Category Archives: Presentations News

Sarasota Panel on Shared Issues with Librarians and Reporters

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Sarasota County Public Libraries Staff Day: Panel on the News and Libraries It was a great and pretty wide ranging discussion around fake news, editorial responsibility, possible collaborations, and even a little net neutrality thrown in for good measure. Panel members Tom Tryon – Opinion Editor for the Sarasota Herald Tribune, Janet Coats – Founder…

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The Social Responsibility of the Library and the Librarian in a Post-Factual World

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Follett Lecture Featuring David Lankes Date: Wednesday, April 12, 2017 – 6:00pm Location: Martin Recital Hall Dr. R. David Lankes, 2016-17 Follett Chair, associate dean of the University of South Carolina’s College of Information and Communications and director of the School of Library and Information Science there, will present the 2017 Follett Lecture, titled “The Social Responsibility of…

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Knowledge School Penthouse Interview @ 2016 Charleston Conference

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The Charleston Conference and Against the Grain do a great series of interviews with Conference Speakers. Last year I was chosen for a “Penthouse Interview.” It is available in its entirety at: David Lankes Penthouse Interview @ 2016 Charleston Conference. It is also available in shorter segments on the Charleston Conference website at: Against the Grain Penthouse Interviews:…

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Lankes to Deliver 2017 RUSA Keynote

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Here is the ALA Press Release (original here): RUSA’s 2017 Annual Conference President’s Program Keynote Announced Tue, 01/31/2017 Contact: Melissa Tracy Marketing & Programs Specialist Reference and User Services Association (RUSA) mtracy@ala.org CHICAGO – David Lankes will be the keynote speaker at the Reference and User Services Association’s (RUSA) President’s Program Forget the Future: Our…

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Expect More Orlando Workshop on Librarian Advocacy

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We had a great turn out for the Expect More workshop on librarian advocacy co-organized with Collaboratory partners EveryLibrary and Tech Logic. Thanks again to all Collaboratory partners for supporting this important work. Below is a recording of the event, slides, and audio only version. Orlando Collaboratory Event from R. David Lankes on Vimeo. Slides: Orlando…

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Libraries Transform Communities

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Here is a video I put together for the 30th anniversary of the Portuguese Public Library Network: Libraries Transform Communities from R. David Lankes on Vimeo.

LIANZA Keynote Video Now Available

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If you wanted to watch my LIANZA Keynote on “Customer, Consumer, Users, and Other Mistakes” it is now available at: http://webcast.gigtv.com.au/Mediasite/Play/4d8a688879144bc49d19e6f3330d74f41d?catalog=69ebd641-e877-4b28-a35e-cc8efe83e3c1&playFrom=6614&autoStart=true All of the conference keynotes are worth watching, and they can be found here: http://webcast.gigtv.com.au/Mediasite/Catalog/catalogs/lianza2015

CILIP Talk Now Streaming

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Here is a video of my presentation to CILIP this past summer. I also used it to improve the audio of the screencast I posted over the summer.

The OLA Super Conference joins the Expect More World Tour!

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I’ll be doing to Wednesday afternoon keynote at the Ontario Library Association’s Super Conference January 27th, 2016. Title: The Obligation of Innovation Abstract: Librarians must lead their communities in innovation by example. If our libraries are to be incubators of new ideas, librarians must model creativity, adaptability, continuous learning, and leading change that makes a…

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Lankes Faculty Minute

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Here is a “Faculty Minute” I did for the Syracuse iSchool on Expect More and libraries.

The World Tour Adds Dates in Italy and Vatican City!

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Please Note: This post is being updated with more details as they become available. The Expect More World Tour rolls on. There is a great deal of interest in New Librarianship and a community focus for libraries in Italy particularly after the publication of the Atlas of New Librarianship (L’atlante della biblioteconomia moderna) in Italian.…

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Lankes to Keynote 125th NYLA Conference

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The New York Library Association is joining the Expect More World Tour this October. On Thursday, October 22 from 9:00 – 10:15 AM in Lake Placid, NY Lankes will give the keynote for the association’s 125th annual conference: NYLA125: Explore. Learn. Grow. The talk will be titled “Day 45,626″ Here’s the abstract: This year NYLA celebrates its…

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Massachusetts Library Association Pre-Conference Invite

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Greetings all, We’re putting together a pre-conference session for the Massachusetts Library Association as part of the Expect More World Tour in May and you are invited. If you’re in the area, please sign up (it’s free) and come join the conversation. Here are the details and the actual invite: Tuesday, Tuesday May 5, 2015…

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Keynotes From ILEAD USA March

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My favorite professional development project started a new cohort (in 10 different states) in March. Below are links to just the keynotes from that session. All are awesome and well worth your time (with the exception of that Lankes character who talks too much). Everything You Learned in Library School is Wrong  David Lankes, Syracuse…

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50th Anniversary Bertha Bassam Lecture “Radical Librarians”

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The University of Toronto, Faculty of Information (iSchool) and Faculty of Information Alumni Association (FIAA) invite you to the 50th Anniversary of the Bertha Bassam Lecture, this year delivered by a passionate advocate for libraries, R. David Lankes, who will discuss Radical Librarianship. Prof. Lankes is author of an upcoming book, The Radical’s Guide to New Librarianship. REGISTER…

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VALA 2016 Added to the World Tour

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I am excited to announce that I’ll be a keynote at the VALA 18th Biennial Conference February 8-11, 2016 in Melbourne, Australia! Watch the World Tour site for more details.