Author Archives: Michael Stephens

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.

Posting & Submitting Your Assignments

Hey all – I am grading Roadmap assignments as they come in. I have had a few PDFs or URLs to Canva creations submitted directly to Canvas grade book. To make sure everyone in class can see and explore others’ work, please follow the submission guidelines. Here is the one for the Roadmap: Posting and […]

Inspiration: Gear Haul Video

This is our “Digital Pedagogy” professor again. What I think is interesting for our class: if you were in charge of a digital creation space of some kind, you might be purchasing similar equipment. Might be worth the 8 minutes to see what he has procured with his grant. This might be inspiring for the […]

I ❤️ This

https://www.instagram.com/p/Cj_y2QUo4M2/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link “Inclusion leads to a change in communication and attitude towards our patrons. If we emphasize inclusion, everyone that walks into the library receives the same high-level of care and a positive attitude from library employees. No matter if it’s a patron’s worst day or their best day, they can come to the library and […]