Brazilian librarians and Twitter

Barros, Moreno . Brazilian librarians and Twitter., 2011 In: Marketing Libraries in Web 2.0 World. IFLA Publications, pp. 147-156. [Book chapter]

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English abstract

Brazil leads the world in social networks. This essay focuses on the results of a two-year experience of Brazilian librarians using Twitter in their work field. Two types of presence on Twitter are identified. A new approach is proposed to answers the critical questions librarians are facing regarding service provision based on Twitter.

Portuguese abstract

O Brasil é líder mundial em redes sociais. Este ensaio versa sobre os resultados de uma experiência de dois anos de bibliotecários brasileiros usando o Twitter em seu campo de trabalho. Dois tipos de presença no Twitter são identificados. Uma nova abordagem é proposta com aspara responder as questões críticas que os bibliotecários estão enfrentando em relação a prestação de serviços baseada no Twitter.

Item type: Book chapter
Keywords: Twitter, social media, web 2.0, digital reference, article request, social software
Subjects: B. Information use and sociology of information > BG. Information dissemination and diffusion.
E. Publishing and legal issues. > EB. Printing, electronic publishing, broadcasting.
H. Information sources, supports, channels. > HP. e-resources.
L. Information technology and library technology > LC. Internet, including WWW.
Depositing user: Moreno Barros
Date deposited: 21 Jan 2013 10:26
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:24


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