Author Archives: R. David Lankes

Announcing Expect More

The Atlas of New Librarianship is written exclusively for librarians. It has received a lot of good attention. However, one stream of feedback I have received was “it is great for librarians, but what about my board/faculty/provost/principal?” I have been … Continue reading

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New Librarianship: From Sharing to Lending and Back Again

“New Librarianship: From Sharing to Lending and Back Again” Tennessee Library Association Brown Bag Series, Webinar. Abstract: This talk examines a bright future for libraries that can build strong connections with communities. This includes co-owning the library space, returning to … Continue reading

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World Domination Through Librarianship

“World Domination Through Librarianship” Kansas Library Association Annual Conference, Wichita, KS. Abstract: In an era of battling walled content gardens, disruptive change, social media-enabled revolutions, and truthiness there has never been a greater need for librarians. Sorting through mountains of … Continue reading

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Anna Maria Tammaro interviews R. David Lankes

A nice short interview for an Italian conference (but it is in English). For me the most interesting question was at the end about why aren’t we all just information scientists.

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Expect More

“Expect More” Hunters and Gatherers: Reshaping College Libraries for the 21st Century, Syracuse, NY. Slides: http://quartz.syr.edu/rdlankes/Presentations/2012/OCC.pdf Audio: http://quartz.syr.edu/rdlankes/pod/2012/OCC.mp3 Screencast:

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Atlas Acknowledgements

As I announced, the Atlas of New Librarianship has received the 2012 ABC-CLIO/Greenwood Award for the Best Book in Library Literature. While I have been extremely grateful for the notes of congratulations, I cannot take all the credit. While the … Continue reading

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Atlas Wins Award 2012 ABC-CLIO/Greenwood Award for the Best Book in Library Literature

Immediate Release Mon, 02/27/2012 – 09:48 Contact: Cheryl Malden CHICAGO – “The Atlas of New Librarianship” by R. David Lankes has been named the winner of the 2012 ABC-CLIO/Greenwood Award for the Best Book in Library Literature. The award, which … Continue reading

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Joining the Conversation: School Librarians as Facilitators of Learning

“Joining the Conversation: School Librarians as Facilitators of Learning.” Lankes, R. D. (February, 2012). 39(3). Teacher|Librarian pps. 8-12. http://goo.gl/jNLNy

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Expect More: Our Most Important Conversation Part 2

“Expect More: Our Most Important Conversation Part 2″ ALA Midwinter 2012 Presidents Program, Dallas, TX. Abstract: Description from the program: Empowering Voices, Transforming Communities: join these conversations and leave Midwinter with new tools to become a better advocate. Libraries rely … Continue reading

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Expect More: Our Most Important Conversation

“Expect More: Our Most Important Conversation” ALA Midwinter 2012 Presidents Program, Dallas, TX. Abstract: Description from the program: Empowering Voices, Transforming Communities: join these conversations and leave Midwinter with new tools to become a better advocate. Libraries rely on partners … Continue reading

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