AWARENESS OF WEB 2.0 AMONG THE LIBRARIANS OF ENGINEERING COLLEGES IN KHANDESH REGION: A SURVEY

Chikate Anil N., Randhir Pallavi Manohar

Abstract


The survey was conducted with the focus to determine the awareness and use of
web 2.0 tools by engineering college librarians in Khandesh region. Questionnaire
was designed and distributed to all librarians in Khandesh region only. Result shows
a good awareness and use of Web 2.0 tools in academic libraries. Characteristics,
computer expertise, motivation, lack of facilities and access restriction are among the
impediments to the librarians’ use of Web 2.0 tools.

Keywords : Web 2.0, social networking, Library technology, Blogs , Wiki , RSS,
Khandesh


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