Abstract: Introduction. The role of library and information science professionals as knowledge facilitators is solidly grounded in the profession’s theoretical foundations as much as connected with its social relevance. Knowledge science is presented in this paper as a convenient theoretical framework for this mission, and knowledge engagement services –knowledge brokering, knowledge readiness and knowledge
Abstract: Recent efforts by CILIP to create a globally accepted Chartered Knowledge Manager accreditation are timely and tap into a latent demand. Last year, I was asked to become a knowledge and information management ambassador for library and information association CILIP, to help inter alia promote CILIP in the wider world.
Abstract: Knowledge managers work for a wide variety of employers and could be based in a government, health, law or a commercial setting. Key responsibilities will include the development and management of complex information systems. Knowledge managers often have other management responsibilities which could including staff and budgets, the implementation of a KM policy
The Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals Conference (CILIP Conference), successor of the biennial Umbrella Conference & Exhibition, is the annual flagship event for the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP). The conference brings together library, knowledge and information professionals from all sectors of the profession from the UK and overseas, to