ILI Crowd, a photo by mstephens7 on Flickr.
I am behind in a few posts, but I wanted to make sure I gave a big shout out to the delegates, organizers and advisory board of this year’s Internet Librarian International conference. I was honored to be a conference co-chair this year.
It was a [...]
Yesterday I presented the SJSU SLIS Lecture at the California Library Association. Thanks to all who attended and participated. Download the slides here: http://dl.dropbox.com/u/239835/StephensLearningEverywhereCLA.pdf
Hello from London! We start tomorrow but here’s a sneak of one of the conference talks. This one is by Åke Nygren from Stockholms Stadsbibliotek:
How to step out of the Library Bubble using Social Media from Stockholms stadsbibliotek [...]
A heartfelt dankeschön to the US Embassy in Berlin and the Zukunftwerkstatt for sponsoring my talks in Germany. The slides are here:
Shared with my by Professor Hobohm as I travel around Germany.
A big shout out to the incredible staff of VPL for the great visit I had yesterday. I was invited by library administration to do a public library futures presentation for staff. There are some very exciting things happening at this library and I learned a lot from everyone I talked to. I repeated the [...]
Super cool article by Patricia Martin at Huffingtom Post. So glad to meet here at #rsq12
Until recently, public libraries had little reason to innovate. Then Google arrived. More disruptive technologies followed, causing an identity crisis for librarians. Now the profession is re-thinking its purpose — a quest that lured a gathering of 350 [...]
I was honored to present at the Library 2.012 Conference this year. I did two talks back to back for folks from all over the world. Here are the presentation links:
“23 Things” as Transformative Learning: Promoting Confidence, Curiosity and Communication via Library Staff Professional Development: http://dl.dropbox.com/u/239835/StephensL2.012Learning2.0.pdf
Our Common Purpose: Libraries and LIS Education in Flux: http://dl.dropbox.com/u/239835/StephensOurCommonPurpose.pdf
I zipped down to Carmel, Indiana last week and did two talks for the Indiana Library federation’s Public Library Association’s conference. Here are the slides:
Trends & Tech: http://dl.dropbox.com/u/239835/InPLATrends.pdf
That’s a quote from A New Culture of Learning – it illustrates well my thoughts about future libraries. I want to say THANK YOU to the good folks here in Wyoming who brought me in to speak at their annual meeting – I’m having a blast.
Keynote Presentation: http://dl.dropbox.com/u/239835/StephensKeynoteWyoming.pdf
Trends & Tech Presentation: http://dl.dropbox.com/u/239835/WyomingTrendsStephens.pdf