Category Archives: Hyperlinked Library Model

The SPL Memory Lab Initiative (INFO 287 Participatory Services & Emerging Technology Planning Assignment)

Introduction Having been inspired by our reading about the DIY Memory Lab (DML) at the Los Angeles Public Library, and its alignment with the participatory services model promoted by the Hyperlinked Library Model, I decided to explore this project more … Continue reading

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REFLECTION POST – On Infinite Learning (And My Own Infinite Learning Journey!)

Upon seeing the three main topic areas for our Infinite Learning modules, I immediately gravitated towards Professional Learning Experiences as my first area of focus. I’m about a year out from completing my MLIS journey at San Jose State, and … Continue reading

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REFLECTION BLOG POST #2: On Participatory Services and Transparency

As an aspiring librarian deeply interested in centering equity and inclusion in my future work, the Hyperlinked Library model’s tenets of participatory service and transparency provide me with an innovative framework to ground my efforts. Both of these principles are … Continue reading

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CONTEXT BOOK REVIEW – Eric Klinenberg’s Palaces for the People

In Palaces for the People, Eric Klinenberg argues forcefully that the creation and cultivation of social infrastructure is essential to building and sustaining vibrant, resilient, inclusive, human communities. Drawing both from history as well as more contemporary sociological studies, he … Continue reading

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REFLECTION BLOG POST #1 – THE HYPERLINKED LIBRARY MODEL

Our readings on the Hyperlinked Model* were (and are) helpful for me as a callback to my professional aspirations at a time when many folks who know I’m reaching the downslope towards my degree have been asking me what kind … Continue reading

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