Information Services and Web 2.0: New Challenges and Opportunities

Tonta, Yaşar Information Services and Web 2.0: New Challenges and Opportunities., 2009 . In Electronic Library: International Scientific Conference, Begrade (Serbia), 25-28 September 2008. (In Press) [Conference paper]


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Facebook, MySpace, Flickr and YouTube are currently among the most frequently visited websites with Web 2.0 features. Features such as social networking and collaboration, personalization, user-supported content and metadata enrich the user experience and make those websites more attractive. Libraries and information centers are increasingly incorporating some of the Web 2.0 features in order to continue to offer a viable service to their users. This paper briefly reviews the impact of new technologies such as mobiles and cloud computing on teaching, learning, research, and creative expression within a short time span. More specifically, it discusses the impact of Web 2.0 technologies on library and information services, along with the new challenges and opportunities facing information professionals in the digital age.

Item type: Conference paper
Keywords: Web 2.0, information services, dynamic content, social networking, personalization
Subjects: J. Technical services in libraries, archives, museum.
L. Information technology and library technology
Depositing user: prof. yasar tonta
Date deposited: 14 Mar 2009
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:13


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