Libraries at University of Nebraska-Lincoln


Date of this Version

Fall 11-27-2021

Document Type



The dynamics of the external environment in which the company as an open system operates continue to increase in volatility. Companies accustomed to formulating their business strategies by relying on predicting trends in the next five to ten years are frustrated because changes occur very quickly and cannot be predicted. At this time, companies are also competing to find new sources of competitive advantage, which are rare, difficult to imitate, and, if possible, can be used continuously. In the resource-based view of the firm (RBV) theory, it is stated that a resource is said to be strategic if it meets several criteria, namely rare, valuable, difficult to imitate, and difficult to replace. Furthermore, the knowledge-based view of the firm (KBV) theory still cannot be called a theory, but from the research results, knowledge is seen as the most strategic resource because it meets the criteria presented above.

Moreover, when referring to the concept of organizational learning, which emphasizes that knowledge is the result of learning. To get the maximum benefit from the knowledge possessed and know the knowledge that must be possessed, the company must manage its knowledge through knowledge management. This study aims to find out the development map and trend of Knowledge Management published by well-known journals in the field of library science. The data analyzed were more than 100 research publications indexed by Google Scholar. The export data is then processed and analyzed using the R Biblioshiny application program to find out the knowledge management development bibliometric map. The research also give the Islamic perspective of knowledge management in the library science view.