n Innovation : journal of appropriate librarianship and information work in Southern Africa - Libraries and social media : an integrative approach to promote reading

Volume 2013, Issue 47
  • ISSN : 1025-8892



Technology is seen as occupying more and more of student's time out of school. This paper, drawing from literature and personal experiences as parents and librarians discusses how libraries can use emerging technologies such as e-books and e-readers, iPods, smart phones, face books and other social media to support the goals of promoting reading habits among the youth.

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