pakistan Library Bulletin. XXXII.(3),September – December 2001. pp: 3-10.

24) Prof. Dr. Syed Jalaluddin Haider’s Published Works (co-author) Pakistan Library &    Information Science Journal. 40(1): March 2009. 42 – 46.

25)  Role of Hakim Muhammad Said Shaheed in the Promotion of LibraryMovement and Development of Libraries in Pakistan (Ph. D.  thesis(Abstract) Pakistan Library &    Information Science Journal. 40(2):June 2009. 33-35.

26)  Sargodha University Librray: A Case Study. Pakistan Library &Information Science Journal. 41(3): September 2010.

In  Urdu :

1)  History of Islamic Libraries. Monthly Tarjuman, Karachi. 8(1): p p: 70-75,January 1978.

2)  Hazrath Ali Ibn Abe Talib. Monthly Tarjuman, Karachi. 8(2):pp:31-34, August 1978.

3)  Library Darul Uloom Amjadia, Karachi. Monthly Tarjuman,Karachi.11(7):pp:70- 75, May 1978.

4)      Na’at-e Rasool-e-Maqbool (PBUH). Monthly Tarjuman, Karachi. 9(1): P:70-75,  1978.

5)  Zaraee Tahreen(Writing Marterials) Pakistan Library Bulletin.X(1-2):pp:1-12,March-June1979.

6) Pakistan main Library Science ke Taleem our jadeed rujhanath (Library    Education In Pakistan and new trends).  Mujjallah “Nakhlistan-e-Kutub” Department           of         libraries, Ministry of Education, Govt of Pakistan. 1979. Pp: 40-44.

7)  Na’at Goee (Praise of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). Mujjallah“Akram”, Bazam-e-Akram, 1979. Pp:65-70.

8)  Zubair Sahab our libraries (Urdu). In, Islami kutubkaney , maualifa  Al-HajMuhammad  Zubair  ki  taqrib-e-runamai (Urdu tr.Book launching ceremony ofAlhaj Muhammad Zubair’s  book on Islamic Libraries/ edited by  Prof.Muhammad Ayub Qadri.- Karachi: H. M. Saeed  1980. pp:5-8.

8)  Gharub-s-Seher. In, Adab wa Kutubkhana/ed. By Nasim Fatima and RaisAhmed  Samdani.  Karachi: Bazam-e-Akram, 1980. Pp: 76-78.

9)  Pakistan Bibliographical Working Group and Dr. AbdulMoid. In, Dr. Abdul Moid and  and Pakistan Librarianship/by Nasim Fatima and Rais Ahmed Samdani,.Karachi: Library Promotion Bureau, 1981. Pp: 108-112.

10) Urdu main Sciencei wa Funi adab (Scientific Literature in Urdu). Magazine“Kainath”, Jashan Seemi 1955-1981, Govt urdu Science College. (AnnualMagazine) 1981, pp: 20-28.

11)  Shaikh Muhammad Ibrahim Azad: Na’atgo Sha’air. Monthly “Anwarus  Sufia”, Qasoor. August  1981, pp: 20-28.

12)  School of Librarianship, sponsored by Pakistan Bibliographical Working Group. Monthly  “Kitab”, Lahore, 15(19) . pp: 32-35, August 1981

13) Haji Abdullah Haroon Govt   CollegeLibrary.Monthly“Kitab,Lahore.15(17)

:pp:27- 30,May1981.

14)  Baldia Karachi ke Awami Kutub Khano ka sarsary jaiza. (Brief study of KMCPublic   Libraries of Karachi), Monthly “ Kitab”, Lahore, 16 (12): 27 -30,October 1982.

15) Karachi ke kutub khanoo ka sarsari jaiza (A brief study of Libraries of Karachi).  Daily “  Jang “, Karachi. 4th June 1982. P:9.

16)  Haji Sir Abdullah Haroon . Daily  Naw-e-Waqat “ , Karachi. 29th  April, 1982.viii.

17)  Pakistan main kutub khano ki taleem wa thereek ke bani Prof. Dr, AbdlMoid.( Prof. Dr.Abdul Moid as the founder of the library education and librarymovement).  Montly “ Kitab “ , Lahore. 17(3): pp: 18-20, January 1983.

18) Jild Sazi ( Book Binding). Monthly “ Kitab “ , Lahore:17(5)” pp:11-12, March

1983.

