Library 2.0 @ Parliamentary Libraries

ABIDI, Munazza Mashkoor (2015) Library 2.0 @ Parliamentary Libraries. Paper presented at: IFLA WLIC 2015 - Cape Town, South Africa in Session 220 - Library and Research Services for Parliaments.

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Library 2.0 @ Parliamentary Libraries

This 21st century is known as century of information communication technology (ICT) or century of revolution because of rapid changes in technology bring speedy transformation in every field of life. Latest technologies have great impact on the routine tasks of libraries and librarians increasingly, with Library 2.0 services at the vanguard. Today many libraries in the world with the help of Library 2.0 services are offering enhanced and more applicable services to their patrons. In the present world Parliamentarians also using Web 2.0 technologies i.e. twitter, Facebook, blog, YouTube etc. it is right time for parliamentarian librarians to transform their services into Library 2.0 services for ease of parliamentarians. Librarians may improve their parliament libraries services status with the integration of Web 2.0 services. The implications of Library 2.0 services in Parliament libraries have massive implications for how libraries now and in the future will stay relevant to parliamentarians and how they will face the next generation of new information technology.

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