Category Archives: 2007

The Library as Conversation

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“The Library as Conversation” Free Library of Philadelphia President’s Forum, Philadelphia, PA. Slides: /rdlankes/Presentations/2007/PhillyExecShare.pdf Audio: /rdlankes/pod/Philly.mp3 Video:

Video of Philadelphia Presentation Now Availble

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You can now watch a streamed video of my presentation in Philadelphia this month. Click the icon below: If Streaming is not working, you can get there directly here:

The Future of Retrieval: Finding Conversations

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“The Future of Retrieval: Finding Conversations” ALA Annual Conference, Washington, DC. Abstract: Ron Miller, Director of Product Management, HW Wilson, hosts a panel of industry leaders including: Mike Buschman, Program Manager, Windows Live Academic, Microsoft. R. David Lankes, PhD, Director of the Information Institute of Syracuse, and Associate Professor, School of Information Studies, Syracuse University.…

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Collecting Conversations in a Massive Scale World

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“Collecting Conversations in a Massive Scale World” ALCTS 50th Anniversary Conference, Washington, DC. Slides: Audio:

Participatory Networks: The Library as Conversation

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“Participatory Networks: The Library as Conversation” Presentation to the National Agricultural Library, Washington, DC. Abstract: A discussion of designing digital libraries and library systems using participatory principles. Slides: