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Competitive Intelligence for Information Professionals

Competitive Intelligence for Information Professionals
Author : Margareta Nelke,Charlotte Hakansson
Publisher : Chandos Publishing
Release Date : 2015-01-15
Category : Business & Economics
Total pages :152
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Information professionals should be able to take a proactive role as a strategic partner in their organization's competitive intelligence. Their role needs to focus on the "outside-in" approach, based on their organization's strategic needs and objectives. Competitive Intelligence for Information Professionals explores the role of strategic information and intelligence in organizations, and assesses the values and needs of intelligence in organizations. The book provides guidance on how to work strategically with competitive intelligence, methods for monitoring and analysis and a process-oriented approach. Chapters include discussions on how news monitoring and competitive intelligence interact and how this offers opportunities for cooperation between different departments. Cases from the authors' own experiences when working with competitive intelligence in international corporations are also included. Competitive intelligence (CI) is a new area for Information professionals Offers perspectives on a new trend within the library and information sector Provides a comprehensive approach to CI

Competitive Intelligence for Information Professionals

Competitive Intelligence for Information Professionals
Author : Margareta Nelke,Charlotte Håkansson
Publisher : Chandos Publishing
Release Date : 2015-01-27
Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
Total pages :152
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Information professionals should be able to take a proactive role as a strategic partner in their organization's competitive intelligence. Their role needs to focus on the "outside-in" approach, based on their organization's strategic needs and objectives. Competitive Intelligence for Information Professionals explores the role of strategic information and intelligence in organizations, and assesses the values and needs of intelligence in organizations. The book provides guidance on how to work strategically with competitive intelligence, methods for monitoring and analysis and a process-oriented approach. Chapters include discussions on how news monitoring and competitive intelligence interact and how this offers opportunities for cooperation between different departments. Cases from the authors’ own experiences when working with competitive intelligence in international corporations are also included. Competitive intelligence (CI) is a new area for Information professionals Offers perspectives on a new trend within the library and information sector Provides a comprehensive approach to CI

Succession Planning and Implementation in Libraries: Practices and Resources

Succession Planning and Implementation in Libraries: Practices and Resources
Author : Deards, Kiyomi D.
Publisher : IGI Global
Release Date : 2014-03-31
Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
Total pages :321
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As the baby boomer generation begins to retire, the focus shifts to the next generation of global leaders in diverse industries. Within the field of library science, succession planning has become a topic of interest to ensure the success of future libraries as the workforce shifts and enable up-and-coming leaders. Succession Planning and Implementation in Libraries: Practices and Resources provides valuable insight into the process of implementing succession planning in libraries. This book delves into the challenges and possibilities of a succession plan’s effect on the success of library organizations. Human resources officers, library administrators, academicians, and students will find this book beneficial to furthering their understanding of current practice in succession planning.

Social Information

Social Information
Author : Scott Brown
Publisher : Elsevier
Release Date : 2012-07-04
Category : Computers
Total pages :352
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Information available through ‘traditional’ business and competitive resources can be complimented by information gained through social media tools. Social Information is a must-have book for competitive and business researchers in any discipline including librarians, information professionals, intelligence analysts, students and marketing personnel, and explores how more ‘traditional’ resources can be complimented by social media tools. The book outlines different categories of social tools, competitive and business applications of these tools, and provides example searches with screenshots. The book provides concrete search examples, as well as strategies and approaches for searching social tools that may be available today or that may emerge tomorrow. Readers will learn ways to quickly develop new search strategies as new tools and features emerge. The future of social tools and information, and the lasting impact that these tools have had on how information plays a part in our lives, our businesses and our careers is discussed. The title is structured into seven chapters, covering: the impact of social media, and the approach of the book; a brief history of business and competitive information and the rise of social tools; blogs and microblogs; video, audio and images; social search engines; and the future of social information. The book specifically explores business and competitive information and approaches using social media tools Written by a highly knowledgeable and long-time practitioner and researcher in the field Provides both practical and strategic search approaches, so that the skills learned will be readily transferable to other social tools, and to social tools as they evolve

Strategic Business Development for Information Centres and Libraries

Strategic Business Development for Information Centres and Libraries
Author : Margareta Nelke
Publisher : Elsevier
Release Date : 2011-11-09
Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
Total pages :190
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This book is aimed at guiding managers towards systematic approaches to improve and facilitate necessary strategic business development and planning. Conditions in the workplace for the Library and Information Services (LIS) are rapidly changing: many organizations are experiencing budget restrictions as well as stakeholders questioning the value of the services. Strategic Business Development for Information Centres and Libraries offers methods and tools for LIS departments to ensure value and benefits are delivered to the parent organization. It argues that LIS must be prepared to change according to the parent organization's needs, to develop strategies for important activities and to seek alliances among key stakeholders. It also offers information on the best practice from five top-performing international LIS units. Focuses on business development and planning on a strategic level Includes chapter tools that can be immediately applied by the reader Interviews with five practicing mangers

