Web 2.0 Applications in Library

By Ashok Shankar Dhande

This book illustrates the use of new web technologies in library information centers. The book examines the theory and practice of Web 2.0 tools and applications, social networking tools, blogs, Facebook, Twitter, wikis, podcasting, vodcasting, social bookmarking, Diggs, Diigo, tagging, etc. The book describes diverse web tools and their applications in various services. It also explains some vital services, such as instant messaging for reference service, online video access storage and use in library services, and how Reach Site Summery (RSS) is important for updating news and journal articles. Additionally, the book touches upon the changing skills and competencies for librarians and knowledge management with Library 2.0.


Publication Date: 8/25/2014
Format: Cloth
ISBN: 9788170007203