ISSN: 2249 - 0213

     A Quarterly Open Access Journal

Knowledge Management and New Skills, Roles & Challenges for Librarians in the ICT World

Latest development of Information Communication Technology (ICT) and its applications in Libraries, the concept of document management has been changed to information management and again the entire scenario of information management has started its change to Knowledge Management (KM). This paper discusses the various aspects of Knowledge Management like KM definition, types, characteristics, process, components, stages, tools, principles, objectives of KM in libraries, benefits of ICT in KM, barriers to KM in libraries, ICT for KM in libraries, etc. Paper also focuses on the new skills, roles and new challenges of librarians in managing the knowledge and information in the ICT age.

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