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The British Columbia Libraries put on an incredible event highlighting innovation in libraries and challenging librarians, politicians, administrators, and citizens to think different about libraries and impact. They have now put online videos from the summit and they are well … Continue reading
I write this as a parent, as a teacher, and as a librarian. There is a conversation this country must have. A conversation about guns. A conversation about mental health. A conversation about how we protect our children, a conversation … Continue reading
“Expect More” Changing Times, Inspiring Libraries Summit. Vancouver, BC (via teleconference). Slides: http://quartz.syr.edu/rdlankes/Presentations/2012/Vancouver-Lankes.pdf Audio: http://quartz.syr.edu/rdlankes/pod/2012/Vancouver.mp3 Screencast: Expect More from R. David Lankes on Vimeo.
Normally I don’t use this blog for personal news and announcements. However, recently my medical life has come crashing into my professional life and I wanted to let you know what is going on. For the past three months I … Continue reading
I put this video together for the Mid Work library system trustees. THought it might be useful (and it is short): MidYork from R. David Lankes on Vimeo.
“The New Librarianship Worldview” Library 2.012. Web. Abstract: Your worldview dictates what is possible and often without even knowing it. This presentation to the 2.012 Conference looks at the importance of worldview and describes the rising view within librarianship focused … Continue reading
“What We Do and Why We Do It …But Mostly Why We Do It” New Zealand Atlas Reading Group. Web. Abstract: You may never be a part of marching in the streets. I hope you never have to face a … Continue reading