Building and Sustaining a Knowledge-Sharing Culture

Information and knowledge can be found in research papers, reports and manuals, databases, and more importantly, in people. There are two types of knowledge: explicit and tacit. On the one hand, explicit is knowledge that can be captured and written down in documents or databases. Continue reading


Reference Librarianship/Work

English: Reference Desk, North York Central Li...

English: Reference Desk, North York Central Library (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Reference work or reference librarianship is the personal assistance given by librarians to individual readers in pursuit of information. Evaluation and selection of materials, current awareness services, and dissemination of information, user education, community information services, and inter-library loans are some of the duties of reference librarians. Continue reading