Awareness of Web 2.0 Technology in the Academic libraries an islamabad perspective

Abid Hussain 14 PAGES (3871 WORDS) Article
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Abstract 

Purpose The  main  purpose  of  this  study  is  to  determine  the  awareness  and  extent  use  of  Web  2.0 technology in the academic libraries of Islamabad, Pakistan. Design/methodology/approach The survey research methods was employed in this exploratory study through google forms on Awareness of Web 2.0 tools, the questionnaire were distributed among 100 library professionals of 43 Public and private sector universities based on Islamabad were selected for this study,72 questionnaires were received, showing a response rate of 72% per cent , the data were scrutinized and tabulated using MS Excel 2010 and SPSS.   

Findings  –The  study  imply  that  the  young  library  professionals  are  more  interested  in  the activities of  web 2.  technology.  In Web  2.0 applications  the social  networking sites are more usable for the marketing library services, so these tools can be used in order to provide latest and up-to-date information to the end users. The time consumption and and fear of misusing peroneal information are some major obstacles by using Web 2.0 technologies in the library services.  

Research limitations/implications  As this research covering only Islamabad region of Pakistan, so, the research in future may be conducted in order to know more about these kind of applications in future in library services of Pakistan.  Practical implications  As this paper has justified the web 2.0 technologies in academic libraries of Islamabad , so, in future  it  may  be  considered  as  a  guidance  tools  for  the  researchers  in  Pakistan  and  may  be demonstrated while conducting research on Web 2.0 in its proper perspective.  

Originality/value  This  paper  provides  factual  and  reliable  data  on  the  same  topic  which  will  be  valuable  as justifiable by highlighting the same issue in future.  

 Keywords: Library 2.0 Web 2.0, University Libraries- Islamabad, World Wide Web, academic libraries 

 Paper type:  Research paper

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APA

Abid, H (2020). Awareness of Web 2.0 Technology in the Academic libraries an islamabad perspective. Afribary.com: Retrieved December 05, 2020, from https://afribary.com/works/awareness-of-web-2-0-technology-in-the-academic-libraries-an-islamabad-perspective

MLA 8th

Hussain, Abid. "Awareness of Web 2.0 Technology in the Academic libraries an islamabad perspective" Afribary.com. Afribary.com, 11 Aug. 2020, https://afribary.com/works/awareness-of-web-2-0-technology-in-the-academic-libraries-an-islamabad-perspective . Accessed 05 Dec. 2020.

MLA7

Hussain, Abid. "Awareness of Web 2.0 Technology in the Academic libraries an islamabad perspective". Afribary.com, Afribary.com, 11 Aug. 2020. Web. 05 Dec. 2020. < https://afribary.com/works/awareness-of-web-2-0-technology-in-the-academic-libraries-an-islamabad-perspective >.

Chicago

Hussain, Abid. "Awareness of Web 2.0 Technology in the Academic libraries an islamabad perspective" Afribary.com (2020). Accessed December 05, 2020. https://afribary.com/works/awareness-of-web-2-0-technology-in-the-academic-libraries-an-islamabad-perspective