1 Nov 2011


... to the very first post on libfocus. Check out The Atlas of New Librarianship. Here, R. David Lankes offers a guide to this new landscape for practitioners. He describes a new librarianship based not on books and artifacts but on knowledge and learning; and he suggests a new mission for librarians: to improve society through facilitating knowledge creation in their communities. Lankes asserts that the vision for a new librarianship must go beyond finding library-related uses for information technology and the Internet; it must provide a durable foundation for the field.

Pretty high in demand on Amazon at present...


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