Month: September 2017

Context Book Reports Rock!

Hey all – I just finished grading the books reports published and submitted to Canvas. NOTE: Submitting your URLs in Canvas allowed me to open the rubric and your work in the same window. Reminder – this is our procedure for the rest of the major assignments. Your reviews were outstanding. PLEASE take some time and explore […]

Ask Michael Casey a Question

On September 27, Michael Casey, author of one of our foundational texts and Director of Customer Experience for the Gwinnett County Public Library in metropolitan Atlanta, will join us at 4pm PT.  We’ll answer any questions you have about his book, the Transparent library, etc. http://287.hyperlib.sjsu.edu/community/hyperlib-chats/ If you cannot make the social hour, please post your question below. The session […]

Gwinnett County Public Libraries Visit

Hey all – Michael Casey will be joining us for a class chat on September 27. He is Director of Customer Experience for the Gwinnett County Public Library in metropolitan Atlanta.  I spent two days last fall at Gwinnett to speak at the library’s Staff Day. I recorded a short travelogue about their innovative services for this class […]

#hyperlib Job Description?

Take a look at this  job listing a colleague sent me a few months ago. Very interesting mix of duties and requirements. You’ll see some things here that you are doing in this class! 🙂 Bolding is mine. Announcement: The University of Texas at Arlington Library invites applications from highly motivated, innovative, forward thinking professionals for […]

Share Your Context Book URL Here!

It’s exciting to watch your first major assignments appear in the course activity stream. Over the next few days we’ll see more Context Book Reports go up. As a clearinghouse of sorts, please share your URL in a comment on this post and a “twitter-like” short sentence about your major takeaway. This makes it very easy […]