19)       Bainulaqwami Islamic Univerirty Library (International Islamic University

Library,  Islamabad).  Pakistan Library Bulletin. XVII (2): pp: 1-14, June 1985

20)  Special Study  of  Farhang-e-istlahat: ilm-e-kutub khana by Zainuddin Siddiqui.- revised by Ghaniul Akram Sabzwari. Monthly  ‘Kitab’  9 (5), March1985. p: 41-42

21)  Bainulaqwami Islamic Darjabandi (Universal Islamic Classification). By Dr.G. Sabzwari,  Urdu tr. by Rais Ahmed Samdani. Pakistan Library BulletinXVIII   (2-3)” pp: 11-34, September –  December 1986.

22) International Islamic University Library, Islamabad. In, University Librarianship in Pakistan/ed. By Prof. Akhtar Hanif and Nasim Fatima. Karachi: Library  Promotion Bureau, 1986. pp: 78-91.

23) Kitab Zest ka unwan Zubair Sahab. Pakistan Library Bulletin. XVIII(2-3) pp:14-  16, June –  September 1987.

24) Urdu Kitabith sazi main Muqtadra Qaumi Zaban ka kirdar(Role of NationalLanguage Authority in Urdu Bibliographies).Pakistan Library Bulletin.XX(2-3):pp:1- 38,June-September1989.

25)  College Libraries and their Problems. In,  Essential Role of library andInformation  Centres in  the provision and transmission of knowledge: a series of  Extension Lectures from 17th to 21st June 1989 at NIPA ,

Karachi/Compiled by  Sadiq Ali Khan.- Karachi: Pakistan Library Association,1989. pp: 96-100.

26)  Standard for Undergraduate Library Education in Pakistan. In,  Standardizationof Library Services  in Pakistan/ed. By Sadiq Ali Khan.- Karachi: PakistanLibrary  Association, 1989. Pp:139-163.

27)  Pakistan main School key Kutubkhaney ( School Libraries in Pakistan)./Pakistan  Library Bulletin. XXI (1): pp: 1-24, March 1990.

28) Qaumi Klitabiath Pakistan 1986 (The National Bibliography of Pakistan 1986).Pakistan Library  Bulletin. XXII (1-2): pp: 1-15, March -June 1991.

29)  Qaumi Kitabiath Pakistan 1987. (The National Bibliography of Pakistan 1987).Pakistan Library  Bulletin.  XXII (4): pp: 1-14, December 1991.

30) Aalmi Numbroo kay Nizamat ( International Standard Numbering System).Pakistan Library  Bulletin. XXIII (1): pp: 1-17, March 1991

31) Al-Haj Muhammad Zubair. Pakistan Library Bulletin. XXIII(4): pp: 1-5,December 1992.

33)  Qaumi Kitabiath Pakistan 1988 (The National Bibliography of Pakistan 1988).Pakistan  Library Association journal, Lahore. No.15, pp: 10-22, June -September  1993.

34) Library Legislation and School Libraries. In, Impact of Library Legislation onthe  Development of  Library Services in Pakistan: Proceeding of the PLA 14th Conference held at Sheikh Zayed Isl mic Centre, University of Karachi,          from 7-9,  March 1991/ ed. By Sadiq Ali Khan.- Karachi:  Pakistan Library Association, 1993. P:: 145-165.

35) Mobile Library. In, Karachi Central Library: Proceeding of the Seminar jointly organized by KMC  and SPIL on November 11, 1992/Compiled by Moinuddin

Khan, Nasim Fatima and Naheed  Abida.- Karachi: Karachi Municipal Corporation, 1993. Ppp: 66-71.

36) Aalami Mayari  Numroo ki Nizamath (International Standard Book Numbers),ISBN. In,  Jadid Library wa Ittala’ati Science/by Nasim Fatima and Rais Ahmed Samdani.- Karachi: Library Promotion Bureau, 1993. Ppp: 30-46.

37) Kitabiate- Zabth : Qaumi wa Aalmi (Bibliographical Control: National and International). In, Jadid Library wa Ittal’ati Science/by Nasim Fatima  andRais Ahmed Samdani.- Karachi: Library Promotion Bureau, 1993. pp: 47-53

38) Taleem main College Library ka Kirdar (Role of College Libraries in Education). PULSAA News, Lahore. 5(4): pp: 3-8, December 1993

39) Kitabyti Zabth: Qaumi wa Aalmi. (Bibliographical Control: National and International) Pakistan Library Bulletin. XXIV (1): pp: 1-7, March – June 1993.

