Resource Management in Libraries and Archives Introduction Scope Limitations
Resource Management What it is? Why is it important? How is it done?
From Resource Management to Knowledge Management Library Science Nature Information Science Social Service Egalitarian Libraries Document Resources Theory Practice Motive Scope Focus Management Technological Productivity Profit Anywhere Information Knowledge
Knowledge Management A set of processes that create and share knowledge across an organization to optimize the use of judgment in the attainment of mission and goals. Data Information Knowledge
RM/KM Involves … <ul><li>Disseminating it; that is, transferring knowledge to people when and where they need it. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Capturing Resources/Knowledge or acquiring it; that is, recording the tacit and /or explicit knowledge within and useful for the organizational goals </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Cataloging and storing it; that is, placing the information into a central area where all members of an organization who have a need to know have access to it </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Transforming it for use in other contexts (when appropriate); that is, making connections among pieces of information to create new approaches (information analysis, consolidation, preparation of digests, state of the art reports, etc.) </li></ul></ul></ul>
The Process Requires Strong Technology Support <ul><li>Hardware </li></ul><ul><li>Software </li></ul><ul><li>Human Power </li></ul>Networked Computer Systems Computer peripherals like printers, scanners, digital camera, multimedia equipments, etc. Database Systems Specialized application softwares Competent, trained personnel with service orientation
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