Author Archives: rdlankes

How well Traveled are You?

Found a neat site that maps the sates in the US you have visited, and the countries you have been to. I thought I’d give it a try: create your own visited states map I have a little further to … Continue reading

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Massive Scale Librarianship

“Massive Scale Librarianship” Plenary Presentation, Charleston Conference, Charleston, SC. Thursday, November 9th, 2006 Abstract: There are two types of discontinuities faced by a field: those you expect, and those that you don’t. The Internet was an unexpected event in librarianship. … Continue reading

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“Massive Scale Librarianship” Plenary Presentation, Charleston Conference, Charleston, SC.

Slides available at: http://quartz.syr.edu/rdlankes/Presentations/2006/Charleston.pdf You can also download and listen to an audio recording of the presentation here (or through my Podcast): http://quartz.syr.edu/rdlankes/pod/Charleston.mp3 There are two types of discontinuities faced by a field: those you expect, and those that you … Continue reading

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Upcoming Presentations

For those interested, here is a list of presentations I have coming up. November 9: Charleston Conference, Charleston, SC “Massive Scale Librarianship“ January 16: ALISE, Seattle, WA “Information seeking behaviors: Habits of practice of K-12 educators and learners“ January 30: … Continue reading

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Fun with GPS

I’ve been doing a lot of experimenting with GIS and GPS applications recently. I thought I’d show my latest learning: how to integrate a GPS reciever with a digital camera and Google Maps. Click here for a demonstration on creating … Continue reading

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The Perils of Free Web Services

In case you hadn’t noticed, I MoBlog. For those who don’t know, MoBlogging is blogging from your mobile phone, and most folks use it to post pictures from their phone cameras right to the web (see the bottom of the … Continue reading

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Site Look Slightly Updated

You may notice, a few updated drawings to better reflect my current appearance (more hair on the chin, less on the top, etc.).

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