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.

Addendum: #hyperlib Engagement – Cheers!

Hey all – I just updated the grade book with 10 points for all for Participation. This group has been amazing and we made it through a harrowing semester. I reviewed everyone’s activity and realized it was cohesive and encouraging atmosphere from the get go.  Yes, we had some ups and downs as life impacted individuals […]

Hard to Go….

Hey all – my eyes are bit bleary, and dinner and some binging on Netflix beckons, but I must tell you it’s hard to leave all the wonderful work you have done! I have so enjoyed this class – thank you one and all. I wish you all the very best wherever your hyperlinked journey […]

Important: Final Notes

Hey all – just want to share some important reminders as we reach our last day of class. Take your blog with you by following the directions here! Deadline May 21. Did you forget to submit your blog for grading? Please do so now! 🙂 You should have submitted your Symposium entry to Canvas – if […]

Participation & Engagement Activity

Hey all – it feels so formal to do this when this class has been so engaged and social over the past 15 weeks but for the sake of grading, please submit your activity URL for the site to Canvas after you write your final reflection. You will find an assignment called Participation in Canvas. […]

End of Term Chats! Today & Tomorrow

Hyperlinked Library End of Term Chat  –  I’ll be in the Zoom room for 30 minutes or so each day. #hyperlib End of Class Social Time Saturday May 14, 2022 Noon PT Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://sjsu.zoom.us/j/86934856808?pwd=SHo1Q0drMUR4TzM0a1RnR1J5WjVNQT09 Password: 532114 #hyperlib End of Class Social Time Sunday May 15, 2022 Noon PT Join from PC, Mac, […]

Share & Submit Your Symposium Post!

Hey all – to make it easy for folks to explore the symposium posts today and through the weekend,  please share your URL here. Post with a short “tweet” abstract for your entry in the comments below. Or perhaps a haiku? 🙂 ALSO: Please submit the URL for your symposium post to Canvas when you […]