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.

🇬🇧Greetings!

Greetings from London everyone. It was a very bittersweet first day as we walked to Buckingham palace and then around Westminster and back to the river after dark. I hope you all are well. I will be catching up and correcting the issues that I’ve had with OPML file very soon. I appreciate your patience […]

Another #hyperlib Job Description?

Take a look at this  job listing a colleague sent me a couple of years ago. Very interesting mix of duties and requirements. You’ll see some things here that you are doing in this class! 🙂 Bolding is mine. Announcement: The University of Texas at Arlington Library invites applications from highly motivated, innovative, forward thinking professionals […]

Heading to the U.K.

Greetings all! I mentioned this in our class chat, but here is a video about my travels: https://sjsu-ischool.hosted.panopto.com/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=20bfb664-1935-4739-b43a-af1201583072 Download Video  Podcast Our next due dates for reflection blogging and major assignments: Context Book Report: 10/02. — Feel free to turn this in by 10/09 if you can use the extra time – think of it […]