Gwinnett County Public Libraries Visit

Hey all – Michael Casey will be joining us for a class chat on September 18. He is Director of Customer Experience for the Gwinnett County Public Library in metropolitan Atlanta.  I spent two days in Fall 2016 at Gwinnett to speak at the library’s Staff Day. I recorded a short travelogue about their innovative services for this […]

Share Your Context Book URL Here!

It’s exciting to watch your first major assignments appear in the course activity stream. Over the next few days we’ll see more Context Book Reports go up. For fun (and I know you are using the OPML),  please share your report URL in a comment on this post and a “twitter-like” short sentence about your major […]

News: New Column & Interview

Hi all – This is just for interest. Last June, I attended Next Library in Aarhus. I wrote a column about a session I co-presented and was interviewed by a Danish publication: Library Journal – Office Hours | With a Little Twist Carlson then shared her own story to open her part of the session. […]

Context Book Thought

Hey all – As you work on your book report, remember to take a look at the assignment page. The assignment is meant to get you thinking beyond library literature to socio-technological writing of all kinds. The diversity of voices and viewpoints in all the books is always interesting!

Please Use @michael

Hey all – I am diving in to your first reflective posts and I’m already thrilled with your thinking and writing. I am leaving thoughts and comments. If you reply with your own comment, please use my username @michael so I am sure to get notification of your reply. Some blog themes auto fill @usernames […]

#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 […]

Class Social Hour – Sunday 1pm PT

Hey all- see you Sunday! September 8: 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 URL: https://sjsu.zoom.us/j/994728471 Occasionally throughout the semester, Michael will host a social hour for the class in the Hyperlinked Library […]