Using blogs for knowledge management in libraries

Title

Using blogs for knowledge management in libraries

Subject

Libraries--Information technology; Knowledge management; Libraries--Information resources management; Library information networks

Description

This paper describes the concept of knowledge management and its twofold mission in libraries. It introduces the definition and types of blogs and analyzes their technical and cultural characteristics; it also makes a comparison between blogs and other social media such as email, websites, listservs, and wiki in order to demonstrate the efficiency of blogs as knowledge management tools for libraries. In addition, it examines and explores the applications of blogs in libraries in the areas of internal communication, public services, and public relations.

Creator

Dong, Elaine Xiaofen

Publisher

CALA Occasional Paper Series

Rights

This resource may be copyright-protected. You may make use of this resource, with proper attribution, for educational and other non-commercial uses only. Please contact the author for permission to reproduce.

Language

English

Type

text; journal article

Date Available

12/12/2017

Date Issued

11/1/2008

Extent

7 pages

Bibliographic Citation

Dong, E. X. (2008). Using blogs for knowledge management in libraries. CALA Occasional Paper Series, No. 2 (November), 1-7.

Citation

Dong, Elaine Xiaofen, “Using blogs for knowledge management in libraries,” CALASYS - CALA Academic Resources & Repository System, accessed November 17, 2018, http://ir.cala-web.org/items/show/346.