Category Archives: 2006

Participatory Networks at Midwinter

The final version of the Participatory Network Technology Brief (http://iis.syr.edu/projects/PNOpen/) developed for the ALA’s Office for Information Technology Policy will be releassed at ALA Midwinter. The full brief will be available via the web. Many, many thanks to those who … 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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“The Social Internet: A New Community Role for Libraries?” Lecture, Pratt Institute SILS, New York, NY

Slides available at: http://quartz.syr.edu/rdlankes/Presentations/2006/PrattSocial.pdf Flickr, MySpace, Facebook, Blogger these web services have begun to redefine how communities form and work on the web. What lessons can libraries learn from these services to improve their own websites? How can libraries extend … Continue reading

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“Reference Authoring” Presentation to the Information School, Seattle, WA.

Slides from my presentation are available at: http://quartz.syr.edu/rdlankes/Presentations/2006/iSchool.pdf

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“Reference Guidelines” Guest Lecture, Information School, Seattle, WA

Slides from my presentation is available at: http://quartz.syr.edu/rdlankes/Presentations/2006/Guidelines.pdf

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“The Future is Here: The New World for Integrated Environmental Data Systems” Environmental Geospatial Information for Transportation: An Exchange for the Mid-Atlantic Region, Washington, DC

Slides from my presentation is available at: http://quartz.syr.edu/rdlankes/Presentations/2006/trb.pdf You can also hear the presentation (and it has been added to my podcast) by clicking here: http://quartz.syr.edu/rdlankes/pod/TRB.mp3

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“Reference: An Island of Chaos in a Sea of Order” Lazerow Lecture at Pratt, New York NY

Slides from my lecture are now available at: http://quartz.syr.edu/rdlankes/Presentations/2006/RefChaos.pdf

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