Category Archives: Presentations

Recorded lectures, speeches, and other presentations about New Librarianship and Participatory Librarianship.

Engineers of Innovation

“Engineers of Innovation” NCSLMA 2013 Annual Conference. Winston-Salem, NC. Abstract: Innovation is a term with baggage. To some it is a nebulous concept thrown around to little effect. To others, it is a daunting task reserved for a few visionaries. … Continue reading

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Nerd Absurd

I had a great time talking about the future of libraries and general issues of open access and the importance of librarians with the Nerd Absurd podcasting crew. It is a long conversation, but pretty free wheeling, have a listen: … Continue reading

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The New Librarianship Worldview

“The New Librarianship Worldview” Library 2.012. Web. Abstract: Your worldview dictates what is possible and often without even knowing it. This presentation to the 2.012 Conference looks at the importance of worldview and describes the rising view within librarianship focused … Continue reading

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What We Do and Why We Do It …But Mostly Why We Do It

“What We Do and Why We Do It …But Mostly Why We Do It” New Zealand Atlas Reading Group. Web. Abstract: You may never be a part of marching in the streets. I hope you never have to face a … Continue reading

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Master Class on New Librarianship Amsterdam

Here is the short version of this post: I did a masterclass at the Amsterdam Public Library for de Library School. You can see watch the screencast or listen to an MP3 at the end of this post. It is … Continue reading

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New Librarianship and the Library as Platform

“New Librarianship and the Library as Platform” Ticer 15th International Summer School on Digital Libraries 2012, Tillburg, Netherlands. Abstract: Change in academic libraries is nothing new. From digitization of materials, to the move of scholarly communications from journals to online … 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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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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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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