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.

We are an Animal Crowd!

Hey all – I just finished commenting on all your intro posts. I loved reading your stories.  I am amazed at how many of you have dogs and cats and other animals! Thanks for all the pics you are sharing etc… I will attach some pics of brothers Billy and Samm here. They are from […]

AI & Academic Integrity

Hey all – I follow the Professors sub reddit and the uptick in posts from educators all over regarding student use of AI in class writing is off the charts.  I have always taught the Hyperlinked Library on a foundation of radical trust with students and will continue to do so. One of the goals […]

Reminder: Saturday – Class Social Time

See you Saturday! February 3: Our first Class Social Hour will be at 1pm PT. I’ll be on hand to chat or answer any questions you have. No formal agenda, just a chance to check in. Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://sjsu.zoom.us/j/83619856366?pwd=NzBhbHRoY1k1dTJBZXdMa0x5djVRZz09    Password: 232256 Coming up: February 18: Michael Casey, author of […]