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IP Indian Journal of Library Science and Information Technology


Use of social networking site by library science students: A comparative study of maharishi dayanand university, rohtak and kurukshetra university kurukshetra


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Author Details: Lalita Honhaga*

Volume : 3

Issue : 2

Online ISSN : 2456-9623

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Article First Page : 90

Article End Page : 93


Abstract

ICT brings change in information seeking habit of students. Books are the main sources of information but after the introduction of ICT patrons are collecting information from internet so that they do not required to visit the library. Today’s youth is more into the social networking. They spend more time on SNS. Initially SNS are use just to socialize with family and friends. But innovation also occur in use of social media. Corporates, business education institutes are started using SNS for marketing their sources. Similarly users started using SNS for different purpose like to study, group discussion, exchanging notes etc. In current research comparative study of use of SNS by two university’s library science students is studied. Data have been collected with the help of structured questionnaire and after analyzing the data it is found that users are using SNS for exchanging idea with friends but some user awareness program is also required for better utilization of the same.

Keyword: Web-base Services, ICT, Facebook.

Doi :-https://doi.org/10.18231/2456-9623.2018.0020