This study examines the social networking sites among college students in India have significantly increased. The purpose of the study is to investigate the use of social networking sites among students of Library and Information Science, Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University, Raipur, Chhattisgarh. Structured questionnaires were used to collect the data from a representative sample of 61 (B. Lib. & I. Sc. 33, M. Lib. & I. Sc. 18 and 10 research scholars) students who were selected. The collected data were analyzed using different statistical methods. The result indicates that all Library and Information Science students are aware of social networking sites. They are using at least one form of social networking website to interact with family members and friends and also connect to their classmates for online study. Facebook and Whatsapp are the commonly used social networking sites among the Library and Information Science students and they use them for friendly communication. There are benefits of using social networking sites as well as dangers associated with social networking sites which are discussed in this paper.
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Sahu (2022). Use of Social Networking Sites among Students of Library and Information Science, Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University, Raipur. Journal of Ravishankar University (Part-A: SOCIAL-SCIENCE), 28(2), pp.14-21.DOI: https://doi.org/10.52228/JRUA.2022-28-2-2
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