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Information Manager/Librarian to Knowledge Manager

Books, Proceedings, etc. | Knowledge Management education & training worldwide

Abstract: Many organizations world over are embracing knowledge management systems for survival and to retain profitability. This trend is visible in the technology intensive businesses like biotechnology, computers and telecommunications and also in professions like legal, accountancy and management consultancy. A new breed of managers called “Knowledge Manager” has emerged to put the new

Roles of librarians as knowledge professionals

Books, Proceedings, etc. | Knowledge Management education & training worldwide

Abstract: Knowledge and Knowledge Management have emerged as a current ‘hot issue’ for many organizations. This paper starts by exploring the definition of knowledge and knowledge management. It then considers the partnership for knowledge management, and especially how librarians as knowledge professionals, users, and technology experts can contribute to effective knowledge management. It is

Students as Knowledge Ambassadors

Books, Proceedings, etc. | Knowledge Management education & training worldwide

Abstract: Universities in Kenya have invested in library services and resources to support their teaching and learning activities. However, these resources are not used adequately leading some universities to develop partnership programmes with students, known as knowledge ambassadors, to educate their peers about library resources and services available in their institutions. This study sought