TOWARDS LIBRARY 2.0: THE ADOPTION OF WEB 2.0 APPLICATIONS IN ACADEMIC LIBRARY WEBSITES IN MALAYSIA

Awang, Nor Hazidah (2012) TOWARDS LIBRARY 2.0: THE ADOPTION OF WEB 2.0 APPLICATIONS IN ACADEMIC LIBRARY WEBSITES IN MALAYSIA. In: International Conference On Libraries (ICOL) 2012: Transformation To Humanize Libraries, 2-4 July 2012, Renaissance Hotel, Kota Bharu, Kelantan.

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    Abstract

    The functions of today’s libraries have evolved concurrent to the advancement of computer technology in general. To keep abreast with the trends, academic libraries have also started to adopt Web 2.0 in widening their service capacity. Academic libraries currently have put a lot of efforts to construct a more interactive and lively services in assisting students to gain the most out of their learning experience. Hence, this paper examines Web 2.0 applications by academic library websites in Malaysia in their effort to promote outstanding services, particularly in supporting research activities and responses to users’ comments. A number of academic libraries in Malaysia were selected for the purpose of the investigation and the results should provide some useful insights in expanding the avenues of library services.

    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
    Subjects: Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources
    Divisions: Perpustakaan Universiti Sains Malaysia (Library) > International Conference on Libraries (ICOL)
    Depositing User: Administrator Automasi
    Date Deposited: 11 Apr 2017 09:12
    Last Modified: 11 Apr 2017 09:12
    URI: http://eprints.usm.my/id/eprint/33036

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