The Practice Knowledge Sharing in Academic Libraries: The Annotation of Previous Research
The Annotation of Previous Research
Keywords:Keywords: Library Staff, Knowledge Sharing Practice, Knowledge Management, IIUM Gombak Campus Library.
Purpose - The main aim of this paper is to find out whether the library staff is in compliance with the practice of knowledge sharing practices and whether there is a need for knowledge sharing strategies. Hence, the objective is to find out the degree to which knowledge sharing practices among library staff in their daily operations.
Design/Methodology/Approach - This study proposes that knowledge sharing practices involve managerial support and individual creativity. It also suggests that senior management needs to support the process of knowledge sharing activities... This conceptual study intends to present its conceptual framework based on previous studies and findings.
Findings - Previous studies have indicated that five factors such as environmental factor, teamwork, trust, work culture, and technology have a positive effect on knowledge sharing practice.
Research limitations/implications - This study is limited to the library staff at the IIUM academic library in Gombak campus. It estimates and measures the efficiency and effectiveness as well as explore the effect of knowledge sharing and use of knowledge practices amongst the library staff at IIUM academic library.
Originality/value â€“ This is original research aims to enhance the body of literature in knowledge sharing practices in academic libraries by using IIUM Gombak campus library staff as a study setting.