Greetings all! In just under two hours we convene the Library 2.016: Library as Classroom online conference. Registrants can join the sessions live or watch recordings after. I am thrilled with the keynotes and speakers we have lined up.
Link to Event More about The Heart of Librarianship Saturday, June 25 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM ALA Store The Heart of Librarianship: Attentive, Positive, and Purposeful Change Adaptation to change that’s based on thoughtful planning and grounded in the mission of libraries: it’s a model that respected LIS thinker […]
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 […]
Thanks to all the folks at RILA and the conference attendees. I have had a great time! My conference keynote slides are here: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/239835/StephensRhodeIslandKeynote.pdf Image Providence Public Library: http://portals.provlib.org/2016/05/05/portals-candles-now-available-limited-edition/
Thanks to all the good folks at the Fort Bend County Libraries in Texas. I had a wonderful morning talking and sharing ideas. We even had a super brief power outage during the talk. The featured image is one of the tables during my talk – staff members we’re coloring! […]
Greetings! First a shout out to the incredible group of students who worked with me to revamp Tame the Web this semester. You will see their work here visually with a new theme and structurally via improved categories, tags and site structure. It’s been a great semester. Thanks also to […]
For me, the heart of librarianship is learning. It’s a cyclical process of support, engagement, and discovery with deep roots in the concepts of service, access, and freedom to pursue interests of all kinds. No matter what type of institution, someone is gaining knowledge, finding information, or creating something new […]
My new column is up: http://lj.libraryjournal.com/2016/04/opinion/michael-stephens/talk-about-compassion-office-hours/ A common punch line in the librarian oeuvre pertains to the number of cats a particular librarian may own. We all know that librarians are dog people, too, as evidenced by the multiple Facebook photos I see of various canine biblio-companions. I am sure librarians […]