Curating knowledge, creating change: University Knowledge Center, Kosovo national transition

Somerville, Mary, Mirjamdotter, Anita, Harjizi, Edmond, Sayyad-Abdi, Elham, Gibney, Michele, Bruce, Christine, and Stoodley, Ian (2020) Curating knowledge, creating change: University Knowledge Center, Kosovo national transition. International Federation ofLibrary Associations and Institutions, 46 (2). pp. 151-162.

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Abstract

A collaborative system design initiative at the University for Business and Technology in Kosovo aims to make local knowledge visible and to enhance local knowledge creation, within the university and throughout the country. Since its inception in 2015, design activities aimed to activate systems through modeling the global knowledge landscape, technology enabled systems, and human activity processes. Within the framework of Informed Systems, application of Informed Learning Theory and Information Experience Design (IXD) guided prototyping systems that informed building an institutional repository named the UBT Knowledge Center. The knowledge vision anticipates that sustained curation, organization, discovery, access, and usage processes will accelerate academic engagement, national development, and global visibility, over time and with practice to further theory-to-practice and practice-to-theory.

Item ID: 63733
Item Type: Article (Research - C1)
ISSN: 1745-2651
Keywords: Co-design, information experience design, informed learning, Informed Systems, Kosovo, Soft Systems Design
Copyright Information: (C) The Author(s) 2019
Date Deposited: 14 Jul 2020 23:39
FoR Codes: 08 INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES > 0806 Information Systems > 080699 Information Systems not elsewhere classified @ 50%
08 INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES > 0807 Library and Information Studies > 080799 Library and Information Studies not elsewhere classified @ 50%
SEO Codes: 89 INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION SERVICES > 8903 Information Services > 890399 Information Services not elsewhere classified @ 100%
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