Paper Title
The Impact of Knowledge Management on Business Advancement in Umaru Musa Yar’adua University Library, Katsina. Nigeria

Knowledge management is one of the most important aspect for the growth and development of business management among our libraries. This paper discuses the impact of knowledge management on business advancement in Umaru Musa yar’adua University Library. Survey research was used and questionnaire was the instrument for data collection. Library staffs in the relevant division and unit constitute the population of the study. The study identifies among the other things that wider awareness of the knowledge management among the libsrarians and information managers yet remain unclear. The study also opined that library and information professionals regard their skills as being relevant to the practice of knowledge management. Also, it was concluded that knowledge and experiences of library staff are the intellectual assets of any library and should be valued and shared. The paper among other things recommended that there is need to establish the ways in which academic librarians of Umaru Musa Yar’adua university libraries could add value to their service by engaging in to knowledge management. Key words- Data, information, IT, knowledge.