Author Archives: rdlankes

Thought Provoking Video

This video has been making the rounds. I have a very split reaction to it. Part of me really likes the message and I think it is a very apt statement on why we must constantly innovate. It’s not that … Continue reading

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Lankes to Speak in Florence

The Regione Toscana- Servizi Bibliografici, the Regional Office in Tuscany, has invited Lankes to speak on “Library as Conversation: How to face the Challenge.” The talk will take place as part of a workshop which will be held in Florence … Continue reading

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Second Life Presentation

For those who are curious I’ve posted a movie of my presentation in Second Life last night. It is an MP4 file (88.7 mb) at: You can also read the text transcript here (I’m the one designated as “You”): … Continue reading

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Participatory Networks: The Library as Conversation

“Participatory Networks: The Library as Conversation” ALA/OITP. Information Island, Second Life. Video:

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ALA/WO Second Life Lecture Series: R. David Lankes

On February 15, 2006 at 6 p.m. SL (9 EST) the ALA Washington Office will hold it’s first event in Second Life, a 3-D virtual world. R. David Lankes from Syracuse University will give a presentation on a paper commissioned … Continue reading

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Early Tech Support

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Podcast from TAFE Presentation Now Available

I’ve updated my podcast with the audio portion of my presentation on “Technology as Conversation” presented to the New South Wales Librarians meeting. You can also access the audio at ……………………………………………….

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