Publications
Knowledge management in libraries and organizations
by Leda Bultrini, Sally McCallum, Wilda Newman and Julien Sempéré. Berlin/Munich: DeGruyter Saur, 2015, ISBN 978-3-11-041301-4
(IFLA Publications Series, no.173)

Knowledge management: libraries and librarians taking up the challenge by Hobohm, Hans-Christoph, Munich: K.G. Saur, 2004 ISBN: 9783598218385, EISBN 9783110955071
(IFLA Publications Series, no.108)

Collective knowledge management
by Horaguchi, H.H. Edward Elgar M.U.A, 2014, ISBN: 9781783473229, EISBN: 9781783473236
(New horizons in international business series)

Customer-centric knowledge management: concepts and applications
by Minwir Al-Shammari. Information Science Reference, 2012, ISBN: 9781613500897, EISBN: 9781613500903
(Premier reference source)

Customer knowledge management: leveraging soft skills to improve customer focus
by Soumit Sain; Silvio Wilde. Springer Verlag, 2014, ISBN: 9783319050584, EISBN: 9783319050591
(Management for professionals)

Designing a successful KM strategy: a guide for the knowledge management professional
by Stephanie Barnes and Nick Milton. Information Today, Inc., 2014, ISBN: 9781573875103, EISBN: 9781573877152

Essentials of knowledge management
by John S. Edwards (ed.), Palgrave Macmillan, 2015, ISBN 9781137552082, EISBN: 9781137552105
(OR Essentials)

Global knowledge flows and economic development
by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
Local Economic and Employment Development (LEED). Paris: OECD, 2004, ISBN 9264107665
Global knowledge flows are becoming a key driver of economic development. They encourage the inflow of new ideas and enable domestic innovation...

Handbook of research on knowledge management
by Anders Örtenblad (ed.). Edward Elgar Publishing, 2014, ISBN: 9781783470419, EISBN: 9781783470426
(Research handbooks in business and management series)

How librarians and libraries can lead community conversations for change: a conversation guide
American Library Association and Harwood Institute for Public Innovation

Il knowledge management
by Alessandro Bottin
(A short introduction to KM and its history, in Italian)

Innovations in knowledge management: the impact of social media, semantic web and cloud computing
by Liana Razmerita, Gloria Phillips-Wren and Lakhimi C. Jain (eds.)
Berlin / Heidelberg: Springer 2016, ISBN 9783662478264, EISBN: 9783662478271
(Systems reference library, no.95)

Knowledge and special libraries
by James M. Matarazzo and Suzanne D. Connolly. Boston: Butterworth-Heinemann, 1999, ISBN 9780750670845
(Resources for the knowledge-based economy)

Knowledge management: an interdisciplinary perspective
by Saijad MJasimuddin. World Scientific, 2012, ISBN: 9789814271226
(Series on innovation and knowledge management)

Knowledge management and information tools for building maintenance and facility management
by Talamo, Cinzia; Bonanomi, Marcella. Springer, 2015, ISBN 9783319239576, EISBN: 9783319239590

Knowledge management for development: domains, strategies and technologies for developing countries
by Osei-Bryson, Kweku-Muata, Mansingh, Gunjan, Rao, Lila (eds.)
Springer US, 2014, ISBN: 9781489973917, EISBN: 9781489973924
(Integrated series in information systems)

Knowledge management for libraries
by Valerie Forrestal. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2015, ISBN: 9781442253025, EISBN: 9781442253049
(Library technology essentials, no.5)

Knowledge management for school education
by Eric C. K. Cheng. Springer Verlag, 2015, ISBN: 9789812872326, EISBN: 9789812872333
(Springer briefs in education)

Knowledge management handbook
by Helene Russell. Law Society, 2012, ISBN: 9781907698118, EISBN: 9781907698514
(Practice management)

Knowledge management practice in organizations: the view from inside
by Ulla De Stricker. IGI Global, 2014, ISBN: 9781466651869, EISBN: 9781466651876
(Advances in knowledge acquisition, transfer, and management (AKATM) book series)

Knowledge management: systems and processes
by Irma Becerra-Fernandez and Rajiv Sabherwal. 2nd ed. Routledge Ltd, 2014, ISBN: 9780765639158, EISBN: 9781315715117

Knowledge management: technology, applications and impact
by Nermin Draskovic and Tomislav Vukasinov (eds). Nova Science Publishers, 2013, ISBN: 9781622578283, EISBN: 9781622578290
(Business issues, competition and entrepreneurship)

Knowledge solutions: tools, methods, and approaches to drive development forward and enhance its effects
by Olivier Serrat. Asian Development Bank, 2010.

The macroeconomics of knowledge management: internal hold-up versus technological competition
by Mathias Thoenig and Thierry Verdier. London: CEPR, 2004
(Discussion paper series / Centre for Economic Policy Research, no.

