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Use of social networking site (face book) in making awareness among the Library and information science professionals of university libraries of U.P: a case study

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Author(s): NOUSHIA PARVEEN

Journal: International Journal of Digital Library Services
ISSN 2250-1142

Volume: 1;
Issue: 1;
Start page: 9;
Date: 2011;
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Keywords: Face book | LIS Professionals | Social Networking | Social Networking Sites | SNS.

ABSTRACT
The purpose of the study was to explore social networking site (SNS), Face book to work as an effective tool for imparting information or knowledge and prove helpful in making awareness among Library and Information Science (LIS) Professionals of University Libraries ofU.P as most important aspect of Face book as its emphasis on online collaboration and sharing because it has social networking, user centric characteristics. Data was collected by means of a questionnaire that was circulated among the LIS Professionals of University Libraries of U.P randomly. Present article reports the survey of social networking site, Face book in making awareness among LIS Professionals. Analysis will help the LIS professionals in deriving the benefits of SNS, Face book.
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