Category Archives: 2012

Expect More

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“Expect More” Changing Times, Inspiring Libraries Summit. Vancouver, BC (via teleconference). Slides: https://davidlankes.org/rdlankes/Presentations/2012/Vancouver-Lankes.pdf Audio: https://davidlankes.org/rdlankes/pod/2012/Vancouver.mp3 Screencast: Expect More from R. David Lankes on Vimeo.

The New Librarianship Worldview

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“The New Librarianship Worldview” Library 2.012. Web. Abstract: Your worldview dictates what is possible and often without even knowing it. This presentation to the 2.012 Conference looks at the importance of worldview and describes the rising view within librarianship focused on knowledge and community. Audio: https://davidlankes.org/rdlankes/pod/2012/2012Screen.mp3 Screencast: The New Librarianship Worldview from R. David Lankes…

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What We Do and Why We Do It …But Mostly Why We Do It

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“What We Do and Why We Do It …But Mostly Why We Do It” New Zealand Atlas Reading Group. Web. Abstract: You may never be a part of marching in the streets. I hope you never have to face a mob of looters, but you will be part of a revolution. Librarians are radical positive…

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Master Class on New Librarianship Amsterdam

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Here is the short version of this post: I did a masterclass at the Amsterdam Public Library for de Library School. You can see watch the screencast or listen to an MP3 at the end of this post. It is long (2 hours and 33 minutes). Now the long version. I had the BEST time…

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New Librarianship and the Library as Platform

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“New Librarianship and the Library as Platform” Ticer 15th International Summer School on Digital Libraries 2012, Tillburg, Netherlands. Abstract: Change in academic libraries is nothing new. From digitization of materials, to the move of scholarly communications from journals to online venues, librarians are becoming accustomed to constant reinvention. Now, however, libraries must become platforms for…

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Library as Platform: Unlocking the Potential of Our Communities

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“Library as Platform: Unlocking the Potential of Our Communities” SCRLC Leadership Luncheon Webinar. Abstract: Our buildings matter. Our services matter. But they don’t matter on their own, and we do not determine their value – that is a job for the community. It is only in the advancement of those we serve that we find…

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Digital Libraries as Platforms

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“Digital Libraries as Platforms” DILL Florence Residency, Web. Abstract: We must start thinking about digital libraries not as collections online, but as platforms for learning and sharing. 26 minutes. Slides: https://davidlankes.org/rdlankes/Presentations/2012/Florence.pdf Audio: https://davidlankes.org/rdlankes/pod/2012/Florence.mp3 Screencast:

Community Outreach/Understanding Community Needs

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“Community Outreach/Understanding Community Needs” The 4th Annual Connecticut Library Leadership Institute, West Hartford, CT. Abstract: Libraries must move from transactions to relationships. This means letting go of full control and killing the user. Audio: https://davidlankes.org/rdlankes/pod/2012/CTLeadership.mp3

The Road to Self-Publishing

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“The Road to Self-Publishing” ALA 2012 Conference Session, Anaheim, CA. Abstract: Pragmatic advice for publishing in academia Slides: https://davidlankes.org/rdlankes/Presentations/2012/PubALA.pdf Audio: https://davidlankes.org/rdlankes/pod/2012/ACRL.mp3 Screencast:

Making a New Promise With Our Communities

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“Making a New Promise With Our Communities” ALSC Leadership Meeting, Anaheim, CA. There are two versions of this presentation. The first is condensed to just my remarks. The second listing is the audio and screencast of the session including instructions for the session and a plenary discussion. Abstract: Advocacy for libraries and children’s services must…

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