Published In

American Libraries

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

5-1-2010

Subjects

Online social networks, Internet, Microblogs, Computer network resources

Abstract

The article discusses the use of microblogging and social networking Web sites Twitter and FriendFeed by librarians for professional networking. Benefits of social networking for building professional relationships, keeping track of professional trends, and finding help are discussed. Ways of developing networks on Twitter and FriendFeed are provided and suggestions for managing social networking sites are included.

Description

Article appears in American Libraries (http://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/)

Persistent Identifier

http://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/7300

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