عنوان مقاله [English]
Purpose:This study aim was to identify obstacles and strategies for the promotion of knowledge sharing in public libraries of Kermanshah province, and rendering solutions to enhance KS in these organizations.
Methodology: Collectting data on this study, Chong, Yuen, & Gan’s (2014) questionnaire has been used. Research population included all employees of the public library in Kermanshah Province.
Findings: The results showed that the demographic features such as field of study, gender, marriage, education level, and the age, have no impacts on the process of KS in the public library of Kermanshah province. Job experience has no affects on the process and effectiveness of KS. But, Job experience has effects on KS and strategies for promoting KS. Most librarians use ICT for KS. Culture of the library is the most important obstacle in the process of KS and the dissemination of knowledge on the library website is the most important strategy for the promotion of KS.
Results: KS process in the public libraries of Kermanshah is underway. However, there are obstacles in the success of knowledge sharing process in this libraries.