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Libraries’ Worlds of Production and intellectual capital utilization

Abstract:

Chapter 1 introduced the fundamental concepts and issues of library intellectual capital. Furthermore, the level of libraries’ intellectual capital management awareness is being linked to their survival within a competitive economic environment, where the core product is knowledge itself. On the other hand, the development of this intellectual capital consciousness may promote libraries as key organizations for the creation of a valuable network of information and knowledge creators/distributors. In this chapter, the utilization of intangible assets is explored by analyzing their role within the framework proposed by Stopper and Salais (1997) for the analysis of ...

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