• Atlas Now Free to Download

    MIT Press and I are making The Atlas of New Librarianship freely available to download via Creative Commons!

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    My cancer treatment ramps ups, and Dick Kawooya steps up at SLIS

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“True learning happens when books and friends, writing and understanding intermingle in a rich soup of participation.”

-R. David Lankes

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.

Eulogy for the Information Age

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Contact

USC SLIS 1501 Greene Street Columbia SC 29208 United States

  • rdlankes@mailbox.sc.edu
  • (803) 777-3858