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Building the Knowledge Culture

Sharing KM Techniques from the Development Community

Guy St. Clair

I’m a big fan of Ian Thorpe’s blog – KM on a Dollar a Day – and I’m not shy about recommending that others take a look. Here’s another opportunity for the rest of us to pick up some good tips, regardless of the industry we work in. Ian’s latest post, the second of two (although he’s promising more) is about the role of learning, a subject about which he feels strongly (as do I). He’s writing about how aid organizations can make learning part of their brand, and his comments are valuable for any corporate or organizational function. In…
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Knowledge Workers in the New KM Environment

Guy St. Clair

After the build-up in prior posts about the Annual Conference of the Special Libraries Association (SLA) – held in Philadelphia last month – a bit of follow-up is appropriate. I won’t report on the entire conference, but I’m happy to share a few comments about some of  the activities. Perhaps this brief post will be of interest to knowledge workers who read these posts and provoke some useful knowledge sharing. A first impression – and I’ve certainly seen this coming over the past couple of years or so – is that KM/knowledge services is no longer the esoteric but hard-to-define management…
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Kim Dority Talks to Guy St. Clair about Specialized Librarianship and Columbia University’s M.S. in Information and Knowledge Strategy

Guy St. Clair

Kim Dority is founder and president of Dority & Associates, an information strategy and content development company. On the advisory board of the University of Denver’s MLIS program, Kim created and teaches a course on alternative career paths for LIS students and practitioners and is the author of Rethinking Information Work: A Career Guide for Librarians and Other Information Professionals and the infonista.com blog. Dority recently spoke with Guy St. Clair about Columbia University’s M.S. in Information and Knowledge Strategy. Read the full interview at SMRSHARE, SMR’S knowledge capture site. Highlights of the interview: – Guy St. Clair teaches in Columbia University’s…
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