Knowledge Management in 21st Century Academic Libraries


Author(s): K. Janardhan Reddy

This paper gives the expertise management tools for twenty first century academic libraries. there's evidence that knowledge management control cuts throughout all spheres of human and organizational sports which include libraries and information. With knowledge management, academic librarians contribute to the development of employees’ ability in expertise advent; it promotes and strengthens relationships and inter-networking among libraries, librarians, and users. KM creates enablement to mine and extract. The wealth of understanding in library personnel. Information technologies, statistics explosion, multiple codecs of statistics, converting customers’ wishes and gear have assigned more modern roles and obligations to instructional librarians. it has transformed them from custodians of recorded human mind to knowledge navigators; they've migrated from librarians to cyberians, knowledge engineers, know-how gatekeepers, networkers and expertise agents. Those abilities and skills have to be gripped and imbibed by all knowledge employees or they'll turn out to be beside the point on this twenty first century.

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