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Authors: Evans,Beth,

Title: Your space or MySpace?

Publication Full: Library Journal

Year: 2006 Volume: 131 Issue: NULL

Start Page: 8 Other Pages: 12

Descriptors: ELECTRONIC reference services (Libraries), REFERENCE services (Libraries), LIBRARIES & the Internet, LIBRARY users, SOCIAL networks, MYSPACE.COM (Company),


The article discusses ways in which libraries can use the MySpace platform to communicate with users. Social networking sites represent one of the features of the Web 2.0 trend, with which many argue libraries need to be actively involved. The author discusses the benefits of using MySpace in virtual reference; for example, it gives librarians the opportunity to learn more about their patrons by looking over their profiles. INSET: FACEBOOK: THE PLAYGROUND ON CAMPUS.


M3: Article; Evans, Beth 1; Affiliations: 1: Reference Librarian, Brooklyn College Library, NY Source Info: 10/15/2006 Net Connection, Vol. 131, p8; Thesaurus Term: ELECTRONIC reference services (Libraries); Thesaurus Term: REFERENCE services (Libraries); Thesaurus Term: LIBRARIES & the Internet; Thesaurus Term: LIBRARY users; Subject Term: SOCIAL networks; Number of Pages: 4p. Document Type: Article; Full Text Word Count: 2211

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Retrieved Date:January 1, 1970

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Publisher: Reed Business Information / Reviews

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Issn Isbn: 3630277