- Title Pages
- The Field Guide Online
2They Named the Building after Us
3The Mission of Librarians
10What Is a Library?
11Saving Money and the World
12A Platform for Knowledge Development
13Fitting Knowledge in a Box
17Engines of Advancement
- Excursus: From Mission to Missionary
- Facilitating New Librarianship Learning
- Observations from the Field
- FAQs (Frequently Argued Questions)
- Discussion Points
- Additional Reading
- (p.1) 1 Librarianship—Full Stop
- The New Librarianship Field Guide
R. David Lankes
- The MIT Press
Librarians are radical positive change agents that choose to make a difference. From Alexandria to Ferguson there are many examples of active librarianship. This chapter covers these ideas as well as basic terminology such as “radical,” “member,” and community. The relationship between the field guide and the Atlas of New Librarianship is discussed.
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