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Expect More Second Edition Now Free to Download

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There has been a lot of interest and use of my book Expect More globally. In 2015 Expect More was updated into a second edition with the support of some fabulous library partners. Today we’re making this new edition freely available to download. You can still purchase paper copies of the print book. In addition…

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Expect More 2nd Edition Now Available

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The Second Edition of Expect More: Demanding Better Libraries For Today’s Complex World is now available for purchase (Expect More Collaboratory Members receive free copies). You can purchase it from: Paperback: CreateSpace Online Store (preferred) and Amazon eBook: Amazon If you are interested in bulk discounts please contact me at rilandpub@gmail.com Thanks to all the Collaboratory partners…

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The Boring Patient Audio Book: Chapter 9

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I am posting a chapter a week of my book The Boring Patient. You can download the ebook or listen to previous chapters here: https://davidlankes.org/?page_id=8390 Chapter 9: HemOc

The Boring Patient Audio Book: Chapter 8

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I am posting a chapter a week of my book The Boring Patient. You can download the ebook or listen to previous chapters here: https://davidlankes.org/?page_id=8390 Chapter 8: Your Side Effects Will Vary

The Boring Patient Audio Book: Chapter 2

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I am posting a chapter a week of my book The Boring Patient. You can download the ebook or listen to previous chapters here: https://davidlankes.org/?page_id=8390 Chapter 2: Sick and Tired in Amsterdam

Communities in Crisis

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“Communities in Crisis” Association des bibliothécaires français. Strasbourg, FR (via video). Abstract: How do libraries respond in times of crisis? They dive deeper into their communities. Is this an act of politics? Yes. Slides: https://davidlankes.org/rdlankes/Presentations/2015/france.pdf Audio: https://davidlankes.org/rdlankes/pod/2015/France.mp3 Screencast: This video has French captioning. A very heartfelt thank you to Nathalie CLOT, Directrice Bibliothèque universitaire d’Angers and…

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Join the Expect More Collaboratory

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Four Years ago I wrote Expect More: Demanding Better Libraries For Today’s Complex World to start a conversation between librarians and the communities they serve. Since that time thousands have used the book to start conversations, teach students, do board development, and even shape director and dean searches. The time has come to take Expect More…

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Radical’s Guide to New Librarianship Update

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Greetings all. There was a great deal of activity around my new book, a librarian-oriented follow-up to the Atlas of New Librarianship, at the beginning of the year. Well, it is 4 months later and there has been a lot of progress. Of course most of that progress is between me and my word processor, so…

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