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!

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: 2/28 Please take them!! Let’s give ourselves some breathing room this semester. I am already knocked out by […]

Share Your Context Book URL Here!

Please share your report URL in a comment on this post and a “twitter-like” short sentence about your major takeaway. This makes it very easy for your colleagues to discover your work and make comments. I lam almost done grading them. Your work is excellent! NOTE: Be sure to submit your URL to Canvas too […]

Blogging Kudos & @michael

Afternoon yoga with Buddy

Greetings all – I finished reading all of your posts today. Thank you for your thoughtful reflections. For all of the blogging, please feel free to focus on whatever resource in the module most inspired you, or challenged you, or gave you that “aha” moment. Also please @michael me in your comments across this site […]

Reminder: Module Explanations

Hey all – I just want to remind you of the module breakdown. Do not feel you have to read through every “Thing to Explore.” Modules include the following sections: Things to Read The required readings explore topics you are expected to understand and incorporate into your assignments for all modules in the course. Things […]