ISSN: 2249 - 0213

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The Benefits of Social Networking Site (Facebook) in Making Awareness among the LIS Professionals Of Mlosc Group: A Case Study

Current research focuses on examining how much, why and how LIS Professionals use Face book, one of the most popular social networking site, and understanding its impact on education and social interaction. The aim of this study is to examine the purposes of Face book use in an LISC Professionals sample and explore time investment of the professionals to Face book social network site. And the study was focus on to explore social networking site (SNS), Facebook to work as an effective tool for imparting information or knowledge and prove helpful in making awareness among Library and Information Science (LIS) Professionals of MLOSC Group as most important aspect of Facebook as its emphasis on online collaboration and sharing because it has social networking, user centric characteristics. Data was collected by means of a questionnaire that was circulated among the LIS Professionals of MLOSC Group randomly. Present article reports the survey of social networking site, Face book in making awareness among LIS Professionals. Analysis will help the LIS professionals in deriving the benefits of SNS, Facebook.

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