Beyond the Horizon streaming - R. David Lankes talks to Sue Williamson

Tue 14 Jul 2020

Libraries Unlimited is proud to present a series of five talks from international pioneers in library and community practice, presented in collaboration with Libraries Connected and the Wellcome Centre for Cultures and Environments of Health (WCCEH).

R David Lankes

R. David Lankes talks to Sue Williamson

Recorded on Thu 9 Jul 2020, Zoom Interview, 15.00-16.00

For our fourth interview in the series, R.David Lankes was interviewed by Sue Williamson, Director of Libraries for Arts Council England.

R. David Lankes is one of the most passionate advocates for libraries and their essential role in today’s society. He is the director of the University of South Carolina’s School of Information Science, and recipient of the American Library Association’s 2016 Ken Haycock Award for Promoting Librarianship. His book, The Atlas of New Librarianship won the 2012 ABC-CLIO/Greenwood Award for the Best Book in Library Literature.

In this talk, Sue and David discussed the role of public libraries in supporting communities at this time and the building of co-created models moving forward.


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