Use of Web 2.0 Social Networking Sites for Collaborative Sharing Research Information by the Social Science Research Scholars at Alagappa University, Karaikudi
P. Pitchaipandi1, C. Baskaran2
1P. Pitchaipandi, Research Scholar (FT), Dept. of Library & Information Science, Alagappa University, Karaikudi, India.
2Dr. C. Baskaran, Librarian & Research Supervisor, Central Library, Alagappa University, Karaikudi, India.
Manuscript received on August 01, 2020. | Revised Manuscript received on August 05, 2020. | Manuscript published on September 30, 2020. | PP: 70-74 | Volume-9 Issue-3, September 2020. | Retrieval Number: 100.1/ijrte.C4232099320 | DOI: 10.35940/ijrte.C4232.099320
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Abstract: This study attempts to the Web 2.0 Social Networking Sites for Collaborative Sharing Research Information by the Social Science Research Scholars at Alagappa University, Karaikudi. A sample size 97 Scholars was selected by random sampling method. The data required for the study were collected through a questionnaire. The findings of the study: 30.9% of the respondents using Facebook/ WhatsApp along with most highly used in the popular web browser used for Google chrome 72.2% Google chrome. 48.5% of respondents’ preference of “Very Strongly Agree” Collaborate with Research projects and Teams. Whereas 46.4% “Research Collaboration “Strongly agree” of the respondents respectively. 30.9% purpose of Web 2.0 for Collaborations of Research Communication while 19.6% Opportunities and Learning for Web 2.0 tools support social interaction in the learning process of the respondents respectively.
Keywords: Web 2.0 tools, Collaborative learning, Sharing Research Information, Web 2.0 Opportunities, Blog/Wiki articles.