"The Atlas of New Librarianship"

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Friday, April 13, 2012 - 14:09
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The Atlas of New Librarianship
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by R. David Lankes; Publisher: Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL), a division of ALA, and The MIT Press
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In his book, Lankes articulates a new purpose for librarianship: “The mission of librarians is to improve society through facilitating knowledge creation in their communities.”  He envisions a profession based not on books and artifacts but on knowledge and learning which are created through conversations.  The innovatively structured text, graphics and accompanying website are designed to stimulate further conversation about the field of librarianship.

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image of R. David Lankes
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The Atlas of New Librarianship
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