Libraries In The Knowledge Economy

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The presentation made during the INDEST Workshop & SIS 2008 Conference held at IIM Indore during 4-6 Dec 08.

The presentation made during the INDEST Workshop & SIS 2008 Conference held at IIM Indore during 4-6 Dec 08.

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  • 1. LIBRARIES IN THE KNOWLEDGE ECONOMY Presented by Preeti Pandey Librarian INC
  • 2.
    • “ Knowledge Economy as one that creates, disseminates, and uses knowledge to enhance its growth and development.”
    • - World Bank Institute
  • 3. Main Drivers of Knowledge Economy
    • Globalization
    • Technological Advance and ICT
    • Information and Knowledge recognition of its importance in the Economy
  • 4. Major barrier of Effective use of Knowledge
    • Information Explosion
    • Source Illiteracy
    • Skills
    • Negative Aspect of Knowledge Sharing
  • 5. Knowledge Management in Libraries
    • Internal Knowledge
    • External Knowledge
  • 6. Internal Knowledge
    • Develop OPAC having proper and comprehensive keywords.
    • Develop bibliographic database of articles of Journals and Magazine.
    • Develop Database of articles published in composite books
    • Prepare e-clipping of current news from the newspaper and magazines.
  • 7. External Knowledge
    • Organized Knowledge
    • Scattered Knowledge
  • 8. Organized Knowledge
    • Document Copy Supply Service ( NISCAIR, INFLIBNET, SNDT, BLDSC)
    • Personalized information service ( Abstract and Photocopy service)
    • E-journals / Open Access Journals.
    • Databases
    • Consortia ( UGC Infonet and J-gate )
    • Digital Library
  • 9. Scattered knowledge
    • Other Libraries.
    • Internet.
  • 10. Resource Sharing and Networking
    • it is very common for libraries to be a member of several consortia at the same time for various types of cooperative work and resources sharing. The best examples of these are the OCLC Online Computer Library Center.
  • 11. Information Technology Development
    • In Present scenario knowledge management system in Library should be library built on existing computer and information technology infrastructures, including upgraded intranet, and Internet, and available software programs to facilitate the capture, analysis, organization, storage, and sharing of internal and external information resources for effective knowledge exchange among users, resource persons, publishers, government agencies, businesses and industries, and other organizations via multiple channels and layers.
  • 12. Role of Librarian in this Knowledge Economy Era
    • Librarians support academics in the creation of knowledge  by  developing  and  using  systems and tools to support and facilitate the identification, capture and use of knowledge
    • Librarians work with IT staff as collaborators who have expertise in technology platforms to share knowledge.
    • Learning technology and professional development staff have expertise in the sharing of tacit knowledge as well as the conversion of both explicit and tacit knowledge within the learning environment.
  • 13. Quality of the Librarian in this knowledge Economy Era
    • Technical Skills :
    • Organize, Categories and disseminate relevant information to users.
    • Find, locate and Summarize relevant Knowledge
    • Identify, develop, build and create relevant knowledge.
    • Deep subject knowledge.
    • Deep knowledge of the individual field where he/she work.
    • Soft Skills:
    • People Management
    • Personal Development
    • Intelligent
    • Proactive and Dynamic
    • Passion
    • Influencing
    • Adoptable
    • Credible and Confident
  • 14. Thank You