chapter  6
Advancing through information
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Information is vital to everyone’s job, but for the information professional it is of paramount importance because it is the commodity in which he or she deals. What an exciting commodity with which to be associated; constant change takes place not only in its content and the amount that is available, but also in its format and the ways in which it can be organised and exploited. With the rise of Knowledge Management, and the increasing emphasis, within many private and public sector bodies, on developing as a ‘learning organisation’ there are ever increasing development opportunities within the workplace for the proactive information professional.