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Web 2.0 On Academic Libraries In Southeast Asia, Nor Hazidah Awang, Mohd Ismail Abidin Apr 2013

Web 2.0 On Academic Libraries In Southeast Asia, Nor Hazidah Awang, Mohd Ismail Abidin

Proceedings of the IATUL Conferences

The presence on Web 2.0 has significantly changed the role of the library and the way librarians interact with their users. Depending on the needs of the library, different Web 2.0 applications are used for different purposes and definitely will bring different impact on the users. For instance, streaming media such as YouTube has been the most popular video-sharing application that allows users to post personally developed videos/recordings or video tutorials to train users how to use library resources and access various services in their library. Whereas, social media such as Facebook is commonly used to interact with users, sharing …