Libraries breaking barriers through TikTok: enhancing access and visibility
Mashiyane, Dina Mokgadi
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Purpose: The purpose of this study is to ascertain the usage of TikTok by libraries in enhancing access and visibility of services, facilities and resources. Design/methodology/approach: This is a review paper of literature related to the usage of TikTok in libraries. Findings: 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. Originality/value: This is a welcome contribution to the utilization of TikTok for enhancing library services and reaching out to users beyond the library walls.