R. David Lankes

Biography

R. David Lankes is a professor and Dean’s Scholar for the New Librarianship at Syracuse University’s School of Information Studies, the director of the library science program for the school and director of the Information Institute of Syracuse. 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.

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Books

Expect More: Demanding Better Libraries For Today's Complex World
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 42,210. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Information theory
In Expect More, David Lankes, winner of the 2012 ABC-CLIO/Greenwood Award for the Best Book in Library Literature, walks you through what to expect out of your library.
Participatory Networks: The Library as Conversation
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Price: Free! Words: 13,190. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Organizations & institutions
Knowledge is created through conversation. Conversations can take place between friends and colleagues in the “here and now.” But, they can also take place over centuries, with the participants changing but the theme remaining the same, and the conversation being recorded in thousands of artifacts, like books, pictures, and digital files. In many conversations users need sophisticated processes to

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