Knowledge Management : Changing Role of LIS in the Digital Environment

Yadagiri, S and Gireesh Kumar, T K . Knowledge Management : Changing Role of LIS in the Digital Environment., 2013 In: 'Libraries in the Changing Dimensions of Digital Technology’ Festschrift In Honor of Prof. D. Chandran. B. R. Publishing Corporation, Delhi, pp. 476-481. [Book chapter]

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Knowledge Management is relatively a new concept, which enables the libraries to provide quality services in the knowledge economy and the library professionals should have the ability to assess and evaluate information to become the leaders of knowledge management. This Paper presents an overview of the concept of knowledge management and its applications in libraries in the pretext of information and digital era. Highlights the need for knowledge management, its relative advantages and the barriers to be confronted to implement KM in libraries and also analyzes the skills to be acquired by the library professionals to cope with the challenging role as 'Knowledge Manager' in the digital environment.

Item type: Book chapter
Keywords: Knowledge management, KM, Library Pofessionals, Knowledge Manager
Subjects: I. Information treatment for information services
I. Information treatment for information services > ID. Knowledge representation.
Depositing user: Mr. GIREESH KUMAR TK
Date deposited: 02 Apr 2014 09:43
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:30


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