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

A New Librarianship for a New Age

“A New Librarianship for a New Age” 57ยบ Congresso nazionale AIB (57th National Congress of the Italian Library Association), Rome, Italy Abstract (English): A new librarianship is emerging, taking the lessons learned over that nearly 3,000 year history to forge … Continue reading

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Killing the Library Quickly

A few weeks ago I did the Keynote at NELA and it was received very well, including a very thoughtful blog post by Agnostic, Maybe. I needed to create shorter more pithy version for the iSchools webpage, and so edited … Continue reading

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Expeditions

So I had this idea for doing little videos in the places I visit on themes from the Atlas of New Librarianship. However, it just didn’t pan out. Still I thought I’d share the two videos I put together. The … Continue reading

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Reinventing Librarianship

“Reinventing Librarianship” Keynote ALA 2011 Virtual Conference. The session was recorded by ALA and should be available soon (I will update this post). Excerpts: “This then is your collection and what a truly awesome collection it is: more massive and … Continue reading

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The Future of Librarianship

“The Future of Librarianship” Delaware Library Town Hall, Dover, DE. Abstract: Take away the librarians, the staff, but leave the books, the computers, and the architecture and for a week you will have a fine sculpture of a library that … Continue reading

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Radical

“Radical” Keynote Florida Library Association’s Annual Confernece 2011, Orlando, FL. Abstract: We must go further. We must go deeper into our communities. We must bring radical positive change for our members. They are drowning in overpriced mortgages, our students are … Continue reading

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The Post Recession Library

Here is an online presentation I did today…think of it as an appetizer for the launch of the Atlas tomorrow. “The Post Recession Library” PLA Virtual Spring Symposium 2011, Online. Abstract: They say a crisis is a terrible thing to … Continue reading

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Awesome Librarians

“Awesome Librarians” ILEADU Kickoff, Springfield, IL. Slides: http://quartz.syr.edu/rdlankes/Presentations/2011/ILEADU2.pdf Audio: http://quartz.syr.edu/rdlankes/pod/2011/ILEADU2.mp3 Screencast:

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The Librarian Militant, The Librarian Triumphant

“The Librarian Militant, The Librarian Triumphant” NEXT: A Library Futures Symposium, The Alberta Library, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Abstract: What will kill this profession is not ebooks, amazon, or Google. It will be a lack of imagination. An inability to see … Continue reading

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Librarianship Triumphant Excerpt Video

The folks at the Next conference put up a nice short(ish) excerpt of my talk on the Librarian Militant, Librarians Triumphant talk. It’s the last 12 minute conclusion:

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