For last week’s talk at the University of North Texas Libraries and for this week at Web 2.You in Montreal, I’ve updated The Hyperlinked Library. Download the 224 MB file here. The Hyperlinked Library by Michael Stephens is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 United States License.
http://www.kickerstudio.com/blog/2008/09/creating-products-not-experiences/ This comes via David Armano’s Twitter feed. I will be seeing him speak at this year’s IDEA Conference – I can’t wait. The Kicker Studio piece is good food for thought: Although Kicker does some of the activities that in a lot of circles would be called “User Experience” […]
I’ve become fascinated with the idea and implementation of the Commons in academic libraries of late. It’s very much part of what I call The Hyperlinked Library. These past few months, I’ve wrote about the commons at ALA TechSource blog. Please take a look if you are interested. The Space […]
Click here to download the 174MB file: StephensHyperlinkedMasterFall2008.pdf
Help Desks March 6, originally uploaded by thehubatwts. Don’t miss the Reference Desks Pool: http://www.flickr.com/groups/referencedesks/pool/ How does your desk stack up? Have you added photos of your desk?
http://www.geekinthestacks.com/2007/12/keys-to-successful-self-check-out.html This is GOLD if you are pondering self check, etc: (emphasis mine) Make it all or nothing. When we made the strategic decision to move to customer self check we removed the option for customers to have staff assist them in checking out materials. We made the decision to replace […]
Links & Citations: Links & Citations from the presentation CC Flickr Images used in the presentation Slide Downloads: The Hyperlinked Library (120MB Master PDF May 5, 2008) The Hyperlinked Library (Australian Version) (Special Thanks to Kathryn Greenhill for her help) The Hyperlinked Library (Trustee Version) Warren Newport PL Staff Day: WNPL 2.0
In the last two weeks, I’ve had the honor to address groups of library administrators and trustees. It’s been a lot of fun — and thought-provoking – to discuss cultural technology shifts with them. Here are the slides I’ve been using: The Hyperlinked Library (Trustees)
A question came up at the end of my presentation at Batavia Public Library about using new technology and attracting customers to join libraries in that interactive experience. Denise Raleigh from Gail Borden Public Library just happened to be in the audience and she helped answer the question. It was […]
I think honoring the creativity and critical thinking of my colleagues and peers is very important. That’s one of the reasons I licensed The Hyperlinked Library completely under CC – I went out of my way to include every URL I could find and use only Flickr shots of my […]