ERIC Number: ED459764
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Aug
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Japan InK: Distributing the Information Networked Knowledge (InK) Base to the Japanese Research Community.
This paper discusses knowledge management (KM) in relation to a shared cataloging system in Japanese university libraries. The first section describes the Japanese scene related to knowledge management and the working environment, including the SECI (Socialization, Externalization, Combination, Internalization) model, the context of knowledge, and potential changes in the management of universities and university libraries. The second section addresses KM in a shared cataloging system, including services of NII/NACSIS (National Institute of Informatics/National Center for Science Information Systems), the NACSIS-CAT shared cataloging service, and training and user support. The third section considers the future of university libraries in regard to information/knowledge. (MES)
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Cataloging, Foreign Countries, Futures (of Society), Higher Education, Information Management, Library Networks, Library Services, Shared Resources and Services, Training, Work Environment
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Identifiers - Location: Japan