Speaking & 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. (2013, October). Beyond the Walled Garden: Distance Education in an Era of Participatory Culture. Presentation for Centre for Academic Development, Victoria University of Wellington. Wellington, NZ.

 

Stephens, M. (2013, August). Learning Everywhere: The Transformative Power of Hyperlinked Libraries. On the Front Lines Conference, Springfield, Illinois

 

Stephens, M. (2013, May). Learning Everywhere: The Transformative Power of Hyperlinked Libraries. Marigold Library System Conference, Strathmore, Alberta, Canada.

 

Stephens, M. (2013, May) Learning Everywhere: The Transformative Power of Hyperlinked Libraries. Keynote address presented at NORWELD Library Consortium “Embrace Change” conference, Bowling Green, Ohio.

 

Stephens, M. (2012, October) The Hyperlinked Library. Keynote address presented at Indiana Public Library Association conference, Carmel, Indiana.

 

Stephens, M. (2012, September) The Hyperlinked Library. Keynote address presented at Wyoming Library Association conference, Casper, Wyoming.

 

Stephens, M. (2012, June) The Hyperlinked Library in an Age of Limits: Trends, Tools, Transparency, Keynote address presented at 11th Southern African Online Information Meeting, Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa.

 

Stephens, M. (2012, April) Driving Change, Creating Experience & Moving Forward,” Keynote address presented at Indiana Library Federation District 6 Conference, Lawrenceburg, Indiana.

 

Stephens, M. (2012, February). Information Environments & Technologies for a Hyperlinked World. Keynote, Handheld Librarian Online Conference (online).

 

Stephens, M. (2011, November) The Hyperlinked Library. Keynote address presented at Library 2.011 Conference (online).

 

Stephens, M. (2011, October). Keynote address presented at the Southern Chapter of the Medical Library Association Conference, Augusta, Georgia.

 

Stephens, M. (2011, June). The hyperlinked library: Trends, tools & transparency 2011. Keynote address presented at the NEFLIN Technology Day, Jacksonville, Florida.

 

Stephens, M. (2011, May). The hyperlinked library. Keynote address presented at the Association des bibliothécaires du Québec Library Association, Montreal,Québec.

 

Stephens, M. (2010, November). Hyperlinked library services for everyone. Closing keynote presented at the Michigan Library Association Conference, Traverse City, Michigan.

 

Stephens, M. (2010, October) The hyperlinked school library. Closing keynote presented at the Michigan Association for Media in Education Conference, Dearborn.

 

Stephens, M. (2010, Spring). Hyperlinked users: How academic librarians can respond. Paper presented at Faster than the Speed of Bytes: Technology, Cognition, and the Academic Library, ASLS Spring Conference,  Ithaca, New York.

 

Stephens, M. (2010, April). Driving change, creating experience & moving forward. Closing Plenary presented at the U Game U Learn Conference, Delft, Holland.

 

Stephens, M. (2009, November). Hyperlinked library service: Trends, tools, & transparency. Plenary presented at the Charleston Conference, Charleston, South Carolina.

 

Stephens, M. (2009, October). The hyperlinked public library in times of change & challenge. Keynote address presented at the Queensland Public Library Association Conference, Townsville, Queensland, Australia.

 

Stephens, M. (2009, October). Engage, explore, celebrate: the hyperlinked school library. The Dr. Laurel Anne Clyde Memorial keynote address presented at the Australian School Library Association Biennial Conference, Perth, Western Australia.

 

Stephens, M. (2009, June). The hyperlinked library. Keynote address presented at the MOBIUS User Conference, Tan-Tar-A Resort, Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri.

 

Stephens, M. (2009, May). Hyperlinked library services for everyone. Keynote address presented at the Reaching Forward 2009 Conference, Illinois Library Association, Rosemont, Illinois.

Stephens, M. (2009, April). Trends & technologies for the hyperlinked library. Keynote address presented at the New Mexico Library Association, Albuquerque, New Mexico, April 2009.

Stephens, M. (2009, April). The hyperlinked library. Plenary session presented at the BC Library Conference, Vancouver, British Columbia.

Stephens, M. (2008, November).  The hyperlinked library. Keynote address presented at the Illinois Unicorn Users Group Annual Meeting.

Stephens, M. (2008, November). The hyperlinked library. Keynote address presented at the Tampa Bay Library Consortium Annual Meeting.

