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Academic Knowledge Management @ KM Chicago

Weblogs | Knowledge Management education & training worldwide

Abstract: Tuesday night, KM Chicago hosted a panel discussion of area academics who have knowledge management components to their programs. I was excited about this group of speakers because we had academic representatives from library science, computer science and organizational design. But what I heard was three programs who all acknowledge the wide

Educating future knowledge-literate library and information science professionals

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

Abstract: This paper reports the core findings of an international study that examined the perceptions of LIS community towards knowledge management inclusion in the LIS education. Taking the perspectives of members of international LIS communities, we try to identify the rationale for a paradigm shift in library education towards knowledge management. We also explore

Educating Knowledge Professionals in Library and Information Science Schools

Abstract: Knowledge management (KM) is a multidisciplinary subject which involves efforts from professionals with diverse backgrounds. This paper aims to investigate the needed educational background and skills for knowledge management professionals. In particular,the focus of the paper is to examine whether a master’s degree in library and information science (LIS) is a preferred educational