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.

Next Blog Post – Extra days!

Fall at the Lake

Hey all – I am grading Book reviews now – excellent work so far! I am also thinking about everything going on – if you need some extra days for this: Reflection on Participatory Service & Transparency OR Hyperlinked Communities: 9/20 Please take them!! Let’s give ourselves some breathing room this semester. I am already knocked out by […]

Lillian Smith Event

For those at the Michael Casey chat and those who may watch recording, he sent this today: Enjoy a private screening of “Lillian Smith: Breaking the Silence”. Lillian Smith was one of the first white southern authors to speak out against white supremacy and segregation. Available 9/20-9/27 A child of the South, she was seen […]

Blogging Off to an Excellent Start!

  Hello! I just read all the blog posts in my Feedly! Thanks for all of your insights and candor in your reflections! I commented on all. If you did not get a comment from me, please comment below. Looking forward to more of your writing! 💜☮️👏📚   Image: Morning walk at Maplehurst, September 2020