KMKS – Opening Doors to a World of Opportunities
Information Outlook, March-April 2017, pp. 13-16
Implementing a knowledge culture within your organization will drive knowledge sharing, lead to better decisions, and demonstrate the value you bring.
The Librarian’s Skillbook: 51 Essential Skills for Information Professionals
Having the right skills is a critical component for landing a new job or any type of career advancement. Librarians and information professionals possess many marketable and transferable skills that can easily equip them to pursue a wide range of information-based jobs or start a new career in one of many related fields within or beyond the library world
My Favourite Tipples from a Strategic Knowledge Professional
FreePint, January 11, 2017
As a strategic knowledge professional, my focus is on document, digital asset and enterprise content management as well as strategic planning. My passion to share with colleagues is transferable skills for librarians and information professionals. The following websites make it possible to stay ahead of the curve.
Information Centers: Special Libraries, Chapter 9 of Information Services Today
Co-authored this chapter with colleagues Cheryl R. Dee and Stephen Abram, 2015. Book edited by Sandra Hirsh.
The Role of Librarians in DAM Projects
Journal of Digital Media Management, Volume 1, No. 3, August 2012. pp. 222-228.
From information to knowledge to metadata in your DAM, a librarian can be key to the success of any content management system. Deb Hunt shares two case studies of how librarians are important to your DAM and your organization. She will share how librarians apply traditional and modern skills to empower organizations to leverage their strategic knowledge assets, blowing up librarian stereotypes while positively contributing to the bottom line.
The Role of Digital Librarians in Digital Asset Management
FreePint, May 10, 2012.
When everything (it seems) is going digital, why aren’t digital signatures more commonly used? Deb Hunt explores what constitutes a digital signature that will stand up to possible court challenges.
Transform Knowledge and Expertise into Strategic Value: How Will We Get There?
2012 Best Practices for Government Libraries, Lexis-Nexis, pp. 32-34.
There are vast opportunities out there for information professionals if we will leverage our transferrable skills and think outside the box.
The Accidental Knowledge Manager: Another Role for Independent Information Professionals
Bulletin of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, October/November 2010, pp. 53-55.
In organizations today, there is a flood of paper and digital information that is often unorganized making it impossible to find, reuse and re-purpose the intellectual assets of the organization. This results in reinventing the wheel countless times, duplication of information and lack of knowing which version is the latest. Knowledge and content management provide solutions to these challenges.
Demonstrating YOUR Value 2.0
Best Practices for Government Libraries 2010, pp. 131-134.
With the current economic crisis, you can still thrive and get the word out about|who you are, what you do, and the value you bring to an organization.There are geographical and other limitations to in-person networking. We can expand our networks by using professional networking 2.0 tools.
Enterprise Content Management: Another Role for Info Pros
FUMSI, April 2010.
In an age when the Web allows everyone to do their own research, how do information professionals add value to an organisation? The answer is to connect users to the internal repository of information assets through enterprise content management; something information professionals are in a unique position to lead as they are already doing it!
Online/offline: Deb Hunt
Information World Review, February 5, 2010.
As IWR loves to keep up with the digitally changing times, we’ve given our Blogosphere page a light-hearted shake-up. Deb Hunt, who received a special commendation for her work as a member for the US Special Libraries Association (SLA) board of directors in the IWR Information Professional of the Year award ceremony at the Online Information 09 conference, is our first guest.
PROFILE: Deborah Hunt and Information Edge
BayNet (Bay Area Library and Information Network) blog, October 26, 2009.
BayNet is doing a series of profiles of members who work in little-known libraries and information services around the bay. Deborah Hunt is the Principal of Information Edge, an information service based in San Leandro, California, and a long time BayNet member.
Adding Value, Going Global, and Serving Smaller Clients.
Information Outlook, Vol. 13 (4), June 2009, pp. 27-31.
Four information professionals offer their thoughts on the trends and opportunities that will shape the information industry in the years ahead.
As Easy as Jumping Off a Cliff (SLA Member Profile of Deborah Hunt).
Information Outlook, Vol. 10 (7), July 2006, pp. 10-12.
Many years ago, Deborah Hunt stood on the edge of a precipice. Behind her was her formal education; before her was a grand canyon of uncertainties, yet not far away was a ledge that offered a foothold onto a mountain of opportunity. Hunt took a leap of faith, a jump she has never regretted, and since then she has been climbing many mountains and making many leaps.
Member Spotlight: Association of Independent Information Professionals (AIIP)
AIIP Connections, Vol. 23 (4), October/December 2001, pp. 6-7.
When I look back on my many years as an independent information professional, I know that my willingness to go the extra mile AND try out new things has benefitted my business and me.