Management of knowledge workers
by Hvide, Hans K Kristiansen, Eirik Gaard. London: CEPR, 2007
(Discussion paper series / Centre for Economic Policy Research, no. 6039)

Managing knowledge workers: new skills and attitudes to unlock the intellectual capital in your organization
by Frances Horibe and Emy Dale. Toronto New York: J. Wiley, c1999, ISBN 0471643181

Product innovation through knowledge management and social media strategies
by Puja Singhal and Alok Kumar Goel. Business Science Reference, 2016, ISBN 9781466696075, EISBN: 9781466696082
(Advances in marketing, customer relationship management, and e-services)

Qualità e Knowledge Management in biblioteca
by Giovanni Solinas
(Introduction to KM in Libraries as a way to quality of services. In Italian)

Special libraries as knowledge management centres
by Eva Semertzaki. Whitney, Oxford: Chandos Publishing, 2011 ISBN: 9781843346135, EISBN: 9781780632667
(Chandos Information Professional Series, no.1)

A very short, fairly interesting and reasonably cheap book about knowledge management
by Joanne Roberts. Sage, 2015, ISBN 9780857022479


Working knowledge: how organizations manage what they know
by Davenport, Thomas H. Prusak. Laurence. Boston, Mass: Harvard Business School Press, 1998, ISBN 0875846556

Abell, A. and Oxbrow, N., Competing with knowledge: the information professional in the knowledge management age, Facet Publishing, 2006.
ISBN: 978-1856045834 Available from Amazon.com

Atwood, Christee Gabour. Knowledge Management Basics. Alexandria, VA: ASTD, 2009.
ISBN 978-1562865481 Available from Amazon.com

Botha, A.C., Kourie, D. and Snyman, R., Coping with continuous change in the business environment: knowledge management and knowledge management technology, Oxford, UK: Chandos Publishing, 2008.
ISBN: 978-1843343554 Available from Amazon.com

Bwalya, K.J., Mnjama, N.M., Mazebe II, P. and Sebina, M. (editors), Concepts and advances in information and knowledge management: studies from developing and emerging economies, Oxford, UK: Chandos Publishing, an imprint of Elsevier, 2014
ISBN: 978-1843347545 Available from Amazon.com

Connoly, S. and Matarazzo, J., Knowledge and special libraries, Routledge, 1998
ISBN: 978-0750670845 Available from Amazon.com

Handzic, M., Knowledge management: through the technology glass, World Scientific Publishing Co., 2005
ISBN: 978-9812560247 Available from Amazon.com

Hess, C. and Ostrom, E. (editors), Understanding knowledge as a commons: from theory to practice, Cambridge, MA and London: MIT Press, 2007
ISBN:978-0262516037 Available from Amazon.com

Koenig, Michael E. D., and Taverekere Srikantaiah. Knowledge Management Lessons Learned: What Works and What Doesn't. Medford, NJ: Published for the American Society for Information Science and Technology by Information Today, 2004.
ISBN 978-1573871815 Available from Amazon.com

Kremp, E., Knowledge management, innovation and productivity: a firm level exploration based on French manufacturing CIS3 data, Cambridge, MA: NBER, 2004 (Working paper series, no. 10237)
Available from NBER.org

O’Connor, E. Creating new knowledge in management: appropriating the field’s lost foundations, Stanford, CA: Stanford Business Books, 2011
ISBN:978-0804770750 Available from Amazon.com

O'Dell, Carla S., and Cindy Hubert. The New Edge in Knowledge: How Knowledge Management Is Changing the Way We Do Business. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley, 2011.
ISBN 978-0470917398 Available from Amazon.com

Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development. Innovation in the knowledge economy: implications for education and learning, Paris: OECD, 2004
ISBN: 978-9264105607 Available from OECD-iLibrary.org

Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development. Measuring knowledge management in the business sector: first steps, Paris: OECD, 2003
ISBN: 9789264100268 Available from OECD-iLibrary.org

Pasher, Edna, and Tuvya Ronen. The Complete Guide to Knowledge Management: A Strategic Plan to Leverage Your Company's Intellectual Capital. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley, 2011.
ISBN 978-0470881293 Available from Amazon.com

Strary, Ch., Barachini, F. and Hawamdeh, S., Knowledge management: innovation, technology and cultures: proceedings of the 2007 international conference. World Scientific & Imperial College Press, 2007
ISBN: 978-9812770585 Available from Amazon.com

Srikantaiah, T.K., Koenig, M.E.D. and Hawamdeh, S. (editors), Convergence of project management and knowledge management, Lanham, Toronto, Plymouth, UK: The Scarecrow Press, Inc., 2010
ISBN 978-0-8108-7697-2 Available from Amazon.com

Thierauf, R.J. Knowledge management systems for business, Praeger, 1999
ISBN 978-1567202182 Available from Amazon.com

Uriarte, Filemon A. Jr., Introduction to Knowledge Management: A brief introduction to the basic elements of knowledge management for non-practitioners interested in understanding the subject. Jakarta: ASEAN Foundation, 2008
Available in PDF format
This is a good introduction for people who are interested in knowledge management but have no previous background on the subject.

Basefsky, Stuart. (2011, August). A KM-based strategic, global current awareness service [Electronic version]. Paper presented at the 77th IFLA World Library and Information Congress, San Juan, PR.

Basefsky, Stuart. (2011, August). The librarian/lecturer: Successful course development based on KM principles [Electronic version]. Paper presented at the 77th IFLA World Library and Information Congress, San Juan, PR.

Project Management Institute. Capturing the Value of Project Management through Knowledge Transfer. Newtown Square, PA: Project Management Institute, 2015. Link.

Serrat, Olivier. (2014, August). Toward a library renaissance [Electronic version]. Paper presented at the IFLA World Library and Information Congress, Lyon, France. Manila: Asian Development Bank.


Academic Journals


Electronic Journal of Knowledge Management. Online, open-access. Peer-reviewed. Published sporadically by Academic Conferences & Publishing International. Link.

Journal of Knowledge Management. Peer-reviewed. Published quarterly by Emerald. Link.

Journal of Knowledge Management Practice. Electronic only. Peer-reviewed. Published quarterly by The Leadership Alliance Inc. Link.




IFLA KM publications


Including Annual Reports, Strategic Plan, Newsletters, Leaflet, Brochure, and Minutes of KM section meeting at IFLA World Congresses
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