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Building the Knowledge Culture

Curious about the KM/Knowledge Services – Specialized Librarianship Connection?

Guy St. Clair

   Join Our Workshop and Learn More   Start your September by learning to drive and support the knowledge culture in your organization. Join your colleagues in KMKS101. Fundamentals of Knowledge Management and Knowledge Services. We start Monday, September 8. KMKS101 will help you: Understand the role of knowledge management and knowledge services in the parent organization Understand the value of linking organizational KM efforts with strategic learning Enable innovation, enhanced decision-making, and strengthened knowledge asset management Develop a customized action plan to achieve a specific KM/knowledge services goal in your organization Instructors:  Dale Stanley and Guy St. Clair Schedule:  Monday, September…
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White Paper Outlines Transformational Steps for Specialized Libraries

Guy St. Clair

  In a new white paper authored for Soutron Global, I put forward a series of recommendations for specialized libraries. It’s no longer necessary to describe the changes affecting specialized librarianship. We know what’s happened, but many of us continue to struggle with the “how-to” for dealing with the changing organizational management environment in which specialized libraries function. This white paper describes what we can do. The paper is called “From Collections to Connections: Managing the Transformation of Libraries into the Digital Resource Centers of the Future.” Published by Soutron Global, the recognized authority in library transformation, the development of the…
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A New KM/Knowledge Services Success in Africa

Guy St. Clair

  It is my pleasure to report on the success of SMR International’s latest venture in Sub-Sahara Africa. For four days in July, Nerisa Jepkorir Kamar, SMR’s representative in Africa, conducted a series of workshops for African information professionals and knowledge workers. These were first KM/knowledge services workshops in Kenya and, as far as we know, the first in Sub-Sahara Africa. Offered by SMR International in cooperation with Information Africa Organization (IAO), the workshops (described here) were well received, with participants remarking not only on the quality of the content provided but on the importance of the occasion. As noted by one academic leader…
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