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Building the Knowledge Culture

The Knowledge Strategist Drives the Knowledge-Value Effort

Guy St. Clair

  Here’s my happy story for when this happens: When working on an assignment for two merged government agencies, my team and I lucked onto a specialist librarian who had started her career as a records manager in one of the two agencies. She later become head of that agency’s records unit, and while in that job, she acquired an M.L.I.S. and then moved into a job in the research library of the other agency, about two years before the agencies merged. Our team’s assignment – as external consultants – was to work with management and staff to develop a knowledge strategy for…
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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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