Medium Bio

Michael Stephens, Ph.D., is currently Assistant Professor in the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at Dominican University in River Forest, Illinois. After receiving an MLIS from Indiana University, he spent over fifteen years working in public libraries, where he developed a passion for the practical application of technology. He published The Library Internet … Continue reading Medium Bio

Announce: Web 2.0 for Libraries: Best Practices for Social Software

Best Blog Practices and More for Libraries Chicago, IL, July, 26 2006 – ” /> What can social software do for your library? Find out in the latest issue of Library Technology Reports, "Web 2.0 & Libraries: Best Practices for Social Software," by librarian, author, and technology trainer Michael Stephens. A comprehensive, pass-around resource you … Continue reading Announce: Web 2.0 for Libraries: Best Practices for Social Software

Library Director: Are you ready to go there?

Deep in my research proposal this morning at the Mishawaka Panera Bread, Blyberg’s statement resonates with me while writing about the social purpose of Library Weblogs: Early in the website design process, we made the decision that blogs would constitute the nucleus of our dynamic website content. In addition, we wanted to enable commenting on … Continue reading Library Director: Are you ready to go there?

Public Presentations by Michael Stephens

Public Presentations: Mishawaka Public Library 1998-1999 Northeast Indiana Libraries Training Sessions Summer 1998 Michiana Tax Accountants December 1998 Michiana Consultants Group 1998 Investigating INSPIRE Northeast Indiana Libraries November 1999 Michiana Tax Accountants December 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003 Nappanee Public Library – HTML Classes, Digital Cameras, Auctions Bremen Public Library Technology Classes Plymouth Public Library … Continue reading Public Presentations by Michael Stephens