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Library Twitter Data 2017

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For article 'Tweeting into the void'
Abstract:

Despite the vast amount of research into social media use by libraries, no research has been made into its use by smaller UK libraries. Although many statements have been made regarding the time- and cost-saving nature of social media, there is a lack of comparative research about its usefulness in different types of libraries. To address these points, this study gathered statistics from 1,425 library accounts on the social media tool Twitter. Five smaller libraries were selected for a more i...

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Oxford University - Bodleian Libraries
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Creator
Publisher:
University of Oxford
Publication date:
2019
Spatial coverage:
UK
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Data collected:
2017-06-12 - 2017-08-31
Language:
English
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Digital
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This data set is an accompaniment to the following paper: Humphreys, Sarah. 2019. “Tweeting into the Void?: Creating a UK Library Twitter List and Analyzing Best Practice – Successes and Myths”. Insights 32 (1): 20. DOI: http://doi.org/10.1629/uksg.471

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