This is the text of my closing remarks from Internet Librarian International’s closing panel – our theme was “the new normal meets the new you.”
The new normal: libraries have the potential be anywhere and everywhere, librarians can actively contribute to transformative social engagement. Our foundations are built on service and access.
Sharing is key:
Thanks to all who attended my Internet Librarian International presentation on learning and teaching emerging literacies. The slides are here: http://dl.dropbox.com/u/239835/TeachingOthersILI2011Stephens.pdf
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Greetings from London and Internet Librarian International!
Don’t miss this conference theme-related article by Ulla De Stricker at Info Today Europe:
Fragmented, opaque, multidimensional, fast-changing … however we view the profession we chose, we share the need to assess constantly how our professional contributions match the evolving needs of employers in light of their new [...]
The programme is up for Internet Librarian International 2011 in London October 27 & 28:
I’ll be presenting this on Friday:
C201 – Teaching Others 10.30 – 11.15 Michael Stephens, San Jose State University & Tame the Web
Expanding on his research on the effect of Learning 2.0 programmes in Australian libraries, initially done when [...]
Internet Librarian International – Call for Speakers Deadline: 8 April 2011 Navigating the New Normal – Strategies for Success We are now in a time best characterised as the “New Normal”. The new normal isn’t just about austere budgets or doing more with less – it’s also about new technologies. The new normal is having [...]
Good morning! I’m up at 5:30am EST to present via Skype at Internet Librarian International 2010. Missing this trip because of my knee injury has been rough but I’m happily following along on Twitter, etc.
My slides are here: http://dl.dropbox.com/u/239835/StephensILI2010Transparency.pdf
I was recently interviewed for an email blast for ILI2010. Hope to see you in London in October! Here’s the text:
Internet Librarian International continues to provide pertinent resources and support for today’s information environments. With the shifting emphasis on information provision; constantly-evolving methods for delivering it; increased demands from users; and tighter than ever [...]
The program for Internet Librarian International is out!
I’m happy to be attending and speaking this year. Here is a break down of my sessions:
A Roadmap to the Hyperlinked Library
What does a connected world of continuous computing mean for 21st century libraries? This workshop provides a roadmap toward becoming the [...]
Deadline: 2 April 2010
Got information to share with your peers? Worked on an innovative project at your library? Introduced technologies to increase the relevancy of your information service? Developed new techniques for managing electronic resources? Raised the profile of your library within your organisation? Created new opportunities within an information environment?
You’re invited to [...]