• SLIS ALA Reception

    Friday June 21st. 6-8pm The Loft at 600F 4th Floor (Retreat Room) 600 F St NW Washington, DC 20004

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  • Thank You for Making a Difference

    The 6th Annual Lankes Family Blood Drive was a success. To date you have helps over a 1,100 people!

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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.

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USC SLIS 1501 Greene Street Columbia SC 29208 United States

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  • (803) 777-3858