August 2015

MENTORSHIP FOR LIBRARY STAFF: FOSTERING KNOWLEDGE SHARING CULTURE
ONEDAY TRAINING CONDUCTED BY
NERISAKAMAR, KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT/KNOWLEDGE SERVICES CONSULTANT
SMR INTERNATIONAL

5TH AUGUST 2015
THE BOMA HOTEL,ELDORET – ELGON VIEW

WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Librarystaff working in academic institutions (schools, colleges and universities), public institutions (e.g KNLS), counties or organizations (including unit/section heads who supervise staff, staff working within any unit in the library (reference section, processing, circulation/readers services, Africana/special collection)or working with knowledge development, capture, sharing, and dissemination for effective and efficient service delivery.
PRICE: ONE DAY WORKSHOPS: KSH 12,000
EACH PARTICIPANT WILL BE AWARDED A CERTIFICATE OF ATTENDANCE AND PARTICIPATION IN THE WORKSHOP.
YOUR WORKSHOP LEADER: NERISAKAMAR

NerisaKamar represents SMR International in Africa. As the company’s Knowledge Management Consultant for Sub-Sahara clients, Nerisa is recognized for her knowledge management (KM) expertise among colleagues in several African countries. She has a strong background in information and knowledge management and with her expertise provides professional advice for a wide variety of assignments relating to KM, knowledge services, and knowledge strategy development. As organizations seek to build a strengthened framework for enterprise-wide knowledge development and knowledge sharing (KD/KS), Nerisa’s skills are applied in many different client situations. She is based in Nairobi, Kenya and her background includes work with the Knowledge Management Unit of UN-HABITAT (the United Nations Human Settlements Programme) and the agency’s Vieira de Mello United Nations Library at Nairobi, IAO (Information Africa Organization), Egerton University where she was a specialist in e-library management and course content development, she has participated in the development of institutional knowledge strategies. Member- Special Libraries Association (SLA); Chapter President of Sub Saharan Africa Chapter (2011- ), International Federation of Libraries Association (IFLA); Standing Committee Member Government Information and Official Publication Section (2007-2011), International Aquatic Science Librarians Association (2008-), Member Kenya Library Association (2005- ), Member, Librarians Without borders .

Contact NerisaKamar at:
66063-800 Nairobi Kenya or via email at Nerisa@smr-knowledge.com, nerisaj@gmail.com

MENTORSHIP FOR LIBRARY STAFF: FOSTERING KNOWLEDGE SHARING CULTURE
Topic 1: Mentorship
Definition
Why mentorship for library staff
Topic 2: Professionalism
Who is a professional librarian?
The name “Para professional? Is it affecting how we perform at the work place?
Enhancing professionalism and knowledge sharing in the work place
Professional Associations
Topic 3: Embedded Librarianship
Concept of embedded librarianship
Embedded librarianship and service delivery
Topic 4: Communication at the work place
Towards effective and efficient communication – Knowledge Sharing initiatives
Critical communication questions
Topic 5: Knowledge Culture at the workplace
What Is KnowledgeCulture?
Role of Knowledge Culture
Impact of Knowledge Culture
Hindering factors to Knowledge Culture

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