Sunday, August 25, 2019 | ePaper
Social Media Tools
These Can Promote Library Services
Social media presents a good number of opportunities for libraries it promotes library services time to time to its community. Face book, Twitter, Youtube, Pinterest, Google+, Instagram, LinkedIn are the important social media tools to promote library services: Borrowing Privileges, Purchase Suggestion, Book Issue and return, My Athens, Mobile Library Site, Course Reserve, Subject Wise Database, Information Literacy and Classes, News Clippings, Search and Browse, Photocopy Service, Citation Management, Wi-Fi Service, Training/Workshop etc. Every services notification you got through social media it depends on different library policy also.
Library and Information Centre can use many open access resources and services library automation software and digital library software, many open access e-books and Journal which are effective for library user community. Social media can help library user to know about the services and new resource and technology of a library.
Librarians know about many open source resources like software and technology through social media like Face book, YouTube, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest, and more social media tools. Library and Information Centre gives many community based services like promote reading habit, organize traditional programs this builds mental health of our people. To build a beautiful society and nation library and Information center play an important role in this regards social media create awareness through Bangladeshi People.
(Md. Shawkat Ali, Assistant Librarian, East West University; email: firstname.lastname@example.org)