Filed in: Association for Library and Information Science Education

Knowledge management programs at RMIT

Abstract: The Department of Information Management and Library Studies (DIMALS) in the School of Business Information Technology at RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia, has undergone fundamental changes in mission and objectives since 1994. Faced with falling demand for its programs, growing competition from non-LIS departments, and changes both to the corporate strategy of the

LIS professionals and knowledge management: some recent perspectives

Abstract: Purpose – To identify the general perspectives of library and information science professionals on knowledge management and examine their assessments of its potential values, benefits, opportunities and threats to the profession. Design/methodology/approach – An international survey was conducted using a web-based questionnaire. The questionnaire targeted LIS professionals around the world, through the use