Comparative analysis of social networking tools and technologies for International School Librarians in Asia

IntroductionThis report documents a Comparative analysis of social networking tools and technologies for International School librarians in Asia. The case study research methodology - defined as “examining contemporary phenomenon within its real-life context … and it relies on multiple sources of evidence” (Yin, 2003, p.13, cited in Shanks and Bekmamedova, 2013, p. 174) was employed … Continue reading Comparative analysis of social networking tools and technologies for International School Librarians in Asia

Social networking – the dark side

I've been on the internet a long, long time.  There was some primitive stuff going on when I did my first degree around the mid-80's (that's 1980's) but we only really got it going at home in 1994 - and then we were living in Brazil, where and when at that time, even having a … Continue reading Social networking – the dark side

Network, networking, social networking

As week 2 of my professional placement draws to an end I'm thinking more about this network thing.  Both now, and during my study visit I'm noticing more and more the difference between "networked" librarians and "non-networked" to put it a little crudely.  Of course, even the "non-networked" librarians are networked, in the "no (wo)man is … Continue reading Network, networking, social networking

First questions

(a) define what social networking is (in your own words);In my opinion there are two types of social networking - that which occurs online, and that which occurs online. In both my online and offline worlds I enjoy having disparate networks of friends and connections who define parts of who I am and how I … Continue reading First questions