Concepts and Advances in Information Knowledge Management - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781843347545, 9781780634357

Concepts and Advances in Information Knowledge Management

1st Edition

Studies from Developing and Emerging Economies

Editors: Kelvin Joseph Bwalya Nathan Mwakoshi Mnjama Peter Mazebe II Mothataesi Sebina
eBook ISBN: 9781780634357
Paperback ISBN: 9781843347545
Imprint: Chandos Publishing
Published Date: 28th March 2014
Page Count: 300
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Table of Contents

Knowledge management; Library studies; Archives, records management; Information systems.


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.


Details

No. of pages:
300
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Chandos Publishing 2014
Published:
Imprint:
Chandos Publishing
eBook ISBN:
9781780634357
Paperback ISBN:
9781843347545

Reviews

"This book is recommended to anyone interested in looking beyond our mainstream literature and will make a good starting point for research focusing on this region."--Australian Library Journal, Concepts and Advances in Information Knowledge Management


About the Editors

Kelvin Joseph Bwalya Editor

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 Editor

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 Editor

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