Abstract: The study aims at exploring the relevancy of knowledge management (KM) to library and information science (LIS). Besides the review of relevant literature, the study has conducted an online survey of KM education programs offered by different schools of the world. An interdisciplinary approach of KM education is analysed to find its link
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
Abstract: The present thesis attempts to describe the Knowledge Management (KM) field in terms of its relevance to the Library & Information Science (LIS) professions. The methodology employed was a combination of qualitative and quantitative approaches including administration of a web-based survey and the conduct of in-depth interviews targeted at LIS professionals.