Daily Archives: December 13, 2013





My new column is up at Library Journal and it’s all about the incredible community of LIS folks in new Zealand: http://lj.libraryjournal.com/2013/12/opinion/michael-stephens/notes-from-some-small-islands-office-hours/ Something struck me about this conference, in addition to my interactions with the library folk I met as we traveled down the North Island, stopping in Wellington for a […]

#officehours: “Notes from a Small Island”


The #hyperlibMOOC is included in this new article at Library Journal: http://lj.libraryjournal.com/2013/12/digital-content/opening-up/ In the Hyperlinked Library MOOC, Stephens modified the common MOOC style of watching a video lecture or reading a lesson and then taking a quiz on the covered material. Instead, student work is reviewed by their peers, who […]

#hyperlibMOOC: “Opening Up: Next Steps for MOOCs and Libraries”