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Getting acquainted with social networks and apps: periscope up! Broadcasting via live streaming

Katie Elson Anderson (Paul Robeson Library, Rutgers University, Camden, New Jersey, USA)

Library Hi Tech News

ISSN: 0741-9058

Article publication date: 2 May 2017

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Abstract

Purpose

The purpose of this paper is to get acquainted with social networks and apps: up periscope! broadcasting via live streaming.

Design/methodology/approach

This study is a general review paper.

Findings

The popularity and growth of live streaming applications should not be overlooked by information professionals.

Originality/value

Even if the library does not use the app itself, it is important to be aware that patrons are using these tools to stream their lives to the world.

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Citation

Anderson, K.E. (2017), "Getting acquainted with social networks and apps: periscope up! Broadcasting via live streaming", Library Hi Tech News, Vol. 34 No. 3, pp. 16-20. https://doi.org/10.1108/LHTN-03-2017-0015

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Emerald Publishing Limited

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