#SLAtalk: Get to Know KM with SLA’s Knowledge Management Division!
The term knowledge management is used a lot in the library and information science world. But do you truly know what it means and how to use it?
Get the scoop about KM from SLA’s Knowledge Management Division during our hour-long Twitter chat. Members of the KM Division will be participating in the chat to engage you and answer your questions. Learn everything you wanted to know about KM, but didn’t know how to ask!
Q1 (first 15 minutes): Is there a definition of knowledge management that resonates with you? One you’ve read? One you’ve developed yourself?
- Supplemental reading: “What is KM? Knowledge Management Explained,” Michael D. Koenig, KM World blog, 4 May 2012
Q2 (second 15 minutes): Are you responsible for areas or products in your workplace that are considered knowledge management? If so, which ones (e.g., maintaining an expertise database, researching and writing lessons learned, etc.)?
- Supplemental reading: “Librarians & Knowledge Management: Everything old is new again,” Holly M. Riccio, AALL Spectrum, May 2011
Q3 (third 15 minutes): What KM strategy or technique do you find most valuable in your organization? How does that work for you and your organization?
- Supplemental reading: “Knowledge Management is Not Mere Dissemination,” People, Spaces, Deliberation Blog, The World Bank, 3 April 2012
Q4 (last 15 minutes): Which resources do you use to learn about or sharpen your KM skills? Experts, here’s your chance to share some books/articles/Websites/social media you use to stay on top of KM!
- Supplemental reading: The KM Learning Corner on SLA’s KM Division Website
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