Over the years, the Law Library and other departments within the University of Windsor followed best practices by gathering decades’ worth of information and content, including institution-wide policies and historical law school documentation. However, there were no standards covering organization of those materials, nor were there any templates for capturing metadata—meaning they were essentially undiscoverable.
To the University’s Law Librarian, Annette Demers, what at first appeared to be a document management challenge was actually a knowledge management opportunity. Using Inmagic Presto knowledge management software, they answered the imperatives for:
- Time Savings
- Security and Permissions Management
Says Ms. Demers, “Because of Inmagic Presto, the Library single-handedly transformed the way the University’s policies are produced and managed. A polished, finished product was ‘just done’ seamlessly, with zero disruption and without anxiety.”
With Inmagic Presto, the Paul Martin Law Library has delivered to the University a template for knowledge management success, extending their influence beyond the Law School itself.
We invite you to learn more about the ways The University of Windsor Paul Martin Law Library’s use of Inmagic Presto offers a template for knowledge management success.
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As special librarians who provide training, it is our job to use reputable sources and research-based practices rather than perpetuating neuromyths.
Virtual teams, including those focused on knowledge exchange, are widespread. There are many effective virtual channels for knowledge sharing.
Team spaces are collaborative workspaces designed for teams to share documents, libraries, schedules, files and other building blocks of knowledge.
An organizational intranet is a key part of a knowledge management program; knowledge managers should be sure to leverage the intranet for KM purposes.