As social technologies continue to evolve, it is apparent that librarians and their clientele would benefit through participation in the digital social world. While there are benefits to implementing these technologies, many libraries also face challenges in the integration and usage of social media. Social Media Strategies for Dynamic Library Service Development discusses the integration of digital social networking into library practices. Highlighting the advantages and challenges faced by libraries in the application of social media, this publication is a critical reference source for professionals and researchers working within the fields of library and information science, as well as practitioners and executives interested in the utilization of social technologies in relation to knowledge management and organizational development.Social media is now mainstream and is expected by library users and client groups (Oa#39;Dell, 2010). ... a one-way flow of information from librarians; both librarians and users are actively engaged in the process of knowledge management. ... It involves interaction by tagging websites and searching through websites bookmarked by other people. ... Social Networking: (Facebook, Hi5, Last. FM). Interaction by adding friends, commenting on profiles, joining groups and having discussions.
|Title||:||Social Media Strategies for Dynamic Library Service Development|
|Publisher||:||IGI Global - 2014-12-31|