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Indian Journal of Library and Information Science

Volume  11, Issue 2, May-Aug 2017, Pages 93-98


Original Article

Use of Social Networking Sites Facebook, Google Plus, Linked in, and Twitter among user of State Library, Odisha: An Exploratory Study
Lambodara Parabhoi*, Pramod Kumar Meher**, Ramani Ranjan Sahu***
*Professional Assistant, Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Rashtrapati Nivas, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171004, India. **Professional Assistant, Sri Sri University, Cuttack, Odisha 754006, India. ***Assistant Librarian, Indian Institute of Public Health, Gandhi Nagar, Gujarat 382042, India.
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Now day’s Social networking sites are very popular among the youth. The paper highlights how and what extend the user of State Library Odisha are use social networking sites (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Google+).There are 83 no of response received from the user. It has found that Facebook (95.2%) is most popular social networking site among user of state library Odisha. The user of State library Odisha spent hours in Social networking sites. It is also found that, the users are well aware about Social Networking Sites.The users of the State library Odisha useSocial Networking Sites via Mobile 69(83.1%) rather than other devices like Laptop, Tablet, desktop etc.

Keywords: Social Networking Sites; Facebook; Twitter; LinkedIn; and Google Plus; State Library; Odisha.


Corresponding Author : Ramani Ranjan Sahu, Assistant Librarian, Indian Institute of Public Health, Gandhi Nagar, Gujarat 382042, India.