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Recent Publications

The New Librarianship Field Guide
The New Librarianship Field Guide
Expect More: Demanding Better Libraries For Today’s Complex World
Expect More: Demanding Better Libraries For Today’s Complex World

 

The Atlas of New Librarianship
The Atlas of New Librarianship
The Boring Patient
The Boring Patient

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Data, Information, & Knowledge: The Right Profession For The Right Time
“Data, Information, & Knowledge: The Right Profession For The Right Time” 2016 Maine Library Association Conference. Newry, ME. Abstract: The
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The Knowledge School and an Election Mandate
I know many will wake up this morning after an election with strong feelings about the result. While some may
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About David

R. David Lankes is the director of the University of South Carolina’s School of Library and Information Science, and recipient of the American Library Association’s 2016 Ken Haycock Award for Promoting Librarianship. His book, The Atlas of New Librarianship won the 2012 ABC-CLIO/Greenwood Award for the Best Book in Library Literature. Lankes is a passionate advocate for librarians and their essential role in today’s society.

R. David Lankes
Professor and Director
School of Library and Information Science
University of South Carolina
1501 Greene Street
Columbia SC 29208 Phone: (803)777-3858
Web: https://DavidLankes.org
E-Mail: rdlankes@mailbox.sc.edu

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