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The New Librarianship Field Guide$
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R. David Lankes

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780262529082

Published to MIT Press Scholarship Online: January 2017

DOI: 10.7551/mitpress/9780262529082.001.0001

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Librarianship—Full Stop

Librarianship—Full Stop

(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.

Keywords:   Radical, Member, Alexandria, Ferguson

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