Stephens, M. (2008, October). Talkin’ ‘bout Y generation. Closing plenary session presented at the Long Island Library Resource Council 17th Annual Conference on Libraries and Future: Dowling College, Oakdale, NY.

Stephens, M. (2008, May). The transformed library. Keynote address presented at the SOLINET Annual Conference, Atlanta, Georgia.

Stephens, M. (2008, January). Keynote address presented at the Iowa Small Libraries Institute Online Conference.

 

Stephens, M. (2007, December). Keynote address presented at the Florida Council of State University Libraries/College Center for Library Automation (CCLA) Executive Board/Florida Center for Library Automation (FCLA) Board Meeting at Florida Gulf Coast University.

 

Stephens, M. (2007, November). On librarian 2.0. Presented at the Southeast Library System / Eastern Library System Fall Colloquium, Lincoln, Nebraska.

 

Stephens, M. (2007, November). Ten top technologies & ideas to improve library productivity. Keynote address presented at the Hawaii Library Association, Kauai, Hawaii.

 

Stephens, M. (2007, October). Keynote address presented at the Illinois Library Association, Springfield, Illinois.

 

Stephens, M. (2007, October). Keynote address presented at the Nevada Library Association.

 

Stephens, M. (2007, June). Library 2.0. Keynote address presented at Ohio Tech Connections 8, Dublin, Ohio.

 

Stephens, M. (2007, June). Keynote address presented at the Mississippi Library 2.0 Summit, Mississippi State University.

 

Stephens, M. (2007, June). Participatory culture & user generated content: reference services in the 2.0 age program. Keynote address presented for MARS at the American Library Association conference, Washington DC.

 

Stephens, M. & Levine, J. (2007, May). Keynote address presented at the Rural Libraries 2.0 Conference.  Traverse City, Michigan.

 

Stephens, M. (2007, April). Rethinking resource sharing. Keynote address presented at Park Ridge, Illinois.

 

Stephens, M. (2007, February). Top technology trends. Plenary presented at the Ontario Library Association.

 

Stephens, M. & Levine, J. (2006, October) Closing Keynote presented at Internet Librarian International, London, England, October 17, 2006.

 

Stephens, M. (2006, October). Keynote address presented at the Iowa Library Association.

 

Stephens, M. (2006, October). Keynote address presented at the Polaris Users Group, Syracuse, New York.

 

Stephens, M. (2003, November). Future roles of public librarian. Endnote presented at the     Internet Librarian Conference.

 

Invited International Presentations

 

Stephens, M. (2013, September). Report: Pushing the Envelope in Education: Roles for Libraries — MOOCs, eLearning & Gamification. Faculty of Information, University of Toronto.

 

Stephens, M. (2013, February). Spotlight Session OSLA Plenary, Learning Everywhere: The Transformative Power of Hyperlinked Libraries. Ontario Library Association, Toronto, Ontario.

 

Stephens, M. (2012, October). Closing Plenary. Internet Librarian International Conference, London, England.

 

Stephens, M. (2012, October). Learning Everywhere. Hamburg/Harberg University of Technology, Hamburg, Germany.

 

Stephens, M. (2012, October). Learning Everywhere. Berlin Central and Regional Library, Berlin, Germany.

 

Stephens, M. (2012, October). Learning Everywhere. National Library, Sitzungssal General German National Library, Frankfurt, Germany.

 

Stephens, M. (2012, October). Learning Everywhere. Berlin Central and Regional Library, Berlin, Germany.

 

Stephens, M. (2012, October). Learning Everywhere: Transformative Libraries. Vancouver Public Library, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

 

Stephens, M. (2012, June). Taming Technolust, 11th Southern African Online Information Meeting, Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa.

 

Stephens, M. (2011, October). Information environments & technologies for a hyperlinked world.  Presented for the Information Services & Information Management School at the University of Applied Sciences, The Hague, Netherlands.

Stephens, M. (2011, October). Communication technologies and participatory culture. Presented as part of a plenary panel for the Institute of Museum and Library Services/Salzburg Global Seminar “Libraries and Museums in an Era of Participatory Culture, Schloss Leopoldskron, Salzburg, Austria.

Stephens, M. (2011, May). Heretical thoughts about LIS education. Presented at the Future of the Academic Library Symposium, Hamilton, Ontario.

