Use initial need assessment, valuability assessments, and value proposition to match the discovery to the knowledge gap.
Use need and valuability assessments to demonstrate how the discovery will benefit each separate knowledge user (KU) group.
Broadly disseminate tool information and provide multiple access points.
Assess barriers (B) to use of the discovery for each KU group.
Depending on B, select and implement interventions.
Monitor use of the discovery.
Monitor website hits, citations, phone and email inquiries, survey KU groups on their use.
Monitor website hits, citations, phone and e-mail inquiries, survey KU groups on their use.
Sustain use of the discovery.
This table lists six stakeholder groups who may be knowledge users, and answers the questions “What to share with each knowledge user group”, and “How to reach each knowledge user group”, while also describing the anticipated knowledge translation outcomes from engaging with each group.