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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

Recent Posts

Libraries for Learning
Remarks prepared for “Biblioteche per Apprendere” Rome, Italy I have taken to trying to summarize my talks in the form
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The Future is About Knowledge Not Information
“The Future is About Knowledge Not Information” Bibliotheksmetamorphosen 2: Bibliothek 4.0. Winterthur, Switzerland. Speech Text: Read Speaker Script Abstract: The
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The Library: The System of Systems
“The Library: The System of Systems” Community and Knowledge: Participatory Strategies to Promote Change. Perugia, Italy. Slides: Slides in PDF Speech
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A New Librarianship
“A New Librarianship” Georgia Libraries Conference. Columbus, GA. Abstract: Repeat after me: “Access does not equal impact or knowledge or
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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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