Stephens, M. (2011, March). Social media applications in education-embracing the 21st century learner. Presented at the 47th Library Week Programs for Youth, Educators and Information Professionals, Istanbul University Faculty of Communications, Istanbul, Turkey.

Stephens, M. (2011, March). Social media applications in education-embracing the 21st century learner. Presented at the 47th Library Week Programs for Youth, Educators and Information Professionals, Istanbul National Education Directorate, Istanbul, Turkey.

Stephens, M. (2011, March). Social media applications in education-embracing the 21st century learner.  Presented at the 47th Library Week Programs for Youth, Educators and Information Professionals, Sabanci University Communications Center, Istanbul, Turkey.

Stephens, M. (2010, March). The hyperlinked community library – trends, tools & transparency. Presented at the  4th Leipziger Kongress für Information und Bibliothek, Leipzig, Germany.

 

Stephens, M. (2010, March). Trends & technologies. Presented at the US Embassy Berlin, Berlin, Germany.

 

Stephens, M. (2010, March). The hyperlinked community library. Presented at the Hamburg State and University Library, Hamburg, Germany.

 

Stephens, M. (2010, March). Trends & technologies for AILIS librarians. Presented at the US Mission, Geneva, Switzerland.

 

Stephens, M. (2009, February). The hyperlinked library – Web 2.you. Presented at the McGill School of Information Studies, Montreal, Quebec.

 

Stephens, M., Casey, M., Sippings, G. & Brevik, T. (2008, October). What constitutes a next generation library? Presented for Internet Librarian International, London.

Stephens, M. & Casey, M. (2008, October). The transparent library. Presented with for Internet Librarian International, London.

Stephens, M. (2008, October). Transparency, planning & change: See-through libraries. Presented with Michael Casey, Internet Librarian International, London.

Stephens, M. (2008, February-March). The hyperlinked library Australia. Presented for CAVAL Collaborative Solutions at the following locations:

 

Sydney – Macquarie University, Tuesday February 26th, 2008 (Guests)

Sydney – Macquarie University, Tuesday February 26th, 2008 (Library staff)

Melbourne – CAVAL Bundoora Office, Thursday February 28th, 2008

Adelaide – Cliftons Seminar, Monday, March 3rd, 2008

Perth – State Library of Western Australia, Wednesday, March 5th, 2008

Brisbane – State Library of Queensland,  Thursday March 13th, 2008

 

Stephens, M. (2007, February). Best practices for social software. Presented at the Ontario Library Association.

 

Stephens, M. (2007, February). Library 2.0. learning 2.0 kickoff. Presented at the McMaster University Library, Hamilton, Ontario.

 

Stephens, M. (2006). Ten top technologies for 2006. Presented for the Library & Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa, Next Generation Libraries, online.

 

Stephens, M. (2006, August). Instant messaging in libraries. Presented at the Tilburg Innovation Centre for Electronic Resources, Tilburg University, Tilburg, the Netherlands.

 

Stephens, M. (2005, September). New technologies for librarians. Webcast presented at the State Library of Victoria, Australia, online.

 

Invited Presentations

 

 

Stephens, M. (2013, April). Hyperlinked Library Service: Trends, Tools & Transparency. Library Staff Institute, Traverse Area District Library, Traverse City, Michigan.

 

Stephens, M. (2013, March). Indianapolis Public Library Trends & Technologies Retreat for Administrative Staff. Indianapolis, Indiana.

 

Stephens, M. (2013, January). Learning Everywhere. Southeastern New York Library Resources Council Trends & Tech Series, (online).

 

Stephens, M. (2012, December). Hyperlinked Library Service: Trends, Tools & Transparency. Library Staff Institute, Barrington Area Library, Barrington, Illinois.

 

Stephens, M. (2012, November). Tomorrow’s Libraries: Technologies & trends shaping libraries. Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Global Libraries Technology Work Group, (teleconference).

 

Stephens, M. (2012, November). Learning Everywhere: The Transformative Power of Hyperlinked Libraries, SJSU SLIS Lecture, California Library Association Conference, San Jose, California.

 

Stephens, M. (2012, October) Trends & Technologies. Indiana Public Library Association Conference, Carmel, Indiana.

 

Stephens, M. (2012, September). Hyperlinked Library Service: Trends, Tools & Transparency. Library Staff presentation, Charlevoix Public Library, Charlevoix, Michigan.

 

Stephens, M. (2012, September) Trends & Technologies. Wyoming Library Association conference, Casper, Wyoming.

