Category Archives: 2017

Presentations from 2017

The Opportunities and Obligations of the Knowledge School

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“The Opportunities and Obligations of the Knowledge School” South Carolina Association of School Librarians. Greenville, SC. Abstract: An overview of strategic directions for the School of Library and Information Science and a call for participation. Slides: Slides in PDF Audio: Presentation Notes: [This is not an actual transcript of my talk, but rather speaking notes I…

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Expecting More From Our Libraries & Communities

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“Expecting More From Our Libraries & Communities” Florence Public Library Staff Development Day. Florence, SC. Abstract: A discussion of what a library is in the fame of community focus. Slides: Slides in PDF Audio: Florence Public Library Staff Development Day from R. David Lankes on Vimeo.

A Knowledge Organization in an Age of Alternative Facts

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“A Knowledge Organization in an Age of Alternative Facts” Sarasota County Public Library Staff Development Day. Sarasota, FL. Abstract: Communities need the public library now more than ever. In an era when neighbors are more divided than ever, and even the nature of truth and facts are in question, ho do librarians best serve their…

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