n IFE PsychologIA : An International Journal - Library 2.0 : perception, knowledge and reception among information professionals at Covenant University Library
|Article Title||Library 2.0 : perception, knowledge and reception among information professionals at Covenant University Library|
|© Publisher:||IFE Centre for Psychological Studies (ICPS)|
|Journal||IFE PsychologIA : An International Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Covenant University, Nigeria|
|Publication Date||Sep 2013|
|Pages||181 - 189|
|Keyword(s)||Academic libraries, Information professionals, Library 2.0, Library service and Web 2.0|
The research was done to examine the perception, knowledge and reception attitude of Information professionals at Covenant University Library. The nature of Lib 2.0 was briefly explained. The research paper also captured problem factors that hinder successful implementation of Library 2.0. The results show that a high level of awareness of Library 2.0 applications among information professionals. Blogs, RSS, IM and other Web 2.0 tools and services can assist Information professionals in their efforts to present information and better connect with their clients, especially the younger generations of Internet users. Though the librarians hold positive perceptions on library 2.0 applications, and indicated willingness to learn more on the utilization of 2.0 tools, they highlighted several impediments in implementing Library 2.0.
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