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Must Libraries Fully Engage with Web 2.0 Without Discernment? The Science Business Case
According some professional magazines, Scientists are leader of the Web 2.0 pack. Many online services appeared on the market for a few years and these technologies would reshape the future of research and science communication. But, at the time being, it is not obvious whether Scientists have really embraced these new services on their daily routine, as the adoption seems to be low. The question for science libraries is to know f they have to invest on wikis and other blogs. How can they choose appropriate tools among dozens of web 2.0's applications? Is it so critical to maintain a presence on social networks? Libraries strategy must consider real impact of web 2.0 in their specific environment before to engage their energy and time.