Worldcat WorldCat is the world's largest network of library content and services. WorldCat libraries are dedicated to providing access to their resources on the Web, where most people start their search for information.
Personal Knowledge Management Self-Assessment This self-assessment instrument is intended to help you determine how comfortable you feel with your information and idea management skills. It is organized into seven competencies as listed at the beginning of each section. Each competency has 10 sub-competencies. The seven main competencies have been adapted for this self-assessment from work done by Paul Dorsey, Millikin University, Decatur, IL.
CmapCmap software is a result of research conducted at the Florida Institution of Human & Machine Cognition (IHMC). It empowers users to construct, navigate, share and criticize knowledge models represented as concept maps.
Knowledge Organization Systems: An Overview Knowledge organization systems are used to organize materials for the purpose of retrieval and to manage a collection. A KOS serves as a bridge between the user's information need and the material in the collection.
Innovative Thought at the Drucker InstituteIn the years ahead, America's nonprofits will become even more important," Drucker said. "As government retrenches, Americans will look increasingly to the nonprofits to tackle the problems of a fast-changing society. These challenges will demand innovation—in services, and in nonprofit management.
The Digital Public Library of America brings together the riches of America’s libraries, archives, and museums, and makes them freely available to the world. It strives to contain the full breadth of human expression, from the written word, to works of art and culture, to records of America’s heritage, to the efforts and data of science.
10 facets of knowledge management Denise Bedford defined the 10 facets of knowledge management (KM) in Bedford (2012). These facets can be valuable in describing what KM is and support classification of materials in the topic of KM.
Managing Codified Knowledge To remain competitive, organizations must efficiently and effectively create, locate, capture, and share their organization’s knowledge and expertise. This increasingly requires making the organization's knowledge explicit and recording it for easier distribution and reuse. This article provides a framework for configuring a firm’s organizational and technical resources and capabilities to leverage its codified knowledge.
Volunteer Match VolunteerMatch strengthens communities by making it easier for good people and good causes to connect. The organization offers a variety of online services to support a community of nonprofit, volunteer and business leaders committed to civic engagement.
VIVOVIVO is member-supported, open source software and an ontology for representing scholarship. VIVO supports recording, editing, searching, browsing, and visualizing scholarly activity. VIVO encourages showcasing the scholarly record, research discovery, expert finding, network analysis, and assessment of research impact. VIVO is easily extended to support additional domains of scholarly activity.
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Introduction to Organizational Network AnalysisOver the past decade or so significant restructuring efforts have resulted in organizations with fewer hierarchical levels and more permeable functional and organizational boundaries. While hopefully promoting efficiency and flexibility, a byproduct of these restructuring efforts is that coordination and work increasingly occur through informal networks of relationships rather than through formal reporting structures or prescribed work processes.
Networked Knowledge Organization Systems/Services/Structures Devoted to the discussion of the functional and data model for enabling knowledge organization systems/services (KOS), such as classification systems, thesauri, gazetteers, and ontologies, as networked interactive information services to support the description and retrieval of diverse information resources through the Internet.