Web 2.0 tools: a survey of awareness and use by librarians in university libraries in Africa

  • Emmanuel E Baro, Nelson Edewor, Godwin Sunday
  • The Electronic Library, November 2014, Emerald
  • DOI: 10.1108/el-11-2012-0151

Web. 2.0 Use in Africa

What is it about?

This paper is an in depth investigation on the level of awareness and use of Web.2.0 tools by librarians in University libraries across the continent of Africa.

Why is it important?

The uniqueness of this work lies in the relevant information it provides on how libraries in Africa are utilizing Web.2.0 technologies in rendering library services. It sheds light on how libraries in Africa are using these tools and the challenges they encounter.


Mr Nelson Edewor
Federal University of Petroleum Resources,

This work is peculiar. Its the only work that provides an expository outlook on how university libraries in Africa are creatively shaping the library and information service landscape with Web. 2.0 tools.

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The following have contributed to this page: Mr Ebikabowei Emmanuel Baro and Mr Nelson Edewor