Some synchronicity: http://librariansmatter.com/blog/2008/01/15/emerging-technologies-specialist/ Kathryn Greenhill notes her new job title: Emerging Technologies Specialist — Actually, the contract says “Librarian – Emerging Technologies” – but we’re still sorting that bit out… I’m still at Murdoch University and based in the library. The position is funded 50% by the library and 50% by central IT, and covers … Continue reading Oh My! How those LIS Jobs are a-changing!
Dr. Michael Stephens is Assistant Professor in the School of Information at San Jose State University and designs and conducts the online postgraduate course, The Hyperlinked Library, focused on the powerful emerging trends, tools and processes driving change in library and information communities. He was the 2009 CAVAL Visiting Scholar in Australia, consulted for US Embassies … Continue reading About Michael Stephens
Spring & Summer 2015: April 26: MOOC Workshop, Computers in Libraries 2015, Washington, DC. April 28, 2015: Keynote – Learning Everywhere: Users, Empathy, and Reflective Practice, Connecticut Library Association Conference, Mystic, Connecticut, May 4, 2015: Learning Everywhere, Florida Library Webinars, online. May 29, 2015: Learning Everywhere: The Transformative Power of Hyperlinked Libraries, Prescott Valley, Arizona, for the Arizona Library Association. … Continue reading Upcoming Presentations
Michael speaks on a variety of topics related to libraries, people and technology Presentations Invited Keynote Addresses & Plenary Sessions Stephens, M. (2013, October). Learning Everywhere: Transformative Power of Hyperlinked Libraries. Keynote address presented at New Zealand Library Association Conference (LIANZA). Victoria University of Wellington’s School of Information Management. Hamilton, NZ. Stephens, M. … Continue reading Speaking & Presentations
Clare Leibfarth, Medical Librarian at the Affinity Medical Center Doctors Campus in Massillon, Ohio writes: Would the readers of the Tame the Web be interested in learning about the conference blog http://18.104.22.168/ConferenceCall2007/ for the Joint Chapter MLA Meeting in Omaha? This morning I posted an “interview” with MLA President Mark Funk. Previous posts (there are … Continue reading Great Example of Conference Blogging!
Web 2.0 & Libraries, Part 2: Trends and Technologies by Michael Stephens Social software, more ubiquitous than ever, continues to have a profound impact on information and communication in the Information Age. From the American Library Association to social software news aggregation, it's clear the trend toward utilizing "Web 2.0" technologies for information and communication … Continue reading Press Release: Web 2.0 & Libraries, Part 2: Trends and Technologies
David Lee King emailed and asked me for some quotes/thoughts on telling stories in the library for his forthcoming book — a chapter on Community-Focused Digital Experience. In looking back I didn’t realize that the “telling stories” theme had been running through my work. Here’s a few of my favorites. http://www.flickr.com/photos/michaelsphotos/sets/72057594085037908/ From Ten Ways to … Continue reading Telling the Library’s Story: A TTW Fave
Library 2.0 Socks Originally uploaded by mstephens7 I owe a lot of folks a hearty THANK YOU for all sorts of assistance and kindness these past few months. One of those folks is Don Yarman, who attended one of my talks this summer in Ohio. I follow his blog and know that he knits. I … Continue reading Library 2.0 Socks
May 4, 2007. Massachusetts Library Association. Blog’s Eye View:Three Industry Bloggers Talk about Library Trends, Sturbridge, Massachusetts. May 7, 2007. Rural Libraries 2.0 Conference Keynote with Jenny Levine. Traverse City, Michigan. May 17 & 18, 2007. Library 2.0. Mohawk Valley Library System, New York state. June 6 & 7 Social Software & Libraries Roadshow, Illinois … Continue reading Upcoming Presentations
April 3, 2007. Web 2.0 & Libraries. National-Louis/Benedictine University, Lisle, Illinois. April 12, 2007. Library 2.0 with Jenny Levine. Texas Library Association. San Antonio, Texas. April 19, 2007. Rethinking Resource Sharing, Keynote. Big Ten Conference Center, Park Ridge, Illinois April 26, 2007. Southwest Florida Library Network Technology Day. Toward Library 2.0. Naples, Florida. April 27, … Continue reading Upcoming Presentations