Managing Libraries through Knowledge Management


Affiliations

  • Gurukul Kangri University, Haridwar, UA, India
  • J.V. Jain P G Degree College, Saharanpur, UP, India

Abstract

Knowledge management is a new concept that has appeared globally in recent years. Conventional functions of a library are to collect, process, disseminate, store and utilize document information to provide service for the society. Knowledge management requires linkage of information with information, information with activities, information with man and information with society. Knowledge management is a sub-discipline of knowledge economy that is relatively a new concept and method of management. It applies for converting intellectual assets of workers / professionals and staff members in the organization into higher productive forces - competition power and value. This paper defines knowledge management and its applications in managing library and information centers.

Keywords

Knowledge Management, Library Management, Information Centre Management.

Subject Discipline

Library Management

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