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تحقيقات اطلاع رساني و كتابخانه هاي عمومي 2018, 24(1): 149-167 Back to browse issues page
Utilization of social networks by public library users in the city of Tonekabon
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 Purpose: To investigate the use of social networks by users of public libraries Tonekabon in order to design tailored services to the community.
Methodology: Stratified sampling was carried out to select a sample of 234 respondents. Data was collected using a questionnaire. Analysis used descriptive and inferential statistics. Statistical tests such as Kolmogorov-Smirnov, Friedman and Pearson correlation coefficient were used to verify findings.
Findings: The group of social network sites with an average of 6/57 were used the most. Books and reading group with an average of 5.24 were used the least. Facebook, with an average of 2/68, web-mobile  and Telegram with an average of 3.88, the group of Multimedia, Skype with an average of 2/32, and among books and reading tools, Reader Professional Network with the average 2/45 were used more.
Originality/ Value: The value of the present article is informing public librarians about the use of the variety of social network tools, and showing their popularity
Keywords: Social networking, Library users, Public libraries, Tonekabon city
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Type of Study: quantitative | Subject: Reference (work, Resources)
Received: 2016/04/3 | Accepted: 2017/12/19 | Published: 2017/12/19
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Utilization of social networks by public library users in the city of Tonekabon. تحقيقات اطلاع رساني و كتابخانه هاي عمومي. 2018; 24 (1) :149-167
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Volume 24, Issue 1 (6-2018) Back to browse issues page
تحقیقات اطلاع‌رسانی و کتابخانه‌های عمومی Research on Information Science and Public Libraries
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