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Arshad Mahmood & Salman Abid

"The role of State Bank Library in achieving SBP Vision 2020 Goals through knowledge management"

The SBP Vision 2020 Goals are set by State Bank Management in 2016 that respond to the organizational development challenges. This study observed the influence of library and information services on attainment of SBP vision 2020 Goals through knowledge management practices. The rise of knowledge based economies has put significance on effective management of knowledge. The viable administration of information has been depicted as a basic element for organization looking to guarantee practical key upper hand. Around the globe in all business zones are encountering fast development and improvement, and these advancements are creating new needs. Mechanical upgrades, need of steady overhaul of learning, expanding information share come from correspondence among individuals cause to change the nature of work requested in every area.  Knowledge Management requires more compelling technique strategies for data giving, expedient exchange of data and connecting of data with individual and their exercises. It requests library patron focused advancement of data frameworks and administrations and customization of data at the individual level. The paper can uncover that knowledge management is a key driver of authoritative execution and an unequivocal instrument for hierarchical continuance, aggressiveness and efficiency. The paper additionally concentrates on the part of custodians in dealing with the learning and data in advanced period and emphasizes their exercises, for example, information creation, procurement, conservation and sharing information. The authors additionally talked about the utilization of most recent developed knowledge repository which contains historical data. The research also revealed a very crucial role of SBP library in the extension and modification of knowledge. The library professionals always furnish their inputs / ideas regarding library services, processes & resources and to contribute in attaining the 6 goals enclosed in the SBP Strategic Plan 2016-2020.

Biographical Information

Arshad Mahmood is working as Librarian/ Deputy Director in State Bank of Pakistan since 2008. Arshad Mahmood is an M. Phil Scholar and author of 7 research papers. His four research papers have been accepted in International conferences i.e. ICOASL 2008 (India), ICOASL 2011 (Tokyo, Japan), ICOASL 2015 (Seoul, South Korea) and IFLA WLIC 2016 (Columbus, USA). Mr. Mahmood has 14 years’ library profession experience in variety of national and international organizations i.e. National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), Islamabad Club, International Islamic University (IIU), National Library of Pakistan and State Bank of Pakistan. As a Director of Pakistan Library Club (PLC) he has organized various seminars, training workshops for LIS professionals in Pakistan. Mr. Arshad Mahmood is a member of organizing committee of PLA National Conference in 2007. Mr. Mahmood is a life member of Pakistan Library Association and also member of various national and international organizations. arshad.mahmood3@sbp.org.pk

Salman Abid is currently Librarian at the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) Library, Karachi. He started his career as Library In charge at Karachi Gymkhana in 2000. He received Master of Arts in Library and Information Science (1999) degree from University of Karachi, Pakistan. He also earned M.B.A. (2008) degree in Finance from Pakistan Air Force- Karachi Institute of Economics and Technology, Karachi, Pakistan. He has more than 17 years of experience of librarianship along with teaching and research experience in the field of LIS. He has conducted various training workshops and seminars on technological innovations and searching techniques in the field of LIS. He has also presented paper in National Conference on Intellectual and Cultural Heritage of Pakistan (2010). He was elected General Secretary of Pakistan Library Association, Sindh Chapter. He is the founding member of Pakistan Library Club. His research interests are information literacy, online resources and library technologies. salman.abid@sbp.org.pk
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