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“Libraries Facilitating Conversations and Communities” Texas Library Association Annual Conference, Houston, TX Abstract: At their core, libraries are about conveying knowledge and fostering the exchange of ideas through communication and conversation. This session examines the library’s continuing role in community … Continue reading
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“The Big Picture” State Library of Arizona, Phoenix, AZ Abstract: Dr. R. David Lankes of Syracuse University will discuss some of the ideas and challenges of participatory librarianship. Simply put, participatory librarianship recasts library and library practice using the fundamental … Continue reading
Call for Participation and Collaboration Announcing “Conversants A Participatory Conversation,” a new idea in professional development for challenging economic times. We invite you to join the movement to create and share information through worldwide coordinated conversations. Library communities and organizations … Continue reading
Emerald Group Publishing of the United Kingdom has selected Syracuse University School of Information Studies (iSchool) Associate Professor R. David Lankes’ paper, “Credibility on the Internet: Shifting from Authority to Reliability,” as a 2009 Outstanding Paper Award Winner. Emerald is … Continue reading