Document Type : Primary Research paper
Librarian Government Arts and Commerce College, Netrang, Dist.Bharuch
Librarian Avalon World School, Dabhoi, Vadodara
Librarian Government Arts and Commerce College, Kathlal, Dist.Kheda
The popularity of social media and online video conferencing in times of global pandemic of Covid-19 is increasing. Social distancing challenges have rendered these tools as primary sources of information. Corona virus has affected student’s life very badly due to the closure of all schools, colleges, and universities. COVID-19 has challenged the education sector for continuing teaching-learning processes through online mode. Today the usage of Social media and video conferencing tools is increasing for online learning. Libraries also have the challenge of using various digital tools and resources to deliver information service to its users when the walls of libraries are closed. With social media and video conferencing tools, a librarian can deliver information effectively to its users. COVID-19 has challenged librarians to know social media and video conferencing tools in this situation. In the 21st-century information technology revolution, libraries can easily deliver library services creating accounts in different social media and video conferencing applications. This paper highlights some of the significant features of social media and video conferencing tools and their applications in library service during the COVID-19 pandemic. This paper also highlights the digital learning initiatives of the Ministry of HRD and UGC, Govt. of India during COVID-19 to learning online education.