The following links add some depth and context to the contents of the New Librarianship Field Guide.
Chapter 1: Librarianship-Full Stop
Core Chapter Concept: Librarians are agents for radical positive change who choose to make a difference.
Chapter 2: They Named the Building after Us
Core Chapter Concept : Define libraries by the work of librarians—not the other way around.
Everything You Learned in Library School is Wrong: https://davidlankes.org/?p=7693
Chapter 3: The Mission of Librarians
Core Chapter Concept : The mission of librarians is to improve society through facilitating knowledge creation in their communities.
The Mission of Librarians from the New Librarianship Master Class. https://davidlankes.org/?page_id=6615
Chapter 4: Knowledge Creation
Core Chapter Concept : Knowledge is created through conversation—if you’re in the knowledge business, you’re in the conversation business.
Knowledge Creation from the New Librarianship Master Class. https://davidlankes.org/?page_id=6620
Chapter 5: Facilitation
Core Chapter Concept : Librarians facilitate knowledge creation through access, knowledge, environment, and motivation.
Facilitation from the New Librarianship Master Class. https://davidlankes.org/?page_id=6640
Chapter 6: Participatory Systems
Core Chapter Concept : Librarians serve their communities through the participatory systems they build, some of which are libraries.
Pressure to Participate: https://youtu.be/eInRuz5m2so
Kill the User https://vimeo.com/63713842
The Deficit Model https://youtu.be/Ssg896dWVxg
Chapter 7: Improve Society
Core Chapter Concept : Librarians shape and then enact their communities’ definitions of improvement.
Improve Society from the New Librarianship Master Class. https://davidlankes.org/?page_id=6666
Chapter 8: Librarians
Core Chapter Concept : Librarians are principled professionals working with their communities in transformative social engagement.
Librarians from the New Librarianship Master Class. https://davidlankes.org/?page_id=6671
Salzburg Curriculum from the New Librarianship Master Class. https://davidlankes.org/?page_id=6675
Burn the Libraries and Free the Librarians https://davidlankes.org/?p=6303
Chapter 9: Pragmatic Utopians
Core Chapter Concept : Librarians seek to empower the powerless and give voice to the minority.
Chapter 10: What Is a Library?
Core Chapter Concept : A library is a mandated and facilitated space supported by the community, stewarded by librarians, and dedicated to knowledge creation.
The Librarian, The Closet, & The Empty Room https://davidlankes.org/?p=7431
The Mission of Librariesfrom the New Librarianship Master Class. https://davidlankes.org/?page_id=6689
Radical Conversations: Defining a Library https://davidlankes.org/?page_id=6442
Chapter 11: Saving Money and the World
Core Chapter Concept : There are many good reasons for having a library, but all of them involve making a community a better place.
Why Libraries? from the New Librarianship Master Class. https://davidlankes.org/?page_id=6697
Chapter 12: A Platform for Knowledge Development
Core Chapter Concept : A library should be a participatory platform that allows a community to share passions, expertise, and resources.
Library as Platform https://davidlankes.org/?page_id=6710
Chapter 13: Fitting Knowledge in a Box
Core Chapter Concept : Reducing libraries, librarians, and their tools to a universal scheme is impossible—and dangerous.
“Leadership” in The Atlas of New Librarianship Pgs. 132-134
Lankes, R. David (2007, September). Library association 2.0. Searcher Magazine.
Chapter 14: Academic Libraries
Core Chapter Concept : Academic libraries proactively speed the scholarly conversation.
Many of these services were first posted on my blog and elicited some great feedback: https://davidlankes.org/?p=6510
Chapter 15: School Libraries
Core Chapter Concept : School libraries can be places of learning and empowerment, but only by sharing ownership with their students.
Get an iTeam in Your Life and See the Difference http://cnyric.myschoolpages.com/schools/ESM/files/news/iamistaff.pdf
Chapter 16: Public Libraries
Core Chapter Concept : The community is the collection.
The Turning Tide: From Collection Development to Community Facilitation https://davidlankes.org/?p=6421
Chapter 17: Engines of Advancement
Core Chapter Concept : Libraries must make visible the value they bring to their communities.