Web 2.0 Tools and Application: Knowledge Management and Sharing in Libraries

Web 2.0 Tools and Application: Knowledge Management and Sharing in Libraries

Yogita Ahuja (National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship and Management, India) and Praveen Kumar (Lok Sabha Secretariat Library, India)
Copyright: © 2017 |Pages: 17
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-1741-2.ch010
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Abstract

Web 2.0 or can say the social media is the buzzword for LIS professionals. Recently the trend of web 2.0 is increasing its importance not in the field of knowledge sharing but also in knowledge managing. The main aim of this research paper is to highlight the features of web 2.0 tools which are useful for knowledge sharing and as well as in knowledge managing. This paper also highlights how web 2.0 has brought drastic change in library services or library operation, how the research community can get information in fraction of seconds, how library professional can adopt and maintain their prompt approach to answer the user's queries by using web 2.0 tools. This paper provides a contrast between the knowledge management, sharing and web 2.0 tools.
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This review of related literature is divided into three parts. The first part deals with the use of web 2.0 application and tools for managing and sharing the knowledge in libraries. Second part defines the Knowledge management the third parts review the importance of knowledge sharing in the libraries and information centres.

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