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Participatory Networks: The Library as Conversation

Participatory Networks: The Library as Conversation. Lankes, R. David, Silverstein, J. and Nicholson, S. (2007). Commissioned technology brief for the American library Association’s Office of Information Technology Policy. Available Information Institute of Syracuse: Syracuse New York. http://iis.syr.edu/ http://quartz.syr.edu/rdlankes/Publications/Others/ParticiaptoryNetworks.pdf

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Technology as Conversation

“Technology as Conversation” TAFE New South Wales Meeting, Sydney, NSW, Australia. Abstract: Discusses major technology trends TAFE needs to be account for in their 20/20 planning process. Slides: http://quartz.syr.edu/rdlankes/Presentations/2007/TAFE-Key.pdf

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Audio from Information Online Keynote

I’ve now posted the audio for my keynote at Information Online on my podcast, or click here.

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“The Changing Face of Service” Information Online 2007, Sydney, Australia.

Slides available at: http://quartz.syr.edu/rdlankes/Presentations/2007InfoOnline.pdf Discusses the need to shift libraries from artifacts to conversations.

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The Changing Face of Reference

“The Changing Face of Reference” Information Online Conference 2007, Sydney, NSW, Australia Abstract: Discusses the need to shift libraries from artifacts to conversations. Slides: http://quartz.syr.edu/rdlankes/Presentations/2007/InfoOnline.pdf Audio: http://quartz.syr.edu/rdlankes/pod/infoonline.mp3

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Final Participatory Network is Released

The final version of the ALA-OITP/IIS technology brief “Participatory Networks: The Library as Conversation” has now been posted online at: http://iis.syr.edu/projects/PNOpen/ The site includes an executive summary, a PDF version of the final paper, and an experimental participatory interface to … Continue reading

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“Participatory Networks: The Library as Conversation” ALA Washington Office Update, ALA Midwinter, Seattle, WA.

Slides available at: http://quartz.syr.edu/rdlankes/Presentations/2007/ALA-OITP.pdf Overview of the IIS/ALA project on participatory networks and participatory librarianship.

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