Knowledge Management reads curated by
Missing context; the “Deliberately Developmental Organization”; corporate knowledge in email; KM governance—just a few of the reads compiled and summarized by LibSource Senior Director of Research & Intelligence John DiGilio. Plus there’s an invite to share your favorite KM resources and topics with John. He loves hearing from fellow librarians and researchers, so send him a message!
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As promised in our last issue, Del shares her story, observations and learnings from managing a disaster recovery project for Tulane University Libraries after Katrina. But this advice is for more than hurricane recovery; it’s a reminder that major disasters can happen anytime, minor issues can turn into big problems and the road back to normalcy is often longer than we expect.
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Invitation to play with Library of Congress
The Library of Congress has launched LABS, a new website with APIs and other data visualization tools to encourage innovative use of the Library’s extensive digital collections. And history buffs can join a brand-new pilot project, Beyond Words, to improve information about the pictures within the Chronicling America digitized newspaper collection.
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Thoughts on the future of librarians from
From law librarian to entrepreneur, CEO Deborah Schwarz has witnessed first-hand how new technology has drastically shifted the role of information professionals. In a recent video interview with ShiftCentral – Market Intelligence Agency, she says,
“I think there’s a real role for information professionals to be purveyors of that and to understand that, interpret that and figure out a way to use it. I think the future is even more of an embrace of technology and leading the way with it.”
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