40)  Awami Kutubkhanoo ka kirdar our ifadiyath. (Role and Importance of PublicLibraries). Pakistan Library Bulletin. XVIV (3): pp: 9-16, September1993.

41)  Ibn-e-Hassan Qaiser. Pakistan Library Bulletin. XXIV (4): p:: 18-26, December  1993.

42)  International Federation of Library Association and Institution. Pakistan Library  Bulletin. XXV (1-2): pp: 1-9, January – June 1994.

43) Libraries of Karachi and PLA Computer Centre. Pakistan Library Bulletin.XXVI   (1): pp:  1-8, March 1995.

44)  KMC Libraries of Karachi. Pakistan Library Bulletin. XXVI (2) , p: 1-23, June 1995.

45) Prof. Akhtar Hanif  (Marhoom). Pakistan Library Bulletin.XXVII(1-2):p:1-37.March-June1996.

46) Iqbal Municioal Library (Nehru  Library) – Murree. Pakistan Library Bulletin.XXVII(3): p: 1-10.  September 1997

47) Hakim Muhammad Saeed: kitab our kutubkhanoo key  sache ashiq.  “UFAQ”,1998-99.College Magazine , Riaz Govt Girls College, Karachi.. 1998-99, pp:17-1999.

48) Pakistan Librarianship Key Bukhari Sahab(Mr. I.A.S.Bokhari of Pakistan Librarianship.  Pakistan Library Bulletin. XXXI(3-4):September – December2000, P:1-11.

49) Kitab our Kutubkhanoo ka Shedai (Lover of Books and Libraries). PakistanLibrary  Bulletin.XXXI(1-2): March-June, 2000.pp: 19-25.

also published in College  Magazine :Rivayat:  Govt Colege for men,Nazimabad,  2000

50)  Samiullah Marhoob. College Magazine  “Rivayat” Govt College for Men, Nazimabad, 2000

51)   Mian Altaf Shaukat: an honourable personality  of Pakistan Librarianship (Urdu).Pakistan Library Bulletin. 32. (1-2): March – June 2001.pp:1-9.

52) Jamil Naqvi: Librarian, Shair (Poet), Qalamkar (Writer). Pakistan LibraryBulletin. 33. (1-2): March – June 2002.

53) Haji Abdullah Haroon Govt. College : Faiz Ahmed faiz say (to) Prof. M. Fazal-e-Elahi tak. Mujjalah (Magazine) ‘Naveed-e-Seher’, Haji Abdullah Haroon govt. College, Karachi. 2002.pp:65-78

54) Rashiduddin Ahmed: Al-Maroof Master Rashid/ Pakistan Library Bulletin. 34 (1-2), 2003( in         press)

55) Prof.  Dr. Taha Hussain: A Muslim Scholar (in Urdu)/ Karachi: CollegeMagazine  Ufaq. Govt  Riiaz Girls College, 2003

56) Prof. Sirajuddin Qazi:  College Magazine  ‘Rivayat’ 2004, Govt. College for Men , Nazimabad, Karachi. 2004. pp. 61-63.

57)  Ahwal Waqai (Editorial). College Magazine  ‘Rivayat’ 2004, Govt. College for Men , Nazimabad, Karachi. 2004.

58) Madar-e-Millat Mohtarma Fatima Jinnah : Qadam ba Qadam. College Magazine  ‘Rivayat’ 2004, Govt. College for Men , Nazimabad, Karachi. 2004. pp.41 –46.

59) Farhatullah Baig : An Senior Librarian of Pakistan Librarianship. Pakistan Library and Information Science Journal. 35 (4) : 1- 3, December 2004.

60)  Pakistan main Library Qanoon. (tr. Library Law in Pakistan) Pakistan Library and Information Science Journal. 36 (2) : 1- 6,  June  2005.

61)  Anjuman Farogh w Tarqi Ktub Khana Jat ((SPIL) ky Bani Rukan maulana Muhammad Arifuddin say aik Mulaqat (Eng. Tr. An Interview with Muhammad Arifuddin, founder member Society for the Promotion and Improvement of Libraries ((SPIL). Pakistan Library & Information Science Journal. 36 (4): December 2005.

62)  Department of Library and Information Science; University of Karachi : Achay Dinoo Ki Batey our Yaday (in Urdu). Pakistan Library & Information Science Journal. 37 (4): December 2006.

