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What is Modern Society

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Modern society is based on the differentiation of social roles. In modern society, human beings act in different capacities in different social roles.
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Usage of Social Media Among LIS Students in India
S. Thanuskodi (Alagappa University, India)
Copyright: © 2019 |Pages: 24
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-7125-4.ch001
Social media has become a popular method for students to share information and knowledge and to express emotions. They enable students to exchange videos files, text messages, pictures, and knowledge sharing. They provide an opportunity for students to improve social networking and learning processes, which promotes knowledge in society. This study examined the use of social media among LIS students of selected universities in India. The main objectives of the study are to find out the reasons why LIS students use social media, to identify students' perception of social media, and to find out the frequency of social media usage. The study used a questionnaire in order to discover the use of SNS. Well-structured questionnaires were distributed among 400 LIS students in India. Out of the 400 questionnaires distributed, 360 were completely filled and returned, giving a return rate of 90%.
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