| || Knowledge management: An information technology prospective |
Author :Gulati, Anjali
Source: DESIDOC Bulletin of Information Technology :19(6) ; 1999 ; pp.03-07
Abstract : Knowledge management describes the way in which organisations are attempting to capture, enhance, and use the knowledge necessary for their survival. In this paper, the author discusses about concept of knowledge management, contribution of information technology in enabling its initiatives which have their aim of achieving the competitive advantage for both the organisation and its employees. The information-based paradigm shift now-a-days is the result of the effective application of information technology to knowledge resources. Further, the paper highlights .transformational role of knowledge manager from 'Information keeper' to 'knowledge smith'. Finally, the paper reflects knowledge management issues, which include developing, implementing and maintaining the appropriate technical and organisational infrastructure to enable knowledge sharing, developing information technology skills in the staff and overcoming information overload.
Keywords : Knowledge management;Information technology
| || Software for ranking Indian scientists based on citations to their publications |
Author :Saxena, S.C.;Relan, Sonia;Murthy, S.S.
Source: DESIDOC Bulletin of Information Technology :19(6) ; 1999 ; pp.09-15
Abstract : The paper describes the software developed at DESIDOC for ranking lndian scientists and technologists based on the c~tations to their publications as covered in Science Ciktion lndex (SCI). The software projides facilities for generating reports on highly cited authors, highly cited journals, highly productive institutions, weightage of authorship etc. quickly. This measure could be one of the important parameters'for rating the performance' of scientists for giving awards, promotions or other career incentives and for making appointments to important positions.
Keywords : Softwares;Scientists;India;Citation analysis
| || Information technology in special library environment |
Author :Sharma, Sumati
Source: DESIDOC Bulletin of Information Technology :19(6) ; 1999 ; pp.17-30
Abstract : The paper outlines the features and impact of information technsiogy (IT) on our society. Specifically it discusses in detail the role played by IT in special library environment. The changing IT environment and matching role of the reference librarian in 21 st century has been discussed.' As a case study it give: the complete spectrum of impact of IT on Defence Science Library (DSL), a specialised central library of DRDO functioning at DESIDOC. It discusses in detail the various library activities and services where DSL is making effective use of IT to provide better and enhanced services to its usen.
Keywords : Information technology;Special library