Author Archives: rdlankes

ALA Press Release on Haycock Award

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Here is the official press release on the Haycock Award for Promoting Librarianship. Thanks to Teri Switzer for her very kind words: For Immediate Release Mon, 01/25/2016 Contact: Cheryl Malden Program Officer Governance 312-280-3247 cmalden@ala.org CHICAGO — Dr. R. David Lankes, professor and Dean’s Scholar for New Librarianship at Syracuse University’s School of Information Studies…

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The Boring Patient Audio Book: Epilogue

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I have been posting a chapter a week of my book The Boring Patient. This is the last post.You can download the ebook or listen to previous chapters here: http://davidlankes.org/?page_id=8390 Epilogue: A Cancer Free Summer

The Boring Patient Audio Book: Chapter 17

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I am posting a chapter a week of my book The Boring Patient. You can download the ebook or listen to previous chapters here: http://davidlankes.org/?page_id=8390 The last post in the series, the Epilogue, will be published tomorrow. Chapter 17: Dear Fellow Cancer Survivor

Lankes Receives 2016 Ken Haycock Award for Promoting Librarianship

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I am very proud to announce that I have received the 2016 Ken Haycock Award for Promoting Librarianship from the American Library Association. From ALA’s award page: The Ken Haycock Award for Promoting Librarianship was established in 2004 and recognizes an individual who has contributed significantly to the public recognition and appreciation of librarianship through…

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Dominican’s GSLIS Joins Collaboratory

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Dominican University’s Graduate School of Library and Information Science has joined the Expect More Collaboratory. GSLIS will be at the center of next year’s focus on applying the ideas of Expect More in the Chicago area. I look forward to working with Dominican and our other partners to make a real difference in how communities…

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The Boring Patient Audio Book: Chapter 16

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I am posting a chapter a week of my book The Boring Patient. You can download the ebook or listen to previous chapters here: http://davidlankes.org/?page_id=8390 Chapter 16: Home

Expect More 2nd Edition Now Available

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The Second Edition of Expect More: Demanding Better Libraries For Today’s Complex World is now available for purchase (Expect More Collaboratory Members receive free copies). You can purchase it from: Paperback: CreateSpace Online Store (preferred) and Amazon eBook: Amazon If you are interested in bulk discounts please contact me at rilandpub@gmail.com Thanks to all the Collaboratory partners…

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The Boring Patient Audio Book: Chapter 15

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I am posting a chapter a week of my book The Boring Patient. You can download the ebook or listen to previous chapters here: http://davidlankes.org/?page_id=8390 Chapter 15: A New Birthday

Lankes Named Follett Chair in Library and Information Science

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Dr. R. David Lankes, professor, Dean’s Scholar for the New Librarianship at Syracuse University’s School of Information Studies has accepted appointment as the holder of the 2016-17 Follett Chair in Library and Information Science. This prestigious appointment is the highest academic honor bestowed by Dominican University’s Graduate School of Library and Information Science upon a master researcher…

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The Boring Patient Audio Book: Chapter 14

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I am posting a chapter a week of my book The Boring Patient. You can download the ebook or listen to previous chapters here: http://davidlankes.org/?page_id=8390 Chapter 14: Harvest

The Boring Patient Audio Book: Chapter 13

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I am posting a chapter a week of my book The Boring Patient. You can download the ebook or listen to previous chapters here: http://davidlankes.org/?page_id=8390 Chapter 13: PET Scans and Water

The Boring Patient Audio Book: Chapter 12

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I am posting a chapter a week of my book The Boring Patient. You can download the ebook or listen to previous chapters here: http://davidlankes.org/?page_id=8390 Chapter 12: ICE ICE Baby

Translations and International Posts

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My post on crafting a security narrative in libraries has been translated in Italian. I have been fortunate in having several of my posts translated in part or whole. Unfortunately most of them revolve around crisis: Crafting a Security Narrative in Libraries in Italian: Paura del buio: costruire un’idea di sicurezza nelle biblioteche After the attacks…

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Expect More Second Edition    

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The Expect More Collaboratory is about to produce it’s first deliverable: the second edition of the Expect More book. This will be quickly followed by an Expect More Workbook and, in the summer, online training and advocacy materials. With the release of the second edition the downloadable and print version of the first edition will…

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The Boring Patient Audio Book: Chapter 11

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I am posting a chapter a week of my book The Boring Patient. You can download the ebook or listen to previous chapters here: http://davidlankes.org/?page_id=8390 Chapter 11: Schrödinger’s Cat

New Narratives for Librarians

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“New Narratives for Librarians” SLA Military Libraries Division Training Workshop 2015. Washington, DC. Abstract: Librarians must move past traditional narratives that are holding back the profession. Military librarians also have a special opportunity to craft a new narrative of libraries and security. Slides: http://davidlankes.org/rdlankes/Presentations/2015/Military.pdf Audio: http://davidlankes.org/rdlankes/pod/2015/Military.mp3 Screencast: New Narratives for Librarians from R. David Lankes…

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The Boring Patient Audio Book: Chapter 10

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I am posting a chapter a week of my book The Boring Patient. You can download the ebook or listen to previous chapters here: http://davidlankes.org/?page_id=8390 Chapter 10: Dear Doctor