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Readers’ Choice: Favorite KM Blog Posts of 2018

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Posted by Lucidea on 12/21/2018

The results are in! Guest blogger Stan Garfield’s KM blog posts have strong readership, but we’re no slouches ourselves! We noticed enthusiasm for three in particular (well, OK, 2 of them from Stan), demonstrating readers’ interest in learning about the strategic and tactical basics of knowledge management. They’re worthy of a reprise, and just in case there’s anyone out there who missed them the first time… please read on!

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Topics: Knowledge Management, KM, Professional Development

Readers’ Choice: Favorite Museum Blog Posts of 2018

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Posted by Lucidea on 12/21/2018

The results are in! Guest blogger Rachael Cristine Woody’s museum blog posts are always well received, but we noticed appreciation for three in particular, demonstrating readers’ interest in technology and in collaboration between libraries, archives and museums. They’re worthy of a reprise, and just in case there’s anyone out there who missed them the first time… please read on!

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Readers’ Choice: Favorite Library Blog Posts of 2018

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Posted by Lucidea on 12/21/2018

The results are in! Our library sector blog posts always have strong readership, but we noticed enthusiasm for three library posts in particular, demonstrating readers’ interest in what guest bloggers Miriam Kahn and Stephen Abram have to say about trends and opportunities for special librarians. They’re worthy of a reprise, and just in case there’s anyone out there who missed them the first time… please read on!

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Topics: Special Libraries, Strategy, Professional Development

Readers’ Choice: Favorite Archives Blog Posts of 2018

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Posted by Lucidea on 12/21/2018

The results are in! Guest blogger Margot Note’s archives blog posts have strong readership, but we noticed enthusiasm for three in particular, demonstrating readers’ interest in digital archives, and what digitization means for preservation and description. They’re worthy of a reprise, and just in case there’s anyone out there who missed them the first time… please read on!

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Topics: Archives, Collections Management, Digital Archives

Is SharePoint Really a KM application?

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Posted by Lucidea on 12/20/2018

At Lucidea we work on KM projects with clients around the globe, in almost every industry. One question that we hear again and again is “But isn’t SharePoint a KM application?” We love this question and we hate this question, because the answer is “it depends.”  It depends on what you mean by an application, and what that implies. This post covers some of the challenges of using SharePoint for knowledge management.

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Topics: KM, Knowledge Management Systems, Knowledge Management

SKCA and Inmagic Presto: The Archives Dream Team

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Posted by Lucidea on 12/10/2018

The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives (AJA) is located on the Cincinnati campus of the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. It was established in 1947 by renowned historian Dr. Jacob Rader Marcus to collect, preserve, and make available for research, materials on the history of Jews and Jewish communities in the Western Hemisphere.

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Topics: Archives, Collections Management, Inmagic Presto, KM

20 Questions Your KM Application or ILS Should Help Answer

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Posted by Lucidea on 11/29/2018

If you are planning to buy an ILS or KM system, or want to migrate/upgrade, you need to think about your organizations’ needs both strategically and tactically in order to select the right platform. Here are 20 questions to ask yourself that will help.

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Topics: Knowledge Management Software, KM, Integrated Library Systems

Don’t Just Be Integrated: Be Integral – Download SLA 2018 Hot Topics Whitepaper

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Posted by Lucidea on 11/27/2018

During this year’s Hot Topics Panel discussion, “Don’t Just Be Integrated: Be Integral”, moderator Stephen Abram and our panelists focused on how special librarians can go beyond integration with organizational imperatives—and become integral to organizational success.

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Topics: Professional Development, Special Libraries, Marketing

Why Electronic Resource Management is Important in Special Libraries

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Posted by Lucidea on 11/20/2018

It used to be considered inappropriate for library staff to monitor the usage patterns of their end users, but for today’s special libraries, tracking and acting upon the insights gained is essential for delivering the best in content, tools and services.

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Topics: Special Libraries, Integrated Library Systems, Electronic Resource Management

Knowledge Leadership – Thoughts from Euan Semple

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Posted by Lucidea on 11/8/2018

During a “KM Conversation” with well-known enterprise social network expert, author and consultant Euan Semple on the topic of “The New Knowledge Ecosystem: Content and Connection,” Euan shared valuable insights on what it means—and what it takes—to be a thought leader in today’s networked business environment.

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Topics: Knowledge Management, KM

SydneyEnterprise & The Penang House of Music - Access to Musical Heritage

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Posted by Lucidea on 9/4/2018

The Penang House of Music is a gallery and library dedicated to documenting the diversity of the local community’s cultural and musical traditions, including popular music in Penang. It came into being as part of the Penang Musical Heritage Project (PHMP), with the support of the Penang State Government.

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Topics: SydneyEnterprise, Collections Management, Special Libraries

KM and Gamification: Examples of Tangible Rewards

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Posted by Lucidea on 8/30/2018

Our KM Conversation webinar series included a chat with knowledge management evangelist and expert Stan Garfield about using gamification techniques, including offering tangible rewards for participation in a KM program.

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Topics: KM, Knowledge Management, Customer Engagement

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