Online social networks, Internet, Microblogs, Computer network resources
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.
Farkas, M. (2010). Technology in Practice. Dipping into the Stream. American Libraries, 41(5), 27.