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Information and Knowledge Management Competencies for Information Professionals

Abstract: The paper discusses competencies for new age information professionals. Emphasis has been on the changes within LIS market during the last 2-3 decades, with a particular emphasis on the new roles LIS professionals have to assume in information and knowledge management positions in the corporate world. Management and functional competencies have also been explored, that would make LIS professionals relevant in the emerging market.

Rehman, S.U. (2006). New age competencies for information professionals. In Khoo, C. et al. (Eds.): Preparing Information Professionals for Leadership in the New Age. Proceedings of the Asia-Pacific Conference on Library & Information Education & Practice 2006 (A-LIEP 2006), Singapore, 3-6 April 2006 (pp. 27-34). Singapore: School of Communication & Information, Nanyang Technological University.

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