Managing Academic Libraries

Managing Academic Libraries
Author : Susan Higgins
Publisher : Elsevier
Release Date : 2016-10-11
Category : Business & Economics
Total pages :110
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Managing Academic Libraries: Principles and Practice is aimed at professionals within the Library and Information Services (LIS) who are interested in learning more about the management of academic libraries. Written against a backdrop made up of the changes that digital technology has brought to academic libraries, this book uncovers how the library has changed its meaning from a physical to virtual icon and its effect on culture. The book aims to provide managers and students of LIS at all levels with the necessary management principles and practices needed to respond proactively to diverse audiences, while also keeping a focus on the purposes of higher education. In addition, readers will find an examination of various aspects of library management and reviews on key management techniques that can be used for successful interpretation and implementation of academic library mission statements. Provides tactics on how to manage the centrality of learning and reading in academic libraries Includes best practices on managing a learning organization Covers proactive management principles and practices that are needed to respond to diverse audiences

Taking Charge of Your Career

Taking Charge of Your Career
Author : Joanna Ptolomey
Publisher : Elsevier
Release Date : 2009-06-15
Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
Total pages :266
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This book is about rethinking your career in a refreshing and systematic way to take into account your professional and personal goals. The book provides students and information and library professionals (at all levels) with tools and practical steps to making changes in their career. At the heart of the book is a methodology called ‘personal strategic planning’, which allows the reader to work out a baseline for what is important to them in a career and provide techniques and tools for moving forwards. Written in accessible style from an experienced practitioner’s point of view Draws on the author’s experience of moving between different LIS sectors having worked in the private and public sector Draws on the author’s experience of successfully moving and adapting skills from a career in another industry sector

Managing Information

Managing Information
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release Date : 2004
Category : Information resources management
Total pages :129
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Information Consulting

Information Consulting
Author : Irene Wormell,Annie Olesen,Gábor Mikulás
Publisher : Elsevier
Release Date : 2011-10-05
Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
Total pages :216
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Information Consulting presents a closer look at what makes information consultants successful and how they develop a productive relationship with their clients. While most of the books on this subject area are providing the experiences of information consulting veterans on ‘how do you really do it?’, the aim of this book is focused on exploring the nature of information management consulting. This includes the task of the advice-and-guidance variety, such as helping clients to analyze and solve problems or to meet opportunities with the element of ‘What should I do?’. The authors have used their extensive international and professional networks to take the challenge of letting the clients speak about their experiences and expectations in hiring information consultants. Unique client perspective: managers and clients talk about their motivation, experiences and advice in the utilization of information consultants in recent case studies conducted by authors Current information and guidance based on the authors’ wide-ranging practical experiences and empirical data (through interviews and questionnaires) collected from several countries ‘top five’ list of consultants ́ qualities is presented

The British National Bibliography

The British National Bibliography
Author : Arthur James Wells
Publisher : Unknown
Release Date : 2006
Category : English literature
Total pages :129
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A Practical Guide for Informationists

A Practical Guide for Informationists
Author : Antonio P DeRosa
Publisher : Chandos Publishing
Release Date : 2018-02-23
Category : Social Science
Total pages :100
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A Practical Guide for Informationists: Supporting Research and Clinical Practice guides new informationists to a successful career, giving them a pathway to this savvier, more technically advanced, domain-focused role in modern day information centers and libraries. The book's broad scope serves as an invaluable toolkit for healthcare professionals, researchers and graduate students in information management, library and information science, data management, informatics, etc. Furthermore, it is also ideal as a textbook for courses in medical reference services/medical informatics in MLIS programs. Offer examples (e.g. case studies) of ways of delivering information services to end users Includes recommendations, evidence and worksheets/take-aways/templates to be repurposed and adapted by the reader Aimed at the broad area of healthcare and research libraries

Library & Information Science Abstracts

Library & Information Science Abstracts
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release Date : 2006
Category : Information science
Total pages :129
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Concepts and Advances in Information Knowledge Management

Concepts and Advances in Information Knowledge Management
Author : Kelvin Joseph Bwalya,Nathan Mwakoshi Mnjama,Peter Mazebe II Mothataesi Sebina
Publisher : Chandos Publishing
Release Date : 2014-04-11
Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
Total pages :300
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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. 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

Emerging Library Technologies

Emerging Library Technologies
Author : Ida Arlene Joiner
Publisher : Chandos Publishing
Release Date : 2018-08-09
Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
Total pages :206
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Emerging Library Technologies, is written for librarians/information professionals, teachers, administrators, researchers, undergraduate/graduate students, and others who are interested in learning about some of the most popular emerging technologies in the media today such as artificial intelligence, robotics, drones, driverless vehicles, big data, virtual/augmented reality, 3D printing, and wearable technologies. This valuable resourse shows how they can be used in libraries and resource centers, and how to get stakeholder buy in for implementing these technologies. Covers innovative insights on how these emerging technologies can be used in all types libraries and resource centers. Discusses how to get key stakeholders on board before implementing emerging technologies including a checklist to complete before presenting your technology proposal to senior management. Brings unique perspective for assisting people who will be displaced by these emerging technologies. Includes resources at the end of every chapter on keeping abreast and building expertise on the emerging technology topic. Contains tips on how professionals can forge strategic relationships to collaborate on emerging technology projects such as preparing students for STEM and STEAM careers. Poses engaging questions for further discussion after each chapter. Includes comprehensive glossary at the end of each chapter.

Library + Information Update

Library + Information Update
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release Date : 2008
Category : Libraries
Total pages :129
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