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Join Us in Support of Dale Stanley’s Important Contribution

Guy St. Clair

  This time out, Dale Stanley is SMR International’s Guest Blogger. Dale is one of my best friends and in addition to his professional work at Gilead Sciences in Foster City, CA on a less-formal basis Dale is SMR International’s Senior Consultant and Marketing and Operations Manager. So we spend a lot of time together, working on our various and many projects (including our KM/knowledge services teaching for students and clients) and enjoying one another’s company. And his name is well known to all of SMR’s friends, clients, and colleagues. I’m honored today to share this news of Dale’s great adventure. This…
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Specialized Librarianship and Knowledge Services – Surprising (Informal) Poll Results

Guy St. Clair

  A bit of surprise in last week’s “Transforming Libraries” Webinar for Soutron Global. My topic was “Knowledge Services: The Specialized Library as the Company’s Knowledge Nexus.” As is our custom with these webinars, we include a couple of polls, and I’ll bet you’ll be as surprised as I was with what we learned. As I spoke about the value of participating in company activities beyond the work of the specialized library, I asked participants how often they took part in a working group or team activity with people outside the library. With 75% of our webinar attendees responding, 64% said they had done this within the…
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Other Voices: Mitzi Perdue Talks about How – For Frank Perdue – Knowledge Sharing Was Simply Part of Sharing – It’s What He Did

Guy St. Clair

  In our work in knowledge management and knowledge services, we speak a great deal about knowledge sharing. And not only in our professional lives. For those of us working with knowledge management (KM), knowledge sharing, and knowledge strategy, we are constantly aware of how much of what we do “for a living” carries over into our personal lives. The foundation of our work – telling stories and sharing what we know – is what we do all the time, and from where I sit, one of the best story tellers in my crowd is Mitzi Perdue. What Mitzi has done with…
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