Author Archives: rdlankes

Twitter Digest for 2012-02-15

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Twitter Digest for 2012-02-14: Twitter Digest for 2012-02-13: Twitter Digest for 2012-02-12: Twitter Digest for … http://t.co/mF2DMq2n -> @jzamostny @askusnow @michaelkpate great job. And very frightening. in reply to jzamostny -> Twitter Digests: I have not been that active blogging these days, but I have been busy on Twitter. So I’m having… http://t.co/ETazHVFI -> @jzamostny…

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Twitter Digests

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I have not been that active blogging these days, but I have been busy on Twitter. So I’m having my Twitter digest publish to my blog (perhaps you have noticed). I’m working on the format and frequency (was daily, not trying a weekly Twitter Digest) so bear with me.

Twitter Digest for 2012-02-14

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Twitter Digest for 2012-02-13: Twitter Digest for 2012-02-12: Twitter Digest for 2012-02-11: RT @jill_hw: 10 thi… http://t.co/t8NQ1b5P 01:51:18, 2012-02-14 My distracting work environment “Ellen’s Dance Dare Featuring Otto The Orange: http://t.co/rC4QOOcU via @youtube” 10:19:17, 2012-02-14 cool http://t.co/XS0j6MXp 11:09:40, 2012-02-14 I ???? the #iSchoolSU because it knows it can’t just study or teach the world –…

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Twitter Digest for 2012-02-13

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Twitter Digest for 2012-02-12: Twitter Digest for 2012-02-11: RT @jill_hw: 10 things you have to know to be comp… http://t.co/EvTTJ6vR 00:56:35, 2012-02-13 RT @spkowalski: Service in lib matters! Remndr here. http://t.co/jGJirHV7 07:09:58, 2012-02-13 RT @spkowalski: @iSchoolSU I LOVE the iSchool for SUPPORT, PRTNERSHIP, and INSPIRATION! #iSchoolLove 10:45:29, 2012-02-13 @spkowalski @ischoolsu the iSchool loves Sue!! in…

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Twitter Digest for 2012-02-12

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Twitter Digest for 2012-02-11: RT @jill_hw: 10 things you have to know to be computer literate http://t.co/buV… http://t.co/eUwKVRRk 01:34:32, 2012-02-12 RT @ppival: Library forced to shut down intelligent computer that ‘learns’ after it starts giving borrowers saucy X-rated backchat http … 20:24:00, 2012-02-12 @MargoGustina this will probably take more than 140 characters. Are you on…

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Twitter Digest for 2012-02-11

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RT @jill_hw: 10 things you have to know to be computer literate http://t.co/buVUIRcG 11:52:09, 2012-02-11 Twitter Digest for 2012-02-10: @MargoGustina in Pearltrees or in general? The short answer is an easy way to mak… http://t.co/9su8BRlw 20:29:28, 2012-02-11

Twitter Digest for 2012-02-10

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@MargoGustina in Pearltrees or in general? The short answer is an easy way to make URL addressable "conversational chunks." in reply to MargoGustina 07:17:46, 2012-02-10 “How to Talk to Your Patrons About Penguin & Other Publishers Not Loaning eBooks to Libraries http://t.co/z72zFGBD” time to make our own. 07:19:37, 2012-02-10 RT @iSchoolSU: Expanding Sci-tech librarianship beyond…

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Expect More: Our Most Important Conversation Part 2

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“Expect More: Our Most Important Conversation Part 2″ ALA Midwinter 2012 Presidents Program, Dallas, TX. Abstract: Description from the program:   Empowering Voices, Transforming Communities: join these conversations and leave Midwinter with new tools to become a better advocate. Libraries rely on partners within the community to advocate on their behalf more than ever before.…

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Expect More: Our Most Important Conversation

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“Expect More: Our Most Important Conversation” ALA Midwinter 2012 Presidents Program, Dallas, TX. Abstract: Description from the program: Empowering Voices, Transforming Communities: join these conversations and leave Midwinter with new tools to become a better advocate. Libraries rely on partners within the community to advocate on their behalf more than ever before. But how can…

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What Keeps Me Awake at Night

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I had a great conversation with Roy Tennant about “what keeps me awake at night.” He is doing this as a series of podcasts, and he has just posted our talk. I also love that he sped it up to make it faster to hear (and it doesn’t sound odd…I normally talk that fast anyway).…

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Beyond the Bullet Points: Expect More

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It’s time for the end of the year post. You know the one filled with lists, lessons, and proposals for the future. I would not want to buck the system. So let’s start with some lists: Rome Florence Salzburg Visby Stockholm Munich This is a list of international cities I visited as part of conferences…

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Salzburg Curriculum Snippets and References

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After the seminar in Salzburg, I included references to the curriculum and ideas on transformative social action in some of my presentations. I’ve compiled the snippets and links here: Full Presentation: “Librarians as Change Agents” Video Webchat, U.S. Embassy in Rome, Rome, Italy. http://quartz.syr.edu/rdlankes/blog/?p=1303 Full Presentation: “Expect More: Service is Proactive” CARLI Virtual Meeting, Webcast.…

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Salzburg Curriculum

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This is a video walkthrough with some of my interpretations of the Salzburg curriculum for Librarians and Museum Professionals. More discussion and interpretation to come.

Salzburg Curriculum for Library and Museum Studies

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On October 19th, 2011 a group of innovators from over 20 countries gathered in Salzburg, Austria to discuss “Libraries and Museums in an Era of Participatory Culture.” Through plenary panels and intensive break out group, the seminar fellows developed a series of challenges and recommendations. One of those groups was charged with developing recommendations and…

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Lankes Elected to ALISE Board

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I have just been elected the Director for Special Interest Groups for the Association for Library and Information Science Education. Thanks to all those who voted for me, and my fellow “electees.”

Circulating Ideas

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Steve Thomas has just posted an interview with me on Circulating Ideas: http://www.circulatingideas.com/2011/09/episode-seven-r-david-lankes.html If you are tired of hearing from me, you should check out the podcast. Steve has done an outstanding job collecting interviews with some great folks.

Beyond the Bullet Points: Political not Partisan

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Some folks have recently commented that in my presentations and writings I have a political agenda. They are right, but it is not what they think it is. I believe that librarians must be political. That is they must be aware of politics, aid their members in political pursuits, and actively participate in the political…

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