Category Archives: 2007

The Library as Conversation

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“The Library as Conversation” Free Library of Philadelphia President’s Forum, Philadelphia, PA. Slides: /rdlankes/Presentations/2007/PhillyExecShare.pdf Audio: /rdlankes/pod/Philly.mp3 Video: http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-1481211646054597416

Video of Philadelphia Presentation Now Availble

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You can now watch a streamed video of my presentation in Philadelphia this month. Click the icon below: If Streaming is not working, you can get there directly here: http://davidlankes.org/rdlankes/presentations/2007/freeLibStream.mov

The Future of Retrieval: Finding Conversations

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“The Future of Retrieval: Finding Conversations” ALA Annual Conference, Washington, DC. Abstract: Ron Miller, Director of Product Management, HW Wilson, hosts a panel of industry leaders including: Mike Buschman, Program Manager, Windows Live Academic, Microsoft. R. David Lankes, PhD, Director of the Information Institute of Syracuse, and Associate Professor, School of Information Studies, Syracuse University.…

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Collecting Conversations in a Massive Scale World

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“Collecting Conversations in a Massive Scale World” ALCTS 50th Anniversary Conference, Washington, DC. Slides: http://davidlankes.org/rdlankes/Presentations/2007/ALCTS.pdf Audio: http://davidlankes.org/rdlankes/pod/ALCTS.mp3

Participatory Networks: The Library as Conversation

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“Participatory Networks: The Library as Conversation” Presentation to the National Agricultural Library, Washington, DC. Abstract: A discussion of designing digital libraries and library systems using participatory principles. Slides: http://davidlankes.org/rdlankes/Presentations/2007/Lankes-NAL.pdf

Library as Conversation

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“Library as Conversation” NYLink Annual Members Conference, Saratoga Springs, NY. Slides: http://davidlankes.org/rdlankes/Presentations/2007/NYLink.pdf Audio: http://davidlankes.org/rdlankes/pod/Saratoga.mp3

Participatory Networks: The Library as Conversation

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“Participatory Networks: The Library as Conversation” Amigos Annual Members Conference, Dallas, TX. Abstract: Thoughts on how libraries facilitate conversations. The idea is based on a simple theory: Knowledge is created through conversation; libraries are in the knowledge business; therefore, libraries are in the conversation business. Though libraries serve a vital role as community memory keeper,…

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“Participatory Networks: The Library as Conversation” AMIGOS Members Meeting, Dallas, Tx.

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Slides are now available at http://davidlankes.org/rdlankes/Presentations/2007/Dallas.pdf Audio is available at http://davidlankes.org/rdlankes/pod/Dal.mp3 or on my Podcast. Please note I’m trying a new way of making the podcasts (using my iPod and a microphone) for better sound quality. Hope it makes a difference. Thoughts on how libraries facilitate conversations. The idea is based on a simple theory:…

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Library as Conversation: Facing the Challenge

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“Library as Conversation: Facing the Challenge” Informare a Distanza 2.0: Condividere e Cooperare nel Reference Oggi. Florence, Italy. Slides: http://davidlankes.org/rdlankes/Presentations/2007/Florence.pdf

Developing an Open Infrastructure for the Greater Good

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“Developing an Open Infrastructure for the Greater Good” ASIDIC Spring Meeting, Orlando, FL Abstract: Uses conversation theory to examine the role of databases and database vendors in a Web2.0 (and beyond) context. Slides: http://davidlankes.org/rdlankes/Presentations/2007/ASIDIC.pdf Audio: http://davidlankes.org/rdlankes/pod/ASIDIC.mp3

Second Life Presentation

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For those who are curious I’ve posted a movie of my presentation in Second Life last night. It is an MP4 file (88.7 mb) at: http://davidlankes.org/rdlankes/presentations/2007/Lankes-SL.mp4 You can also read the text transcript here (I’m the one designated as “You”): http://davidlankes.org/rdlankes/presentations/2007/transcript.txt