Recent Presentations

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Forget the Future: Our Time is Now - RUSA President’s Program, American Library Association Annual Conference. Chicago, IL.
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Recent Publications

The New Librarianship Field Guide
The New Librarianship Field Guide
Expect More: Demanding Better Libraries For Today’s Complex World
Expect More: Demanding Better Libraries For Today’s Complex World

 

The Atlas of New Librarianship
The Atlas of New Librarianship
The Boring Patient
The Boring Patient

Recent Posts

Access and Impact
Ok I’m feeling preachy. Repeat after “me access does not equal impact or knowledge or improvement”…Unless you are also talking
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New Design
Nothing like a misbehaving WordPress theme to motivate a site redesign. The good news is that the site loads a
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Summer SLIS Update
Greetings my Friends, Normally summer is a slow period in academia, but not at the School of Library and Information
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About David

R. David Lankes is the director of the University of South Carolina’s School of Library and 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.

R. David Lankes
Professor and Director
School of Library and Information Science
University of South Carolina
1501 Greene Street
Columbia SC 29208 Phone: (803)777-3858
Web: https://DavidLankes.org
E-Mail: rdlankes@mailbox.sc.edu

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