Abstract: Recently, Tom Davenport, a foundational thought leader in knowledge management, posted an article asking “What ever happened to Knowledge Management?” He discusses a number of influences and I recommend you read the article, although there’s plenty there to disagree with. However, if KM is on “life support,” as Davenport
Abstract: Knowledge management (KM) is influential as a concept and practice, referring to the capture, codification, and interpretation of knowledge. KM can be viewed as a form of library and information science (LIS) or a distinct professional area. Wider debates around the skills of newly qualified LIS workers, the LIS curriculum, and the current
Abstract: This paper seeks to establish the state of knowledge of Knowledge Management (KM) among Library and Information Services (LIS) professionals, the extent to which they find positions in the KM sector, the extent to which they practise identifiable KM processes in their work and the adequacy of educational preparation and professional development opportunities.