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LIS professionals and knowledge management: some recent perspectives

Abstract: Purpose – To identify the general perspectives of library and information science professionals on knowledge management and examine their assessments of its potential values, benefits, opportunities and threats to the profession. Design/methodology/approach – An international survey was conducted using a web-based questionnaire. The questionnaire targeted LIS professionals around the world, through the use

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