Knowledge Management and the Role of Academic Libraries

Himanish Roy

In the present information and knowledge age, knowledge has become a key resource in our society. The academic zone need to improve information units based on the advanced information tools and standards needed to facilitate efficient information management, flow, and exchange. A well established library is necessary for any academic organization. As a focal point for teaching, learning and research, it is expected to provide standard information resources. Today, academic libraries are struggling to keep their place as the major source of investigation in the face of rising digital technology. KM helps academic libraries and information professionals in improving the services being rendered to their users. In this paper deals with KM and the role of KM in academic libraries and also examine the use of IT in Knowledge Management.