The purpose of this paper is to explore the students’ opinion of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi, regarding the use of social networking sites (SNSs)/tools by library and their expectation from the library through SNSs.
A survey was conducted using a well-designed questionnaire circulated among 200 students studying in JNU for the academic session 2011-2012.
The study explores that most of the students are in favor of using the SNS/tools by the libraries and they expect the services should be provided to them by libraries through SNS/tools as well.
The study geographical area was confined to the students of the JNU, New Delhi, regarding their opinion on use of SNS/tools by the library.
The paper highlights the student opinion regarding the use of SNS by library and further explores the expectations of students from library through SNS/tool.
The authors are thankful to Mr. Mahesh Chand, Assistant Librarian, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, for their kind cooperation and support during the study.
Kumar Bhatt, R. and Kumar, A. (2014), "Student opinion on the use of social networking tools by libraries: A case study of Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi", The Electronic Library, Vol. 32 No. 5, pp. 594-602. https://doi.org/10.1108/EL-09-2012-0110Download as .RIS
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