Next Generation Library Services using Social Networking Tools in Academic Libraries

V. Lingaiah, K. Murugan, S. Dhanavandan


This paper presented new generation library services is a social structure that lets the user interact and work collaboratively with other users, including the ability to browse, search, invite friends to connect and interact with web world in the digital era . Social network software in the web 2.0 world not only enhances the practical usability in the library but also helps the diminishing librarians add value to their profession, given the value or potential of librarian being questioned in the information landscape. In this paper, the author has intended to describe the possible implications of social networking technologies in the field of library and information services in the web 2.0 and library 2.0.


Keywords: Social Networks, Library 2.0, Web2.0, Information and Communication Technology and Face book.

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