This edited collection provides a cutting edge overview of issues of key concern for information professionals providing information services in corporate environments.
Corporate information professionals serving the workplace rather than learning communities or the general public face specific challenges and demands, from providing competitive intelligence to managing information in a global environment. International contributors working across a variety of sectors pinpoint the key topics facing the corporate information professionals today and share their experiences and expertise.
The key topics include:
1. The role of the information professional / librarian in the corporate workplace - Katharine Schopflin 2. Managing the corporate intranet - James Mullan 3. Internal and external marketing by information professionals - Shaunna Mireau 4. The hybrid librarian/systems specialist - Simon Barron and Linda-Jean Schneider 5. Developing corporate taxonomies - Helen Lippell 6. Gaining buy-in for knowledge and information management - Danny Budzak 7. Managing staff and demonstrating value at a time of change - Andrew Grave 8. Managing information services in a global corporation - Philip Weinberg 9. Working with suppliers and licensing for e-libraries - Tina Reynolds, Fiona Fogden and Linda-Jean Schneider 10. Training end-users in the workplace - Anneli Sarkanen and Katy Stoddard