This chapter highlights the importance of keeping up to date with professional information in LIS. The chapter discusses the phenomenon of information overload and it provides some strategies to help cope with overload. The chapter focuses on some Web 2.0 technologies, such as blogs, for keeping up to date. It describes social bookmarking and how it can be used as a current awareness tool. The chapter concludes with some discussion of social media competencies for librarians working in the current Web 2.0 environment.
social media competencies
LIS professionals work ...