Biographical Information

Ken Wheaton

Management consultant and knowledge librarian at Applied Knowledge Sciences,
and Director of the Pacific Northwest Chapter of the Special Libraries Association

Ken Wheaton is management consultant and knowledge librarian at Applied Knowledge Sciences (aksciences.com) and director of the Pacific Northwest Chapter of the Special Libraries Association, e-mail wheaton.kr@gmail.com.

Articles by Ken Wheaton

Welcome to Curation 2.0

Keeping organizational knowledge relevant and up-to-date requires adult supervision.

The future of the future: Rise of the knowledge librarian

Corporate librarians used to devote years acquiring and cataloging physical document collections. All those serials and monographs, outdated by the time they arrived from the printers, are simply not that competitive anymore. Knowledge is not static. It must be continually refreshed through venues such as open discussion and brainstorming. That calls for a new kind of library. ..