Target Audience: Law library directors, managers, and supervisors looking to extend the scope of responsibilities to enterprise knowledge management
1) Participants will understand what “knowledge management” (KM) is and grasp the benefits and challenges of adopting KM strategy.
2) Participants will understand the roles law librarians can play in portal deployment at law firms and examine case studies of KM projects lead by law librarians.
The program will cover what “knowledge management” is and the types of knowledge in law firms that require KM strategies and solutions. A demonstration of several KM projects will show the role law librarians play in leading KM initiatives. Librarians will understand how to go back to their firms to propose KM projects. The session will conclude with a discussion of the benefits/ROI and challenges involved in developing a KM enterprise strategy so that law librarians can develop a business case to get their KM initiative approved.