ISSN 1002-1027  CN 11-2952/G2

Journal of Academic Libraries ›› 2014, Vol. 32 ›› Issue (6): 78-82.

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Comparative Study on Weibo of Public Library and University Library

Xuezhu Gong   

  • Received:2014-05-21 Online:2014-11-10 Published:2015-11-26


This paper analyzes the weibo of 173 public libraries and 258 university libraries through statistical and word frequency analysis methods. By comparing the time of account setup, time of content publishing, words frequency, impact and topics, it is found that the peak of number of public libraries weibo appears one hour later than that of university library weibo. There is significant periodicity of weibo publication time of public library and university library. The average of forward ratio of weibo of public library and university library are 1.5 and 1.8 respectively. There are significant differences between the two types of libraries in weibo. The proposed usage of weibo are also discussed in this paper.