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k&im REFER is the e-Journal of the Knowledge and Information Management Group

  • K&IM Refer is published three times a year.
  • It is available through the K&IM Refer Website
  • In 2018 our K&IM Refer website had 7,776 views and 4,684 visitors, up from 6,110 views and 3,435 visitors in 2017.
  • Contact the K&IM Refer Editor Helen Edwards with any contributions or questions.
  • The previous version of the  K&IM Website can be found here

Latest Issue

The Autumn 2019 Issue is now available.
In this issue:

K&IM Awards 2019

Amanda Duffy, Chair, Awards Committee, Knowledge and Information Management SIG


K&IM Awards: More Interesting and Useful Websites

Amanda Duffy, Chair, Awards Committee, Knowledge and Information Management SIG


CILIP Conference 2019

Erica Wine, Digital Repository and Copyright Lead, Coventry University Online

Knowledge Management Bookshelf

Helen Edwards, Editor, K&IM Refer

Libraries that Learn:  Review

Dion Lindsay, Real Knowledge Management (DLC Ltd)


How a Prominent KM’er in Khartoum Became one of BBC’s 100 Women of 2019 

Paul Corney

“Answer the Question” – School Exams in Scotland

Fiona Laing, Official Publications Curator, National Library of Scotland

The Spring 2019 Issue is now available

In this issue:

K&IM @ CILIP Conference 2019

Denise Carter, K&IM Chair


The Making of a KM Cookbook

Paul Corney, Chris Collison and Patricia Eng


Information at Work: information Management in the Workplace, edited by Katriina Byström, Jannica Heinström and Ian Ruthven: Review

Dion Lindsay Managing Director, Real Knowledge Management (DLC Ltd)

What Do We Want To Be When We Grow Up?  How Data Is Changing Academic Publishing

Helen Edwards, Editor K&IM Refer

Truth and Lies in Academic Publishing: Distrust in Research Highlights the Importance of Education in Critical Thinking Skills

Siân Harris, INASP

The Launch of the Sub-Committee on Disinformation; and Discovery of the Parallel Parliament Website

Ruth Hayes, SCOOP (Standing Committee on Official Publications) 

‘Sorting out stuff’ at Taxonomy Boot Camp London

Kat Allen, Information Today

Report of the CILIP Knowledge Manager Accreditation Project Briefing at K&IM AGM, 7th Feb 2019

Simon Burton, Managing Director, CB Resourcing

Report of the SCOOP Meeting Held on 13thMarch 2019

Steven Hartshorne, Secretary SCOOP 

Obituary: Andrew Zelinger (1964-2019)

Steven Hartshorne, Secretary SCOOP

K&IM Refer PDFs

Please find below PDF copies of the current and previous K&IM Refer issues.

K&IM Refer Spring 2019

K&IM Refer Winter 2019

K&IM Refer Autumn 2018

K&IM Refer Spring 2018

K&IM Refer Winter 2017

K&IM Refer Autumn 2017

K&IM Refer Spring 2017

Refer Archive

Issues of K&IM Refer from Spring 2012 to Summer 2016 can be found in the Refer e-journal (members access only) area. Issues after Summer 2016 will be available in the near future.

Every issue of K&IM Refer from Vol 1 Issue 1 is available as a PDF on the Referplus Archive site. Please contact K&IM Refer Editor Helen Edwards for access details.

Articles from issues of Refer 2010 onwards can be found on ProQuest Library Science. CILIP members can access this database through the CILIP website.



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