Daily Archives: December 13, 2013



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After completing Dr. Stephens SJSU online course in Fall of 2012, I was inspired to develop a personal blog on library innovations and social media in libraries. In many of our course assignments and projects, we explored and played around with Web 2.0 tools, and using templates developed by Professor […]

Creating Library Currents in a Web 2.0 World – A ...



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”