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New directions in knowledge management in library and information services settings

A one-day satellite conference with the theme “New Directions in Knowledge Management” has been held at the Wrocław University of Economics in Poland, as part of the 2017 International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) World Library and Information Congress.

The satellite conference papers can be downloaded from the IFLA Library, and selected papers have been featured in these RealKM Magazine articles:

The full list of papers presented at the satellite conference is:

  • LI, Yuke and DU, Pingping and DENG, Zhiwen and SONG, Yingfa Library New Directions in Knowledge Management:Recycling of technical design research of virtual and reality knowledge space
  • COULSON, Tiffany One voice as a beacon: Analyzing a crowd-sourced qualitative data set using a feminist approach to knowledge management
  • DLAMINI, Lungile Elizabeth The role of librarians in Knowledge Management (KM): An exploratory study of academic libraries for public/ state owned colleges in Swaziland
  • DUDYCZ, Helena and KORCZAK, Jerzy and NITA, Bartłomiej and OLEKSYK, Piotr Design of financial assessment scenarios of small and medium enterprises
  • FARRELL, Maggie and KAWECKI, Barbara and BRANHAM, Rick Collaboration, Communication, and Partnerships for Effective Organizational Transformation
  • MAHMOOD, Arshad and ABID, Salman The Role of State Bank Library in Achieving SBP Vision 2020 Goals through Knowledge Management
  • PALISZKIEWICZ, Joanna The future of knowledge management
  • STROBEL, Sven Collaborative Working and Knowledge Sharing in the Enterprise Wiki: How Teams Develop Concepts Using Sprints
  • WANG, Zheng Open Knowledge Management Model in Open Innovation Environment
  • ZLATOS, Christy How Are They Faring? Knowledge Management Practices in Support of Senior Librarians in Association of Research Libraries (ARL) Member Libraries.

Header image source: Adapted from IMG_20121004_103630 by Karolina van Schrojenstein Lantman – Orlinska, which is licensed by CC BY 2.0.

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Bruce Boyes

Bruce Boyes ( is editor, lead writer, and a director of the award-winning RealKM Magazine (, and a knowledge management (KM), environmental management, and project management professional. He is a PhD candidate in the Knowledge, Technology and Innovation Group at Wageningen University and Research, and holds a Master of Environmental Management with Distinction. His expertise and experience includes knowledge management (KM), environmental management, project management, stakeholder engagement, teaching and training, communications, research, and writing and editing. With a demonstrated ability to identify and implement innovative solutions to social and ecological complexity, Bruce's many career highlights include establishing RealKM Magazine as an award-winning resource, using agile and knowledge management approaches to oversee an award-winning $77.4 million western Sydney river recovery program, leading a knowledge strategy process for Australia's 56 natural resource management (NRM) regional organisations, pioneering collaborative learning and governance approaches to support the sustainable management of landscapes and catchments, and initiating and teaching two new knowledge management subjects at Shanxi University in China.

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