“From Books and Mortar to Community Hubs” The Society of Chief Librarians Seminar 2016 – Changing Horizons: challenges, trends and new ways of delivering. Warwick University, England. Abstract: Libraries have existed for over 4 millennia not by remaining the same, but by evolving, sometimes rapidly, to meet the needs of the communities they serve. This…
"Knowledge is created through conversation—if you’re in the knowledge business, you’re in the conversation business."
-R. David Lankes
Librarianship in the Growing Information Domain…or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Information
Here is a nice short interview on the academic library ideas presented in my new book The New Librarianship Field Guide. To be clear the book is about all sorts of librarians and libraries.
As you probably know by now, I’m headed to the University of South Carolina. I’m very much looking forward to joining the School of Library & Information Science as director. A lot of folks have asked me why South Carolina. The simple answer is the amazing staff, students, and faculty and their desire to make a…
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