Author Archives: Michael Stephens

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About Michael Stephens

Dr. Michael Stephens is an Assistant Professor in the School of Library and Information Science at San Jose State University. His research focuses on use of emerging technologies in libraries and technology learning programs. He currently writes the monthly column “Office Hours” in Library Journal exploring issues, ideas and emerging trends in library and information science education. Stephens has spoken about emerging technologies, innovation, and libraries to audiences in over 26 states and in nine countries. He is fascinated by library buildings and virtual spaces that center around users, participation, creating content, and encouraging the heart. As a professional he worked 15 years in public libraries.

Blogging Kudos!

Hey all – Just wanted to reiterate that your blogging is EXCELLENT! Such great writing, interesting examples and thoughtful reflection on the material. Kudos to all! The featured image is by @carlab of our lovely campus in San Jose. She shared with me to share with you. @carlab may I use this in future classes?

Assignment Q & A Chat Recording

Greetings all! Thanks to everyone who came to the session. We went over all the major assignments and had some GREAT questions. Find it at the link below, dated March 5: List of recordings for your room:  https://sas.elluminate.com/drtbl?sid=2011274&suid=D.49FA1194FB6D711506DBBCF45B46E7

Context Book Reports Rock!

Hey all – I just finished grading the books reports published and submitted to Canvas. You will find your grade in 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 work was outstanding. […]