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Subject Area: Library and Information Studies
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|Title:||Libraries Get Personal: Facebook Applications, Google Gadgets, and MySpace Profiles|
|Author(s):||Andrew Harris, (UCLA Graduate School of Education and Information Studies (email@example.com)), Susan Lessick, (Head of the Grunigen Medical Library at University of California, Irvine, California, USA. (firstname.lastname@example.org))|
|Citation:||Andrew Harris, Susan Lessick, (2007) "Libraries Get Personal: Facebook Applications, Google Gadgets, and MySpace Profiles", Library Hi Tech News, Vol. 24 Iss: 8, pp.30 - 32|
|Keywords:||Communication technologies, Internet, Libraries, World Wide Web|
|Article type:||General review|
|DOI:||10.1108/07419050710836018 (Permanent URL)|
|Publisher:||Emerald Group Publishing Limited|
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to describe applications, gadgets, and profiles that libraries have developed and distributed through the Facebook, iGoogle, and MySpace communities.
Design/methodology/approach – provides a general review.
Findings – Growing number of libraries and library-related organizations are creating practical tools using Web 2.0 technologies.
Originality/value – Librarians need to keep abreast of and experiment with these new methods of packaging and delivering information.
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