Transforming Libraries: the Real Barriers to Transforming Ourselves
Walters, Tyler O.
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The challenge to libraries: how do libraries and librarians change themselves and the work culture? Recognize that information is everywhere; hence opportunities for libraries are everywhere. Develop incentives to grow and share knowledge, be leaders, take risks, and be opportunists. A new blend of information and learning professionals will be required to run a library. Knowledge management is a cross disciplinary practice which enables organizations to improve the way they create, adopt, validate, diffuse, store and use knowledge in order to attain their goals faster and more effectively.