Thank you to all who joined us on Friday evening, May 8, 2015 to welcome our new members into the Pi Lambda Sigma chapter of Beta Phi Mu and enjoy an inspiring talk by our featured speaker, R. David Lankes.
R. David Lankes is a professor and Dean’s Scholar for the New Librarianship at Syracuse University’s School of Information Studies and director of the Information Institute of Syracuse. Lankes has always been interested in combining theory and practice to create active research projects that make a difference. Past projects include the ERIC Clearinghouse on Information and Technology, the Gateway to Education Materials, AskERIC, and the Virtual Reference Desk. Lankes’ more recent work involves how participatory concepts can reshape libraries and credibility.