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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 ...


Note from Michael: I am honored to be working as an instructor on this project with some outstanding folks.  http://irdlonline.org/call-for-proposals/ We are issuing a call for applications for the Institute for Research Design in Librarianship (IRDL) 2016. We are seeking novice librarian researchers who are employed by academic libraries or […]

IRDL: Call for Proposals



Note from Michael. I was honored to serve on this project’s advisory board. I wrote about it in “Office Hours” here: http://lj.libraryjournal.com/2015/10/opinion/michael-stephens/the-livelong-day-office-hours/ Most of today’s college students who think they only need to land a good job once they graduate are blindsided by all they don’t know about life skills […]

Project Info Lit: Grads Challenged by All They Need to ...


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Honored to have an article in the new issue of the Journal of Education for Library and Information Science (JELIS)  – special supplement on international issues in LIS education. This work is based on what we did in Salzburg in 2011, lead by R. David Lankes. 🙂 http://dpi-journals.com/index.php/JELIS/issue/view/310 Participatory and Transformative […]

New Article: Participatory and Transformative Engagement in Libraries and ...




My new column is up at Library Journal, all about our research concerning The Hyperlinked Library MOOC. Also, I’m very happy to announce we’ll be teaching a revised and updated version of the #hyperlibMOOC in Spring 2015. http://lj.libraryjournal.com/2014/04/opinion/michael-stephens/lessons-from-hyperlibmooc-office-hours/ LIBRARIAN’S ROLES Kyle and I wrote a paper for the proceedings of […]

#hyperlibMOOC in Office Hours – Offering MOOC again in Spring ...



Very excited about presenting this paper in Denver at the 16th Distance Library Services Conference   Emerging Roles: Key Insights from Librarians in a Massive Open Online Course Michael Stephens, Ph.D. & Kyle M. L. Jones, MLIS San Jose State University School of Library & Information Science Abstract From the cutting edge of […]

#hyperlibMOOC: Emerging Roles: Key Insights from Librarians in a Massive ...


ALISE 2014 Juried Panel: New Landscapes: Exploring MOOCs as LIS and Professional Development Spaces with Kyle Jones, Joanne de Groot, Jennifer Branch. ALISE Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. As a professional development opportunity for a global audience, the Hyperlinked Library MOOC was designed to offer an online space for learning and community-building. Panelists reflect on […]

#HYPERLIBMOOC: VIDEOS from EXPLORING MOOCS AS LIS AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT ...