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Knowledge Portal: An Innovative Approach to Libraries


Presented at

NACLIN


New Delhi

By

Sharad Kumar Sonker

Department of Lib. & Info. Sci.

Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar
University

Lucknow
-
226025

sksonker@yahoo.co.in

&

Dr.K.L.Mahawar

Department of Lib. & Info. Sci.

Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar
University Lucknow
-
025

mahawar_67@yahoo.co.in




Goal of this Presentation

To present the basic concepts of

knowledge portal

and its

functioning

which, offers an opportunity to
library and information
professionals to provide a single
point access to individual’s
knowledge as well as explicit
knowledge.

What Will You Learn?



Definitions of Portal


Knowledge portal


Components of K Portal


Process of K Portal


Open Source Software


Advantages of K Portal


Introduction



Right information to the right user at
the right time

has been the motto of
information professionals.


Advancement of Information Technology
and emerging trends in Internet has
changed the concept of portal where the
internal and external resources are the
main components to the new system
called


Knowledge portal
”.


Knowledge portal facilitate

tacit

and

Explicit knowledge

for users

Definitions



A web site that aims to be an entry point to the
World
-
Wide Web, typically offering a search
engine and/or links to useful pages, and possibly
news or other services.








Denis Howe


A Web site that functions as an entry point to the
Internet, as by providing useful content and
linking to various sites and features on the World
Wide Web






Random House Unabridged Dictionary



A Web page that serves as an entry point or
Gateway to resources and services






The Sun & Sun (2002)

What is Knowledge portal?


Knowledge portal provides a single point of access to the
tacit and explicit knowledge that support members of the
institutions or organizations in all aspects of their
learning, teaching, working, research and other activities.


It offers various internal, external resources with other
services which encompass and management of books,
journals, databases, Web
-
sites, learning objects, library
catalogue, email, forums, lesson learned, best practices
and experiences of individual.


It contains intelligent agent software to identify and
automatically distribute information and knowledge
effectively to knowledge workers based on knowledge
profile

Objectives of K Portal


To support working, learning, teaching, research and
development


To provide entry point to the web resources as well as
local resources with special services


To integrate internal and external resources that allows
interoperability or cross search or federated search


To Provide internal and external knowledge through a
single plate form with the elimination of various
interface and password


To store and retrieve tacit and explicit knowledge of
individuals


To assist to short out any problems occurred in future
as occurred in earlier


To optimum utilization of resources


Components


E
-
mail



Real
-
time messaging and awareness



Discussion forums



Knowledge Catalogue (experts system)


Repository



Database tools and software


User Interface


K
-
Portal

Library

catalogue

Repository

K
-
Catalogue

Experts

database

Documents

External

Resources

Communication

system

forum

E
-
mail

Real

Messaging

Repository

Process of K Portal



Identification of Field


Identification of Information Scientists or
Experts


Documentation of Internal Knowledge of
employee or persons


Creation of Various systems and databases


Integration of Internal and external knowledge


Designing an easy Interface for the users

Advantages


It disseminates various types of information, message and
data.



Improves knowledge management and offers experience
of individuals or group of individuals that is the key
assets for the future generations.



Portal allows to sharing all the internal documents, best
practices, policies and procedures, expertise and
experience of individual and external documents.



Portal improves the security of the contents.

Cont…


It allows you to integrate various applications into the single
database so that the relevant information can be obtained as an when
required.



It allows content Management which consist documentation,
capturing, storing and managing contents.



It creates a content browsing and searching structure which facilitate
easy access of information.



It improves decision making through accurate information



It enhances to develop harmony and relation that save the time and
money.

Open source software


Metadot Portal Server



http://www.metadot.com/


DotNetNuke



http://www.dotnetnuke.com/


Liferay Portal 4.3.4


http://www.liferay.com


eNdonesia 8.4


http://www.endonesia.org/

Examples


Conclusion


Those institutions or organisations which
are involved in the generation of
knowledge, they can create a knowledge
portal for the capturing, storing, sharing
and disseminating internal and external
knowledge to achieve their aims and
objectives.








Thanks to your kind attention