Libraries at University of Nebraska-Lincoln


Date of this Version

Winter 12-2020

Document Type



Web is intrinsically a global medium. Web has grown from a group work tool for scientists at CERN into a global information space more than billion users. Currently it is both as a read, write tool as well as a more social and participatory platform. The continuously changing trends have led to enter a new, improved web version 2.0.It is actually just an extension of the original ideas of the web. The web 2.0 has gained substantial momentum in the last decade. The influence of web 2.0 principles and technologies has fuelled an explosion of information and media content on the web and individual and corporate adoption of the technologies continues to rise. The present study has been carried out to identify, usage and application of different web 2.0 tools of the top 100 universities according to the “Ranking web of universities” 2020.