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"Good librarians aren't neutral: they are principled"

-R. David Lankes, New Librarianship Field Guide

About David

R. David Lankes is Professor and Dean’s Scholar for New Librarianship at Syracuse University’s iSchool, the 2016-17 Follett Chair at Dominican's Graduate School of Library & Information Science, and recipient of the American Library Association's 2016 Ken Haycock Award for Promoting Librarianship. His book, The Atlas of New Librarianship won the 2012 ABC-CLIO/Greenwood Award for the Best Book in Library Literature. Lankes is a passionate advocate for librarians and their essential role in today’s society.

Librarianship in the Growing Information Domain…or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Information

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