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Friending Libraries: Why libraries can become nodes in people’s social networks

Posted by Editor on October 14, 2009

by Lee Rainie
Mar 30, 2009
at Computers in Libraries conference

Lee discussed Pew Internet’s latest findings and why they suggest that libraries can play a role in people’s social networks in the future. He described the reasons that people rely more and more on their social networks as they share ideas, learn, solve problems, and seek social support. And he explored how libraries can act as “nodes” in people’s networks.

Read it at http://www.pewinternet.org/Presentations/2009/8-Friending-libraries.aspx

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One Response to “Friending Libraries: Why libraries can become nodes in people’s social networks”

  1. April said

    I did not watch the slides yet, but I have Pima County PL as a “Friend” in FaceBook, and look forward to their reading lists and library updates, even though I don’t live in Pima County.

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