Concepts and Advances in Information Knowledge Management

Concepts and Advances in Information Knowledge Management

Studies from Developing and Emerging Economies

1st Edition - March 28, 2014

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  • Editors: Kelvin Joseph Bwalya, Nathan Mwakoshi Mnjama, Peter Mazebe II Mothataesi Sebina

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Description

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.

Key Features

  • Presents research aimed at harmonizing theory and practice of general information management paradigms
  • Gives insight into the place of archives, records management, and information technology impacting socio-economic value chains
  • Disseminates theoretical and applied models, and information management system architecture emerging from cloud computing and retrieval systems

Readership

Library science and information professionals, students, and teachers, particularly those working in or with developing economies

Table of Contents

  • Knowledge management
    Library studies
    Archives, records management
    Information systems

Product details

  • No. of pages: 300
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Chandos Publishing 2014
  • Published: March 28, 2014
  • Imprint: Chandos Publishing

About the Editors

Kelvin Joseph Bwalya

Kelvin Joseph Bwalya is Senior Lecturer in computer information systems, Department of Library and Information Studies, University of Botswana and Senior Research Fellow, University of Johannesburg, South Africa. His current research areas include Business Intelligence, Information systems (e-Government, databases, business process modeling, semantic information retrieval and analysis, labour market information system design, etc...), information management (data quality metrics) and virtual reality.

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Botswana and University of Johannesburg, South Africa

Nathan Mwakoshi Mnjama

Nathan Mwakoshi Mnjama is a Professor of Archives and Records Management, Department of Library and Information Studies, University of Botswana.

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Botswana

Peter Mazebe II Mothataesi Sebina

Peter Mazebe II Mothataesi Sebina is a Senior Lecturer in Archives and Records Management, Department of Library and Information Studies, University of Botswana.

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Botswana

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