BOK 8 Information Resource Management and Knowledge Management
What is included in BoK 8?
- Collection development and content management principles.
- Definitions, concepts and frameworks of knowledge and knowledge management.
- Applying knowledge sharing strategies.
When reflecting on your activities, ask yourself - 'What did you learn or practise in this area?' 'How did this impact on your work?' 'What did you do as a result of the activity?'
Some examples of activities include:
Information Resource Management
- Managing information resources within the organisation.
- Writing a collection management policy.
- Applying selection policies, procedures and resources.
- Reviewing acquisitions processes.
- Negotiating licences with publishers, vendors or aggregators.
- Selecting EPIC databases.
- Identifying , selecting and creating access to key Māori electronic information resources – manaakitanga.
- Evaluating the relevance of information resource collection material.
- Relocating materials to appropriate storage.
- Developing a cooperative arrangement for the audio book collection.
- Reading an article about the evolution of knowledge management.
- Setting up an informal group (community of practice) to work on revalidation journals.
- Setting up a wiki to share resources.
- Finding out how information flows within the organisation.
- Participating in a discussion on Knowledge management and organisational strategy.
- Analysing social capital and social networks.
- Finding out how knowledge is organised within a hapū/iwi organisation – akoranga.
- Attending a lecture on how the culture of an organisation affects knowledge management.
- Contributing to the implementation of knowledge management strategies in your organisation.
- Determining how knowledge management strategies are perceived and employed by staff in your organisation.