Abstract: The main objective of this paper is to explore the changes in library education in the context of the emergence of both information science and knowledge management. This paper is based on the review of scientific literature published in books, journals, websites, and other secondary sources and on the authors own viewpoints. The
Abstract: LAC Group has published a new e-booklet for LIS students and graduates who want to explore opportunities in the emerging and dynamic field of knowledge management. Knowledge management careers contains descriptions of different career paths in knowledge management (KM) and first-person advice from knowledge managers working for LAC Group in various organizations.
Abstract: Information Professionals and Knowledge Managers deal with significant career challenges for a number of reasons associated (for example) with common misperceptions of their expertise and roles. In environments where they must often justify their work and value over and over, those already in the profession and those just entering need to prepare for
Abstract: One of the characteristics of knowledge-based economy is the rapid pace of change that affects our lives, organizations, and society in general. The rapid increase in communication technologies and information has created an overflow of information and knowledge. Cultural, social, and technological changes and economic pressures have produced a fast-changing environment, particularly in
Abstract: The need for more knowledge management courses is starting to be recognised and a few such courses are now being established. The MSc in Knowledge Management Systems at South Bank University, which commenced two years ago, is one such example. The course is based in the School of Computing, Information Systems and Mathematics.