Category Archives: Biography

ALA Press Release on Haycock Award

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Here is the official press release on the Haycock Award for Promoting Librarianship. Thanks to Teri Switzer for her very kind words: For Immediate Release Mon, 01/25/2016 Contact: Cheryl Malden Program Officer Governance 312-280-3247 cmalden@ala.org CHICAGO — Dr. R. David Lankes, professor and Dean’s Scholar for New Librarianship at Syracuse University’s School of Information Studies…

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The Boring Patient Audio Book: Epilogue

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I have been posting a chapter a week of my book The Boring Patient. This is the last post.You can download the ebook or listen to previous chapters here: http://quartz.syr.edu/blog/?page_id=8390 Epilogue: A Cancer Free Summer

The Boring Patient Audio Book: Chapter 17

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I am posting a chapter a week of my book The Boring Patient. You can download the ebook or listen to previous chapters here: http://quartz.syr.edu/blog/?page_id=8390 The last post in the series, the Epilogue, will be published tomorrow. Chapter 17: Dear Fellow Cancer Survivor

Lankes Receives 2016 Ken Haycock Award for Promoting Librarianship

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I am very proud to announce that I have received the 2016 Ken Haycock Award for Promoting Librarianship from the American Library Association. From ALA’s award page: The Ken Haycock Award for Promoting Librarianship was established in 2004 and recognizes an individual who has contributed significantly to the public recognition and appreciation of librarianship through…

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The Boring Patient Audio Book: Chapter 16

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I am posting a chapter a week of my book The Boring Patient. You can download the ebook or listen to previous chapters here: http://quartz.syr.edu/blog/?page_id=8390 Chapter 16: Home

The Boring Patient Audio Book: Chapter 15

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I am posting a chapter a week of my book The Boring Patient. You can download the ebook or listen to previous chapters here: http://quartz.syr.edu/blog/?page_id=8390 Chapter 15: A New Birthday

Lankes Named Follett Chair in Library and Information Science

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Dr. R. David Lankes, professor, Dean’s Scholar for the New Librarianship at Syracuse University’s School of Information Studies has accepted appointment as the holder of the 2016-17 Follett Chair in Library and Information Science. This prestigious appointment is the highest academic honor bestowed by Dominican University’s Graduate School of Library and Information Science upon a master researcher…

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The Boring Patient Audio Book: Chapter 14

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I am posting a chapter a week of my book The Boring Patient. You can download the ebook or listen to previous chapters here: http://quartz.syr.edu/blog/?page_id=8390 Chapter 14: Harvest

The Boring Patient Audio Book: Chapter 13

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I am posting a chapter a week of my book The Boring Patient. You can download the ebook or listen to previous chapters here: http://quartz.syr.edu/blog/?page_id=8390 Chapter 13: PET Scans and Water

The Boring Patient Audio Book: Chapter 12

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I am posting a chapter a week of my book The Boring Patient. You can download the ebook or listen to previous chapters here: http://quartz.syr.edu/blog/?page_id=8390 Chapter 12: ICE ICE Baby

Translations and International Posts

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My post on crafting a security narrative in libraries has been translated in Italian. I have been fortunate in having several of my posts translated in part or whole. Unfortunately most of them revolve around crisis: Crafting a Security Narrative in Libraries in Italian: Paura del buio: costruire un’idea di sicurezza nelle biblioteche After the attacks…

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The Boring Patient Audio Book: Chapter 11

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I am posting a chapter a week of my book The Boring Patient. You can download the ebook or listen to previous chapters here: http://quartz.syr.edu/blog/?page_id=8390 Chapter 11: Schrödinger’s Cat

The Boring Patient Audio Book: Chapter 10

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I am posting a chapter a week of my book The Boring Patient. You can download the ebook or listen to previous chapters here: http://quartz.syr.edu/blog/?page_id=8390 Chapter 10: Dear Doctor

The Boring Patient Audio Book: Chapter 7

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I am posting a chapter a week of my book The Boring Patient. You can download the ebook or listen to previous chapters here: http://quartz.syr.edu/blog/?page_id=8390 Chapter 7: The ROC

The Boring Patient Audio Book: Chapter 6

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I am posting a chapter a week of my book The Boring Patient. You can download the ebook or listen to previous chapters here: http://quartz.syr.edu/blog/?page_id=8390 Chapter 6: Too Much information

The Boring Patient Audio Book: Chapter 5

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I am posting a chapter a week of my book The Boring Patient. You can download the ebook or listen to previous chapters here: http://quartz.syr.edu/blog/?page_id=8390 Chapter 5: My Cancer is Worse Than Yours

The Boring Patient Audio Book: Chapter 4

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I am posting a chapter a week of my book The Boring Patient. You can download the ebook or listen to previous chapters here: http://quartz.syr.edu/blog/?page_id=8390 Chapter 4: Dear Bringer of Doom

The Boring Patient Audio Book: Chapter 3

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I am posting a chapter a week of my book The Boring Patient. You can download the ebook or listen to previous chapters here: http://quartz.syr.edu/blog/?page_id=8390 Chapter 3: Super Bowl Sunday

The Boring Patient Audio Book: Chapter 1

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I am posting a chapter a week of my book The Boring Patient. You can download the ebook or listen to previous chapters here: http://quartz.syr.edu/blog/?page_id=8390 Chapter 1: Getting to Know You

The Boring Patient – Free to Download

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Last year I published a book on my journey with cancer called The Boring Patient. Since That time I have received incredible and touching feedback on how the book was helpful in others’ cancer experience, or that of a loved one. I have heard from nurses that are giving it away to patients. This kind…

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