63) National Education Policies, Development Plans and Libraries. Pakistan Library & Information Science Journal. 38 (2): June 2007.

64) Mrs. Margrate Mann: Cataloguer, Librarian and a teacher. Pakistan Library & Information Science Journal. 38(3: September 2007. 18-19

65) Dr. Anis Khurshid: Pakistan Librrianship ka yek darikhshan aftab ghuroob ho gaya (1926-2008). Pakistan Library & Information Science Journal. 39 (1) : March  2008. 1-12

66) An Interview with a senior Librarian Muhammad Gulistan Khan. Pakistan ibrary & Information Science Journal. 39(2): June  2008. 10-15

Izharia (Editorial) College Magazine ‘Rivayat’ Golden Jubilee Number 1956-2008, Govt. College for Men, Nazimabad, Karachi, 2008

67) An Interview with Prof. Dr. Abdul Salam, ex-Professor Govt. College for Men, Nazimabad. College Magazine ‘Rivayat’ Golden Jubilee Number 1956-2008, Govt. College for Men, Nazimabad, Karachi, 2008, 25-27

68) An Interview with Prof. Latifullaah , ex-Professor Govt. Colege for Men, Nazimabad. College Magazine ‘Rivayat’ Golden Jubilee Number 1956-2008, Govt. College for Men, Nazimabad, Karachi, 2008, 28-30

69) An Interview with Syed Shoaib Ahmed Bukhari, Provincial Minister.Govt. of Sindh,  ex-Student  Govt. College for Men, Nazimabad. College Magazine ‘Rivayat’ Golden Jubilee Number 1956-2008, Govt. College for Men, Nazimabad, Karachi, 2008, 47-48

70) An Interview with Muhammad Faisal Sabzwari,Provincial Minister. Govt. of Sindh,  ex-Student  Govt. College for Men, Nazimabad. College Magazine ‘Rivayat’ Golden Jubilee Number 1956-2008, Govt. College for Men, Nazimabad, Karachi, 2008, 49-51.

71)  An Interview with Prof. Syed Kamaluddin  , ex-Principal Govt. College for Men, Nazimabad and Director Colleges. College Magazine ‘Rivayat’ Golden Jubilee Number 1956-2008, Govt. College for Men, Nazimabad, Karachi, 2008, 52-54.

72)  An Interview with Prof. Muhammad Mazharul Haq , ex-Principal, Govt. College for Men, Nazimabad. College Magazine ‘Rivayat’ Golden Jubilee Number 1956-2008, Govt. College for Men, Nazimabad, Karachi, 2008, 55-58

73) An Interview with Prof. Anis Zaidi , ex-Student , Govt. College for Men, Nazimabad and ex-Principal Govt. National College. College Magazine ‘Rivayat’ Golden Jubilee Number 1956-2008, Govt. College for Men, Nazimabad, Karachi, 2008, 59-63

74)  An Interview with Poet and an Intellectual, ex – student Govt. College for Men Nayer Sooz. College Magazine ‘Rivayat’ Golden Jubilee Number 1956-2008, Govt. College for Men, Nazimabad, Karachi, 2008. 64-66.

75) Parent Teachers Association/College Management Committee Govt. College for Men: 1994 – 2008 . College Magazine ‘Rivayat’ Golden Jubilee Number 1956-2008, Govt. College for Men, Nazimabad, Karachi, 2008. 78-88

76) Govt. College for Men, Nazimabad mairee Nazar Main. College Magazine ‘Rivayat’ Golden Jubilee Number 1956-2008, Govt. College for Men, Nazimabad, Karachi, 2008. 113

77) Popular Teacher and Researcher of Pakistan Librarianship Prof. Dr. Syed Jalaluddin Haider Bhi Rukhsat Huway.   Pakistan Library &    Information Science Journal. 39(4): December  2008. 1-6

78) Last Journey of Prof. Dr. Syed Jalaluddin Haider.Pakistan Library &    Information Science Journal. 40(1): March 2009. 7 – 10.

79) An Interview with Syeda Riaz Zehra w/o Prof. Dr. Syed Jalaluddin Haider. Library &    Information Science Journal. 40(1): March 2009. 1 – 4.

80) Role of Hakim Muhammad Said Shaheed in the Promotion of Library Movement and Development of Libraries in Pakistan (Ph. D.  thesis(Abstract) Pakistan Library &    Information Science Journal. 40 (3):September 2009.

