eBook Concepts and Advances in Information Knowledge Management, 1st Edition

  • Kelvin Joseph Bwalya
  • Published By: Chandos Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 1780634358
  • ISBN-13: 9781780634357
  • DDC: 658.4038
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 294 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released September 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014
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Effective information and knowledge resource management is a driver of competiveness. Many developing countries have put mechanisms in place that seek to match knowledge-based economies, where information has become the fuel for responsiveness, innovation, and competition. Concepts and Advances in Information Knowledge Management brings out emerging and current discussion from the sub-fields of information management in this environment. This title consists of sections on key aspects of information knowledge management and addresses knowledge management, library studies, archives and records management, and information systems.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
List of Figures and Tables.
About the Editors and Authors.
1: The Records Management Conundrum.
2: Effective Customer Service: An Enhancer of Performance in Archives and Records Management.
3: Accountability and Records Appraisal with Particular Reference to Challenges Experienced in Malawi.
4: The Records Management Paradigm Shift: Problems and Prospects in East and Southern Africa.
5: Functional Requirements for an Electronic Records Management System for Court Records.
6: The Emerging Information Management Landscape.
7: Analysing the Future of Zimbabwe's Academic Libraries: From Their Historical Past to Preparedness for Current Realities and Requirements.
8: Unleashing the Conceptual Value of Information Management for Organizational Competitiveness: Semantic Underpinnings.
9: Factors Affecting the Development of Digital Resources Collection in Universities: A Case Study of Kenya.
10: Re-Engineering Information Literacy Programmes of Nairobi-Based Public and Private Universities in Kenya.
11: Indigenous Knowledge Management in Botswana Using ICT Applications.
12: Moving Towards a Ubiquitous Service for Information Access: The Information Environment in Botswana.
13: Information Management in Small Enterprises in Botswana.