Abstract: Market research has been undertaken in preparation for a new postgraduate programme in Information and Knowledge Management to be taught by the staff at the Department of Information Science at Loughborough University. The research was needed to shape the curriculum and to define programme parameters. Presented at the conference will be the findings
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Will the Real Knowledge Managers Please Step Forward?
Abstract: The literature of library and information management of the past few years has periodically exhorted librarians to market themselves as skilled knowledge workers capable of taking over the emerging “knowledge management” function in their organisations. This paper challenges such a fanciful re-engineering of the librarian’s role and suggests that it is based on