81) Librarianship: A Technical Profession. Daily Muqadma, Karachi . Monday 10 May 2010, 6

82)Prof. Khurshid Akhtar Ansari: Dehshat Gardi ka Nishana banne wale Dept. of LIS kay Ustad. Pakistan Library &    Information Science Journal. 41 (3):September 2010.18-22.

Reports:

1)   Activities of Pakistan Bibliographical Working Group. Monthly “Kitab” Lahore.9  (4): pp: 19-20, July 1980.

2)    Report on Education. In, a Pamphlet “Tulo”, Youngman HussainputiAssociation.  July 1988.

3)   Haji Abdullah Haroon Govt Colege main aik Taqreeb. Nawa-e-Waqat Karachi. August 19, 1982

4)   Report as General Secretary. In, Proceeding of  the  ‘Ijlas-e-aam’ YoungmanHussainpyri  Association at Babe Wala, Faisalabad, Punjab. 1992.

5)  Report as General Secretary. In, Ruaidad Ijlas-e-aam, Youngman HussainpuriAssociation at Multan from December 25-26, 1993/by Raza Ahmed Mushtaq.-1993.

Letters  to the Editor (Maraslat)

1)  The State Bank of Pakistan refused import of Books. Daily “ Jang Karachi” June      26,1993  (Letter)

2)  Carelessness (Ghaflath wa lapervahi) ‘ Regarding the Promotion ofCollege Librarians’. Daily Jang   Karachi. March 14, 1999.

3)  Karachi City Library Authority. Daily  Jang   Karachi. April 26, 1999.

4)  De-regularization of  Text Books. Daily Jang  Karachi. April 22, 2001

5)  Scheme for Educational Institutions. Daily Jang Karachi May 7, 2001.

6) Establishment of  Library in Jail. Daily Jang Karachi. May 30, 2001

7)  Book Culture ( Urdu: Kitab Cultur) Daily Jang Karachi. July 28, 2001.

8) Where are our Libraries. Daily Dawn Karachi. December 2002

Messages:

1) Message : “Souvenir of Taj Welfare Centre” published on the occasion ofTen Years performance of Municipal  Period . Noember 1989. ( Taj Welfare Centre is a  N.G. O)

2) Message: Souvenir  Sindh Council of School and College Librarains.

Thesis/Research Report

Ph. D Thesis:

Samdani, Rais Ahmed.“Role of Hakim Mohammad Said  Shaheed in thePromotion of Library Movement and     Development of Libraries inPakistan. (Ph.D Thesis).- Hamdard University, Karachi, 2006), xxi, 639p.

Degree awarded in 2009

MLIS Thesis:

Samdani, Rais Ahmed “Scientific  Books published from Pakistani Urdu Language from 1947 to  1971: an annotated bibliography. (Books on Science and Technology  in Urdu Language  published from Pakistan during the year1947 to 1971). In, the Department of Library and Information   Science,University of Karachi for M. A. examination in the 1972.(Thesis published in1975)

Unpublished Works:

Recommendations/additions/comments on Chapters 10 and 11 of National Education policy 1998 -2002. Representation from Pakistan Bibliographical Working Group, March 11, 1998. This was addressed to Prime minister, Education Minister, Information Minister, Secretary Education, Senators Ahsan Iqbal and Jamiluddin Aali.

Draft “Public Libraries Act –  Balochistan” for submission to the Government of Balochistan in 2008

Draft “Sindh Library Foundation”. For submission to the Government of Sindh in 2008.

Draft “Balochistan Library Foundation”. for submission to the Government of Balochistan in 2008

Souvenir/Journals Edited

1) Mujallah “Akram” Karachi. Special issue published by Bazm-e-Akram, (Co-editor), 1979.

2) Souvenir Golden Jubilee (1940 – 1990/(co-editor) .-Karachi:  YoungmenHussaipuri Association. 1990.

3) Mujallah “Rivayat” 2004,  Govt. College for Men, Nazimabad, Karachi (ChiefEditor), 2008

4)  Mujallah “Rivayat” 2008, (Golden Jubilee Number) Govt. College for Men,Nazimabad, Karachi (Chief Editor), 2008

Book Reviewed:

Reviewed about  35 books in various journals specially in Pakistan LibraryBulletin/Pakistan Library & Information Science Journal.

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