Las páginas web de Bibliotecas Públicas dirigidas a adolescentes : cómo satisfacer las necesidades de los jóvenes de hoy a través de Internet

Hughes-Hassell, Sandra and Thickman Miller, Erika Las páginas web de Bibliotecas Públicas dirigidas a adolescentes : cómo satisfacer las necesidades de los jóvenes de hoy a través de Internet. Boletín de la Asociación Andaluza de Bibliotecarios, 2004, n. 77. [Journal article (Paginated)]


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English abstract

This article probes the motivation of librarians to develop public library Websites for young adults. What young adult information needs did they target? Were teenagers involved in creating and updating the site? How was the site promoted to teenagers? What barriers had to be overcome in the creation and maintenance of the site? Connections are drawn between the findings of this study and research about teens and their Internet use. Related implications for Website development are discussed, with an emphasis on the need for librarians to not only acknowledge teens’ developmental needs but to take into consideration their expectations of Web technologies

Spanish abstract

Este artículo analiza la motivación de los bibliotecarios en crear páginas web en las bibliotecas públicas dirigidas específicamente a los adolescentes. ¿Qué necesidades de información intentaban satisfacer? ¿Participaban los adolescentes en la creación y mantenimiento de las páginas web? ¿Cómo se promocionaban estas páginas web para que los adolescentes las conocieran? ¿Qué obstáculos tuvieron que superar en la creación y el mantenimiento de estas páginas? Se establecen relaciones entre los resultados de este estudio y las investigaciones que existen los jóvenes y el uso que éstos hacen de Internet. Se presentan algunas conclusiones para el desarrollo de páginas web resaltando la necesidad que los bibliotecarios tienen no sólo de conocer las necesidades específicas de la adolescencia sino también de tener en cuenta lo que los jóvenes esperan de la tecnología web.

Item type: Journal article (Paginated)
Keywords: Tecnología de bibliotecas. Internet.World Wide Web. Sitios web. Usuarios. Jóvenes. Bibliotecas públicas. Library technology. Internet.World Wide Web. Web sites. Users. Young people. Public libraries.
Subjects: B. Information use and sociology of information > BH. Information needs and information requirements analysis.
C. Users, literacy and reading. > CD. User training, promotion, activities, education.
L. Information technology and library technology > LC. Internet, including WWW.
D. Libraries as physical collections. > DC. Public libraries.
Depositing user: baab Boletín de la Asociación Andaluza de Bibliotecarios
Date deposited: 12 Jan 2006
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:02


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