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Impact of Web 2.0 technologies on academic libraries: A survey of ARL libraries
Abstract Purpose - The paper aims to present the rePurpose - The paper aims to present the results of a survey of academic libraries about the adoption and perceived impact of Web 2.0 technologies. Design/methodology/approach - A total of 67 US academic libraries participated among the members of the Association of Research Libraries. Findings - It was found that each library was using some form of technology, such as RSS, blogs, social networking sites, wikis and instant messaging. On a Likert-type scale the participant librarians significantly preferred the advantages of Web 2.0 over its disadvantages. There was a significant positive correlation between the extent of Web 2.0 adoption in libraries and librarians' opinion about their advantages. Originality/value - The paper is useful for future planning of the use of Web 2.0 technologies in academic libraries. Copyright © 2013 Emerald Group Publishing Limited. All rights reserved.p Publishing Limited. All rights reserved.
Abstractsub Purpose - The paper aims to present the rePurpose - The paper aims to present the results of a survey of academic libraries about the adoption and perceived impact of Web 2.0 technologies. Design/methodology/approach - A total of 67 US academic libraries participated among the members of the Association of Research Libraries. Findings - It was found that each library was using some form of technology, such as RSS, blogs, social networking sites, wikis and instant messaging. On a Likert-type scale the participant librarians significantly preferred the advantages of Web 2.0 over its disadvantages. There was a significant positive correlation between the extent of Web 2.0 adoption in libraries and librarians' opinion about their advantages. Originality/value - The paper is useful for future planning of the use of Web 2.0 technologies in academic libraries. Copyright © 2013 Emerald Group Publishing Limited. All rights reserved.p Publishing Limited. All rights reserved.
Bibtextype article  +
Doi 10.1108/EL-04-2011-0068  +
Has author Mahmood K. + , Richardson J.V. +
Has keyword Academic libraries + , Internet + , Websites + , Wiki +
Issn 2640473  +
Issue 4  +
Language English +
Number of citations by publication 0  +
Number of references by publication 0  +
Pages 508–520  +
Published in Electronic Library +
Title Impact of Web 2.0 technologies on academic libraries: A survey of ARL libraries +
Type journal article  +
Volume 31  +
Year 2013 +
Creation dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 6 November 2014 18:33:57  +
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Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 6 November 2014 18:33:57  +
DateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 2013  +
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