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Building the Knowledge Culture

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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SLA’s European Chapter: A Bit of History

Guy St. Clair

Interested SLA members might want to spend a few minutes listening to my comments about SLA’s European Chapter. Back in the 1980s, when I was living in the U.K., a group of us got to thinking about how the chapter might be revived. A few weeks ago, I was honored to be asked by Dennie Heye of the European Chapter if I would be willing to be interviewed, to describe some of our activities in that process. The interview can be heard here. – Guy St. Clair

News: Three Inducted into Specialized Librarianship Hall of Fame

Guy St. Clair

Judy Field, John V. Ganly, and Guy St. Clair were inducted into the SLA Hall of Fame at the 101st Annual Conference of SLA (Special Libraries Association), held recently in New Orleans, LA. Field is Professional in Residence at Wayne State University in Detroit, MI, and Ganly is formerly Assistant Director, Science, Industry, and Business Library of The New York Public Library in New York, NY. St. Clair is President and Consulting Specialist at SMR International in New York. Induction into SLA’s Hall of Fame recognizes an individual’s service and contribution to the Association and to specialized librarianship, and the professional…
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