- Title Pages
- The Field Guide Online
- 1 Librarianship—Full Stop
- 2 They Named the Building after Us
- 3 The Mission of Librarians
- 4 Knowledge Creation
- 5 Facilitation
- 6 Participatory Systems
- 7 Improve Society
- 8 Librarians
- 9 Pragmatic Utopians
- 10 What Is a Library?
- 11 Saving Money and the World
- 12 A Platform for Knowledge Development
- 13 Fitting Knowledge in a Box
- 14 Academic Libraries
- 15 School Libraries
- 16 Public Libraries
- 17 Engines of Advancement
- 18 Coda
- Excursus: From Mission to Missionary
- Facilitating New Librarianship Learning
- Observations from the Field
- FAQs (Frequently Argued Questions)
- Discussion Points
- Additional Reading
- (p.43) 5 Facilitation
- The New Librarianship Field Guide
R. David Lankes
- The MIT Press
Librarians facilitate knowledge creation through access, knowledge, environment, and motivation. The chapter covers each of these means, based on different digital divides in learning, and shows how even traditional methods, such as access, require a different approach in light of a commitment to learning and community.
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