Title

Implementing Knowledge Management in Academic Libraries

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

6-2005

Publication Title

Chinese Librarianship: An International Electronic Journal

Issue

19

Abstract

Knowledge management (KM) is an emerging field, much tooted or hyped since late 1990s. However, due to the complicated nature of knowledge per se and its consequent management, it is often difficult to estimate or demonstrate the value of knowledge management. Academic libraries, with limited budget and human resources, may hesitate to follow the business sector and plunge into the uncharted sea of knowledge management. This paper suggests a pragmatic approach to the implementation of Knowledge Management for academic libraries: utilizing the existing staffing, technology, and management structure.

ORCID

0000-0001-9790-8047 (Wen)