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I’m thrilled to team up with Kanopy to make the New Librarianship videos from last summer’s MOOC widely available to their customers. Kanopy, from their website, “is a leading distributor of online educational videos, offering colleges, schools, hospitals, corporates and … Continue reading
“The Community is Your Collection” Closing Keynote for ILEADU March Session. Springfield, IL (via pre-recorded video). Abstract: Librarians build tools to enhance their true collection – the communities they serve. Audio: http://quartz.syr.edu/rdlankes/pod/2014/ILEADUSitting.mp3
Today, barring unforeseen circumstances, I’ll be going home. This doesn’t mean the transplant process is over though. For the next few weeks I’ll be making nearly daily trips back to the hospital for blood tests and, as needed, transfusions. I’ll … Continue reading
The topic of todays sermon is “hope.” The audience for said sermon is me. You see I woke up this morning with good news. My white blood count had climbed from 0.1 to 0.3. This is the first concrete sign … Continue reading
Thanks to ALA for getting out the word and all of their support: For Immediate Release Tue, 02/18/2014 Contact: Mary Ghikas Senior Associate Executive Director ALA 312-280-2518 firstname.lastname@example.org CHICAGO — The American Library Association has consciously and vigorously embraced the … Continue reading
For the past three days I’ve lay in a bed as my blood flows from my chest into a machine that separates out my stem cells and then back into my chest. The stem cells are pumped throughout the day … Continue reading
I’ve created a new WordPress category for my cancer related posts. I’ve also added a sub-menu for the cancer posts under the “About R. David Lankes” menu.