Concepts of Knowledge Management among Library & Information Science Professionals

Nazim, Mohammad and Husain, Shabahat Concepts of Knowledge Management among Library & Information Science Professionals. International Journal of Information Dissemination and Technology, 2013, vol. 3, n. 4, pp. 264-269. [Journal article (Paginated)]

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This study aims to identify, collect and critically review the research literature on the concepts of Knowledge Management (KM) among Library & Information Science (LIS) professionals. The present study is based on the review of published work in the field of KM and librarianship. It has been observed that the knowledge which is embedded in people (their skill and expertise) as well as knowledge of working processes of libraries (explicit knowledge) recognized as the important sources of knowledge within libraries. Skills of LIS professionals in librarianship and information management can be very beneficial to KM, but these are not sufficient and there is a need to acquire additional competencies in the fields of communication, human resource management, change management, project management. Based on the extensive review of literature, this study provides a theoretical foundation for further research to investigate the problems and prospects of implementing KM in libraries.

Item type: Journal article (Paginated)
Keywords: Knowledge Management, Library & Information Science, Emerald, Science Direct, LISTA, DOAJ, Google Scholar, J-Store.
Subjects: F. Management. > FJ. Knowledge management
Depositing user: Dr. Mohammad Nazim
Date deposited: 27 Apr 2017 07:18
Last modified: 27 Apr 2017 07:18


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