Use of social networks for academic purposes: a case study

@article{Nndez2013UseOS,
  title={Use of social networks for academic purposes: a case study},
  author={Gemma N{\'a}ndez and {\'A}ngel Borrego},
  journal={The Electronic Library},
  year={2013},
  volume={31},
  pages={781-791}
}
Extensive research has tracked how electronic publishing is influencing the informationseeking and reading behaviour of scholars. Tenopir et al. (2009) showed that scholars’ use of electronic information has increased substantially over time as academic libraries transit from print to electronic collections. The adoption of electronic information in academic settings has been extremely successful. Despite minor disciplinary differences — more related to the amount of electronic information… CONTINUE READING