Contributors Michael Stephens



Lorelei Rutledge at the University of Utah is conducting a survey career progression of women academic librarians titled “Leveling up: Women academic librarians’ career progression in management positions.” The purpose of this study is to learn more about women academic librarians’ experiences pursuing management opportunities. Your answers in this questionnaire […]

Call for Survey Participation: “Women academic librarians’ career progression in ...




Cheers to Martin! Martin Garnar, dean, Kraemer Family Library, was recently elected 2016-17 president of the Freedom to Read Foundation. “The foundation does important work supporting the First Amendment in libraries and the larger society, and I’m humbled for this opportunity to advance its mission,” Garnar said. The Freedom to […]

News: Martin Garnar, UCCS Library Dean to lead Freedom to ...




My new column is up at Library Journal. The true title is the string of characters above. 🙂 Imagine if users could add emoji to the catalog, expressing their feelings about a book or movie with a range of emotion ideograms. Or having people rate their experience at a library program […]

Office Hours: Library Emoji







Tue, 05/31/2016 Contact: Rob Christopher Marketing Coordinator ALA Publishing American Library Association 312-280-5052 [email protected] CHICAGO— Adaptation to change that’s based on thoughtful planning and grounded in the mission of libraries: it’s a model that respected LIS thinker and educator Michael Stephens terms “hyperlinked librarianship.” And the result, for librarians in leadership positions […]

Press Release: The purposeful change at the heart of librarianship…