Social Media Makes Things Possible For Librarians: A Critical Note | BiomedgridJournal: American Journal of Biomedical Science & Research (Vol.6, No. 1)
Publication Date: 2019-10-29
Authors : Muhammad Anwar; Tang Zhiwei;
Page : 23-28
Keywords : Social media; Librarians; Digital; ICTs; Network; AJBSR;
The rapid progress and development of social media and its associated tools have made things easy for the library staff and library professionals. Social media is the fastest tool of communication in today's world, where everyone can reach the other within a click. At the same time, the library professionals are getting familiar with social media and its related tools to apply in their respective libraries. The library professionals are creating a virtual platform using Social media to interact with their users and social media is also helping to reach out to the targeted audiences and customers. Social media is using by librarians to make their library users and also use social media for the marketing of their sources and services. Several factors are influencing the use of social media in the libraries because the library professionals think that social media is the best choice to bring library users nearer. Besides these facts there are massive numbers of challenges and issues are facing by the library professional while using social media in their respective libraries. These hurdles and issues should be resolved for better and reliable use of social media in the libraries. Library professionals use social media to share information with their potential users. This paper has highlighted some of the aspects of social media e.g. usage, factors and issues, challenges in the use of libraries.
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