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By Julia Gross

Many execs within the Library and data companies (LIS) quarter are utilizing internet 2.0 to bring content material and achieving out to hook up with library clients. This e-book applies those applied sciences to assist form your personal occupation improvement plan. elevated on-line connectivity has unfolded new possibilities for pros to community, research and develop of their careers; in a web international, the place many people have a electronic footprint already, new principles observe. This readable consultant builds at the good origin of prior library profession books. The social networking instruments defined will complement the conventional equipment of occupation improvement. Chapters supply recommendation and functional examples, displaying easy methods to use net 2.0 applied sciences in our careers together with: how one can increase your abilities; construction specialist networks; constructing a good on-line presence.

  • Provides clean rules on development networks to outlive and thrive within the electronic profession space
  • Covers the dangers and possibilities of getting an internet presence
  • Provides an internet 2.0 toolkit for self sufficient learning

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Mejias refers to social networking software as: ‘software that allows people to interact and collaborate online or that aggregates the actions of networked users’ (2005). Now we will look at some of the different types of social networking sites. Broadly speaking there are two types: those that are centred around an individual’s profile and shared interests, such as Facebook and LinkedIn, and those centred around an individual’s shared activities, such as Flickr for photo sharing, YouTube for video sharing and SlideShare for sharing presentation slides.

Html#axzz0tSSsFG9b. Kirkpatrick, D. (2010) The Facebook Effect:The Inside Story of the Company that is Connecting the World. New York: Simon & Schuster. Kirkpatrick, M. (2010). Facebook’s Zuckerberg says the age of privacy is over. php 52 Using Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter for your career Morris, T. (2010) All a Twitter: a Personal and Professional Guide to Social Networking with Twitter. Indianapolis, IN: Que. A. (2010) Using LinkedIn. : Que. Waters, S. (2010) A Twitteraholics Guide to Tweets Hash Tags and All Things Twitter.

Facebook and privacy Privacy has been a major concern for Facebook users ever since the network’s beginning in 2004. Facebook does have privacy settings; however, many Facebook users are unaware of the standard default settings and that they can change these settings when they join the network. This is not surprising because over the past few years there have been numerous changes to privacy settings, and the average user does not keep abreast of these changes. As a consequence, users do not lock down their personal information.

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