The ATG News Channel Book of the Week March 7, 2011
The Atlas of New Librarianship by R. David Lankes. Cambridge, Mass: MIT Press, 2011. Copublished with ACRL 408 pages. 78-0262015097
David Lankes keynoted the 2009 Charleston Conference and brought down the house. This Atlas is not so much a book as a call to action for all librarians to define their core principles convictions and to take charge of our own future. The book is due out May 31, 2011.
Leah was appointed Executive Director of the Charleston Conference in 2017, and has served in various roles with the Charleston Information Group, LLC, since 2004. Prior to working for the conference, she was Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions for the College of Charleston for four years. She lives in a small town near Columbia, SC, with her husband and two kids where they raise a menagerie of farm animals.