Source Expertise - What It Means in a Google World
Jinfo Research Focus
When anyone can act like a researcher with a few keywords in a web search box, it takes special effort to cultivate and promote the value of source expertise.
There's little point in fighting the tide of Google usage. But we firmly believe that information experts can, and should, actively take on a role that's more strategic than "search" within their organisations.
The resources we've published in this Research Focus
In this Research Focus which ran from April - June 2016, we looked at how we can:
- Consult with project teams and departments about sources
- Stay informed about what's changing in the world of sources - to manage cost, risk and opportunities
- Understand specialist sources in detail - those products and tools that go where search engines can't.
The must-read findings and actions from this Focus are:
- What you should sacrifice to focus on source expertise
- Why you should aim higher and engage more
- What you should invest in first for highest value.
Each of these key insights is discussed in detail in the report, along with actions you can take to work towards alignment. Request your copy today.
Read the report for further insights and actions:
Achieving strategic value from source expertise can only be realised when you step back from daily actions and identify those areas which provide highest value to the business. We believe this is so critical that we've made our End of Focus report Insights and Actions from the Research Focus "Source Expertise - What It Means in a Google World" available to both Subscribers and non-customers.
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About this Research Focus
Resources that are part of this Research Focus
Reflecting on the Jinfo Research Focus "Source Expertise - What It Means in a Google World"
Tuesday, 28th June 2016
What Savings Can You Make By Engaging Information Professionals?
Thursday, 9th June 2016
Q&A with ProQuest - Acquiring Ex Libris and Developing Discovery Systems
Wednesday, 8th June 2016
Insights and Actions Report from the Research Focus "Source Expertise - What It Means in a Google World"
Monday, 27th June 2016
Market landscape - enquiry management and helpdesk systems
Friday, 24th June 2016
Product Review of Northern Light SinglePoint
Monday, 16th May 2016
Three Ways to Influence Strategy with Source Expertise
Tuesday, 21st June 2016
Balancing "Generalist" and "Specialist" Expertise
Tuesday, 24th May 2016
Source Expertise and Your Value to the Business
Tuesday, 12th April 2016
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