Review Article: “Libraries Breaking Barriers Through TikTok: Enhancing Access and Visibility”
The article linked below was recently published by Library Hi-Tech.
Dina Mokgadi Mashiyane
University of the Free State – South Campus, Bloemfontein, South Africa
Library Hi Tech News
The purpose of this study is to ascertain the usage of TikTok by libraries in enhancing access and visibility of services, facilities and resources.
This is a review paper of literature related to the usage of TikTok in libraries.
The literature revealed that TikTok is being used mostly for library marketing and advocacy. Though there is scant literature on TikTok for information literacy, this platform is being used for teaching and learning purposes.
This is a welcome contribution to the utilization of TikTok for enhancing library services and reaching out to users beyond the library walls.
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About Gary Price
Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.