“Data, Information, & Knowledge: The Right Profession For The Right Time” 2016 Maine Library Association Conference. Newry, ME. Abstract: The 2016 presidential election demonstrates the weaknesses in seeing data and information as substitutes for true knowledge. Librarians by embracing a knowledge and a community approach are perfectly situated for moving the country ahead in the…
"Good librarians aren't neutral: they are principled"
-R. David Lankes, New Librarianship Field Guide
Librarianship in the Growing Information Domain…or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Information
I know many will wake up this morning after an election with strong feelings about the result. While some may embrace the results many will be disappointed or scared. This message is neither to console or celebrate. Rather this message is about the unique obligations of a knowledge school in light of this national election.…
“Building the Knowledge School” 2016 Charleston Conference. Charleston, SC. Abstract: The rise of the information school movement has been seen as both a positive and negative reality in the preparation of librarians. Have undergraduate programs taken away resources and attention from the masters in library science? Has the growth of faculty with little or no…
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