Shimrit Janes Has "Current Awareness" Become a Bloated Term?
Jinfo Article

11th November 2014

By Shimrit Janes

Abstract

Driven by broken economies, a burgeoning technology marketplace, and a bloated definition of current awareness, information professionals are increasingly struggling when it comes to meeting their internal clients' needs to track news developments. In this piece, Shimrit Janes explores to what extent the original understanding of "current awareness" holds up under scrutiny, and what challenges information teams are facing as a result.

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