Effective Use of Social Media in Libraries
A Case Study from Regional Centre for Strategic Studies
(RCSS) Library
Kamani P...
Introduction
Blog
• Very interactive tool
• Receives instant feedback
• Dynamic, distributed and more collaborative
• Overcome financia...
Blog on Strategic Studies
http://kamani-strategicstudies.blogspot.com
Blog Page views by Countries
• United States 21440
• Russia 7107
• United Kingdom 5265
• India 3892
• Germany 3798
• Sri L...
Knowledge Portal
Knowledge portal can be defined as a web page
that provides an entry point to the Internet or
Intranet. I...
RCSS Digital Reference Library Portal on
South Asian Strategic Studies and
International Relations (http://rcss.asia/)
  
RCSS Digital Reference Library Portal
Contd.
RCSS Digital Reference Library
Portal Contd.
Conclusion
• Portals and blogs are web 2.0 applications and
provide more interactive, effective platform
for its users. Th...
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  • 1. Effective Use of Social Media in Libraries A Case Study from Regional Centre for Strategic Studies (RCSS) Library Kamani Perera Librarian Regional Centre for Strategic Studies k_vithana@yahoo.com
  • 2. Introduction
  • 3. Blog • Very interactive tool • Receives instant feedback • Dynamic, distributed and more collaborative • Overcome financial crisis • Can share unlimited information • Anybody can read and write their comments • Kind of online diary
  • 4. Blog on Strategic Studies http://kamani-strategicstudies.blogspot.com
  • 5. Blog Page views by Countries • United States 21440 • Russia 7107 • United Kingdom 5265 • India 3892 • Germany 3798 • Sri Lanka 3121 • France 2348 • Ukraine 2221 • Netherlands 1877 • Spain 1829 • Page views all time history 81,263 *2011 May – 2013 June (As at 21 June 2013)
  • 6. Knowledge Portal Knowledge portal can be defined as a web page that provides an entry point to the Internet or Intranet. It supports working, learning, teaching, research, and development.
  • 7. RCSS Digital Reference Library Portal on South Asian Strategic Studies and International Relations (http://rcss.asia/)
  • 8. RCSS Digital Reference Library Portal Contd.
  • 9. RCSS Digital Reference Library Portal Contd.
  • 10. Conclusion • Portals and blogs are web 2.0 applications and provide more interactive, effective platform for its users. Therefore, it is called wisdom web, participative web, and read/write web. • I encourage you to use these tools in your libraries to capture, store, share and disseminate internal and external knowledge within your virtual community. Thank You