Introduction to Knowledge Management Systems for Libraries

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Credits: 1.5 CEUs or 15 PDHs

Knowledge management (KM) is the application of theories, principles, methods, and practices designed to achieve organizational goals. Together we will explore strategies and best practices in KM, examine technologies and tools used for capturing and sharing knowledge, applying “lessons learned” to situations in your libraries/information centers. By the end of four weeks you will understand the issues, opportunities, and challenges of managing knowledge projects and workers, be able to build a knowledge strategy for your organization and design an effective knowledge management system and measure the success and impact of KM activities.

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1.5 CEUs or 15 PDHs

Course Description

Knowledge management (KM) is the application of theories, principles, methods, and practices designed to achieve organizational goals. Together we will explore strategies and best practices in KM, examine technologies and tools used for capturing and sharing knowledge, applying “lessons learned” to situations in your libraries/information centers. By the end of four weeks you will understand the issues, opportunities, and challenges of managing knowledge projects and workers, be able to build a knowledge strategy for your organization and design an effective knowledge management system and measure the success and impact of KM activities.

Barbie Keiser

Barbie KeiserBarbie Keiser is an information resources management (IRM) consultant. She has developed courses in Competitive Intelligence (CI) and Knowledge Management Systems (KMS), delivered at universities around the world. Today, she teaches them in the classroom for Carey Business School, Johns Hopkins University, and online for the College of Communications and Information Science, University of Kentucky, and Library Juice Academy. She received her MSLS from Case Western Reserve University. She has won numerous awards from library, information, and academic institutions, has been a Fulbright Specialist in Slovenia (2004) and Lithuania (2007), and is a board member of World Computer Exchange (WCE). Barbie is a prolific author, perhaps best known for her column in ONLINE Searcher magazine. A co-author of Marketing Library Services: A Nuts-and-Bolts Approach, Barbie has turned the print work into a series of workshops for librarians/infopros.

Special Session

Please contact us to arrange a special session of this class for a group of seven or more, with a negotiable discount, or to be notified when it is next scheduled.

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