Social networks are virtual spaces where people of all ages can make contacts, share information and ideas, and build a sense of community. Like all technologies, they are built with tools that can serve many purposes.

A popular example for libraries is LibraryThing.

Some libraries are also creating a virtual presence in Second Life. The best known Second Life library is called InfoIsland. Learn more about the library activities at Second Life at

Skim Learning Spaces: Social Networks from High Tech Learning.

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