Use of Social Networking Sites by Lis Research Scholar of Gauhati University
Silpisikha Devi

Silpisikha Devi, M.Phil Scholar, Department of Library and Information Science, Gauhati University Master of Library & Information Science, Gauhati University.

Manuscript received on December 17, 2019. | Revised Manuscript received on December 22, 2019. | Manuscript published on January 10, 2020. | PP: 227-230 | Volume-9 Issue-3, January 2020. | Retrieval Number: C8024019320/2020©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijitee.C8024.019320
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Abstract: Purpose: The library works as an access point of information, knowledge and services to fulfill the requirement of learning research activities of its users. In the modern age, information technologies become the gateway of knowledge access. Various social networking sites have been progressedin addiction to development of computer technology as well as meet the users with their changing needs. Thus social networking site become the tool of connect people for common purpose. The people of today’s world vastly use SNS in their daily life. Libraries have improved their collection and services in electronic form with rapid growth of ICT. SNS helps the library to work as a user friendly center. This paper describes the different use of SNS by LIS Research scholar, their purposes and effectiveness of SNS forenhancing library services. Methodology: The primary data for this study has been collected through questionnaire, interview and observation method from LIS Research scholar of Gauhati University. The secondary data has been imported from the research article, paper published in different journal, conference proceedings and from books and Wikipedia. Findings: Social Networking sites can be used as an effective way for access information and knowledge for their research and academic purpose. It will be helpful for library professional to provide different kinds of information with least time. 
Keywords: ICT, Library, LIS Research Scholar, Social Networking Sites.
Scope of the Article: Big Data Analytics for Social Networking using IoT