Social Networking Technologies (SITs) in digital environment: its possible implications on libraries

Mishra, Champeswar Social Networking Technologies (SITs) in digital environment: its possible implications on libraries. NCDDP, 2008, 2008. [Journal article (Unpaginated)]

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Social networking is a social structure that lets the user interact and work collaboratively with other users, in an environment where the facility to browse, search, and invite friends and to connect and interact with web world is available. Social software in the web 2.0 will not only enhances the usability of the library but also helps the librarians to add value to their profession, in an environment in which the potential of the librarian is being questioned. The paper describes the possible implications of social networking technologies in the field of library and information services in the web 2.0 milieu. In addition, an attempts to illustrate different social software tools and their effective utilization in the social networking environment. The author cites some stunning examples of libraries being run in the world using the web 2.0 technologies. The paper makes an attempt to highlight the role of information professionals in using web 2.0 technologies the digital library environment.

Item type: Journal article (Unpaginated)
Keywords: Web2.0, Library 2.0, Social Network, Social Software, Digital Library 2.0, Social Library
Subjects: A. Theoretical and general aspects of libraries and information. > AA. Library and information science as a field.
B. Information use and sociology of information > BC. Information in society.
D. Libraries as physical collections. > DJ. Technical libraries.
G. Industry, profession and education. > GA. Information industry.
H. Information sources, supports, channels. > HE. Print materials.
I. Information treatment for information services > ID. Knowledge representation.
L. Information technology and library technology > LB. Computer networking.
L. Information technology and library technology > LJ. Software.
Depositing user: Champeswar Champe
Date deposited: 18 Apr 2012
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:22

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