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Category Archives: New/Participatory Librarianship
“Participation and Leadership” ILEAD U Keynote, Springfield, IL. Slides: http://quartz.syr.edu/rdlankes/Presentations/2010/ILEADU.pdf Audio: http://quartz.syr.edu/rdlankes/pod/2010/ILEADUScreen.mp3 Screencast:
“A Call for a New Librarianship” HMCPL Staff Development Day, Huntsville, AL. Slides: http://quartz.syr.edu/rdlankes/Presentations/2010/TexasAdobe.pdf Audio: http://quartz.syr.edu/rdlankes/pod/2010/TexasHMCPL.mp3 Screencast:
So the Buzz on Google Buzz is decidedly not so good. I’m not going to spend any time on features, or impact, or the idea of integrating social networks with email. This has all been nicely covered elsewhere. Instead, what … Continue reading
…or, Why Apple should talk to librarians about iBooks. What makes me nervous about iBooks, the new eBook app from Apple targeted for their iPad, is not what you might expect. DRM, cost models doesn’t worry me. These are mostly … Continue reading
Greetings all, I have changed my homepage (if you are just reading my blog you probably didn’t notice). Why? Well my former website was a hybrid site for both my professional work, and the area of participatory librarianship. Participatory librarianship, … Continue reading
Let us make a resolution together. Let’s make 2010 the year of the librarian – not the library. As librarians we have become so consumed with an institutional focus that we all too often lose our personal responsibility and our … Continue reading
Why did the library go to the psychologist? To get in touch with its inner shelf.