Abstract: Purpose – This paper seeks to advance the case for designing an information and knowledge management curriculum (IKMC) to produce information and knowledge management professionals (IKMPs) in the Standing Conference of Eastern, Central and Southern Africa Library and Information Associations (SCECSAL) region. It highlights challenges and solutions and proposes a model IKMC.
Abstract: The School of Computer and Information Science at ECU has made a commitment to teaching Knowledge Management (KM) and is, at present, engaged in the process of determining its place within existing postgraduate LIS and IT courses. In turn, it is engaging in debate with other academics and industry practitioners about the unique
Abstract: Knowledge Management has a multidisciplinary nature. This feature has ensured its influence on a wide range of fields of professional endeavour. The broad interdisciplinary nature of the subject; as well the appearance of multiple perspectives toward it; with the presence of a rang of strategies within various KM environments have brought multiple approaches
Abstract: Knowledge Management (KM) is a popular topic emerging from the business sector, which has influenced many fields of study, among them Library and Information Science (LIS). As KM is quite recent, there is still much ambiguity as to its nature and its place in LIS education. The current study sought
Abstract: Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to examine how and to what extent knowledge management (KM) has been incorporated into the library and information science (LIS) curriculum. Design/methodology/approach – The study is conducted using an e-mail questionnaire survey of LIS academics world-wide who adopted KM education in