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Book CoverThe Atlas of New Librarianship
R. David Lankes
Cloth / April 2011
An essential guide to a librarianship based not on books and artifacts but on knowledge and learning.
Price $55.00

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“Deep thinking, beyond brands, down to the core concepts and competencies that define librarianship. Lankes creates thoroughly described verbal and visual explanations of the relationships between the many disparate parts that make up our professional whole.”
— Jessamyn West,
community technology librarian,
blogger, and creator of

“The Atlas is not a book; it is a manifesto, a set of principles and convictions aimed at shaking new life and belief into a field that too often fears for its own future. Read it and be prepared to act.”
— Andrew Dillon,
Dean and Louis T. Yule Regents
Professor of Information,
School of Information,
University of Texas at Austin