1. The Bad, The Good, and The Great

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    from R. David Lankes Added 718 5 1

    Bad libraries build collections; good libraries build services (after all a collection is only one type of service); great libraries build communities. In a time of great change and challenges to…

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    • A New Librarianship for a New Age

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      from R. David Lankes Added 373 2 0

      A new librarianship is emerging, taking the lessons learned over that nearly 3,000 year history to forge an approach based not on books and artifacts, but on knowledge and community. This librarianship

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      • New Librarianship: From Sharing to Lending and Back Again

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        from R. David Lankes Added 388 2 0

        This talk examines a bright future for libraries that can build strong connections with communities. This includes co-owning the library space, returning to a sharing model of libraries, and focusing…

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        • Library History: Ancient Libraries

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          from Annette Lamb Added 1,599 3 0

          This video is part two of a six-part video series focusing on the history of libraries. The section focuses on ancient libraries from the 900 BCE to the 300 BCE. The video is intended for use with…

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          • Systems Librarianship & Open Source

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            from South Carolina State Library Added 613 2 0

            Catherine Buck Morgan, Director of Innovation & Technology, at the SC State Library, talks about systems librarianship and open source technology being used in libraries and the SC State Library.…

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            • Consumer Health Librarianship in Second Life

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              from carol perryman Added 212 1 0

              This presentation was given February 4, 2009, at the Preconference for the 2009 Association of American Publishers / PSP Annual Conference. I'm posting it here as my first attempt at creating…

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              • David Lankes: The participatory, assertive, subversive, radically positive librarian?

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                from Bill Densmore Added 479 1 0

                R. David Lankes was not a bookworm as a child. He was a geek who discovered gradually that he could find a life purpose in helping redefine and re-equip librarians. Lankes is the author of "The…

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                • Library History: An Overview

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                  from Annette Lamb Added 478 1 0

                  This video introduces a six-part video series focusing on the history of libraries. The video is intended for use with an online course, but anyone is free to explore the materials. To learn more…

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                  • The Great Unboxing: Scholarly Content in Transition by Michael T. Clarke

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                    The Great Unboxing: Scholarly Content in Transition was presented by Michael T. Clarke (Michael Clarke Publishing Group) at UCLA in August of 2010 for the Electronic Resources & Libraries strategic…

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                    • Library History: The Beginnings

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                      from Annette Lamb Added 1,735 1 0

                      This video is part one of a six-part video series focusing on the history of libraries. The section focuses on general topics in library history and the beginnings of libraries. The video is intended…

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