 

Stephens, M. (2012, August). Hyperlinked Library Service: Trends, Tools & Transparency. Library Staff Institute, Elmhurst Public Library, Elmhurst, Illinois.

 

Stephens, M. (2012, May). Information Environments & Technologies for a Hyperlinked World, Indiana University Libraries Staff Institute, Bloomington, Indiana.

 

Stephens, M. (2012, February). Creative collaboration and immersive engagement: The hyperlinked campus. Presented at a faculty seminar for Dominican University of California, San Rafael, California. 

 

Stephens, M. (2011, December). Hyperlinked Library Service: Trends, Tools & Transparency. Library Staff Institute, Highland Park Public Library, Highland Park, Illinois.

 

Stephens, M. (2011, December). Library Technology Trends for a Hyperlinked World. Presentation for community leaders sponsored by Aurora Public Library, Aurora, Illinois.

 

Stephens, M. (2011, December). Hyperlinked Library Service: Trends, Tools & Transparency. Library Staff Institute, Brookfield Public Library, Brookfield, Illinois.

 

Stephens, M. (2011, November). Hyperlinked Library Service for Everyone. Library Staff Institute, Richland County Public Library, Columbia, South Carolina.

 

Stephens, M. (2010, November). The hyperlinked library: Trends, tools, transparency. Workshop presented at the New York Library Association Conference, Saratoga Springs, New York.

 

Stephens, M. (2010, April). Hyperlinked library services for young people & Taming technolust planning in a hyperlinked world. Presented at the Reaching Forward Conference for the Illinois Library Association, Rosemont, Illinois.

 

Stephens, M. (2010, April). The hyperlinked school library. Presented for the School Facilitators Group, North Suburban Library System, Wheeling, Illinois.

 

Stephens, M. (2010, April). The hyperlinked library. Dean’s & Director’s Lecture presented at the  School of Library and Information Science, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina.

 

Stephens, M. (2010, January). Creative collaboration and immersive engagement: The hyperlinked campus. Presented at the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative Annual Meeting, Austin, Texas.

 

Stephens, M., Brown, K. & Marek, K. (2009, December). Moving forward, transforming & connecting. Presented at the Oak Park Public Library Staff Day.

 

Stephens, M. (2009, November). Building hyperlinked libraries. Presented at the Rutgers University School of Communication & Information Beta Phi Mu Fall 2009 Lecture, New Brunswick, New Jersey.

 

Stephens, M. (2009, September). The transformed library. Presented at the Virginia Public Library Directors Meeting, State Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia.

 

Stephens, M. (2009, August). The hyperlinked school library and Tech & trends for school librarians. Presented at the Houston Independent School District Librarian In Service Day, Houston, Texas.

 

Stephens, M. (2009, July). Top 10 technologies & ideas to improve library productivity. Presented at the Superiorland Library Cooperative, Alpena Michigan.

 

Stephens, M. (2009, July). Creating zones with heart. Presented at the American Library Association Annual Conference, Chicago, Illinois.

 

Stephens, M. (2009, May). Building hyperlinked communities. Presented at the Virginia Beach Libraries.

 

Stephens, M. (2009, May). Trends, tech & planning. Presented at the Virginia Beach Libraries.

 

Stephens, M. (2009, May). Trends & tech for hyperlinked libraries. Presented at the Silicon Valley Library System.

 

Stephens, M. (2009, April). Michael Stephens talks hyperlinked libraries. Presented at the Texas Library Association, Houston, Texas.

 

Stephens, M. (2009, April). Top 10 technologies & ideas to improve library productivity. Presented at the Texas Library Association, Houston, Texas.

 

Stephens, M. (2009, March). Managing electronic information resources in a 2.0 world. Presented at the Arizona State Library.

 

Stephens, M. (2009, March). The hyperlinked library: trends, tools, transparency. Presented at the Maricopa County Library Council Continuing Education Committee Program, Phoenix, Arizona.

 

Stephens, M. (2009, February). The hyperlinked library trustee. Presented at the Illinois Library Association Trustees Conference, Lisle, Illinois.

 

Stephens, M. (2009, February). The hyperlinked library. Presented at the University of North Texas Libraries.

 

Stephens, M. (2009, January). Ten trends and technologies for special libraries 2009. Presented at the SLA Click U, Online Presentation.

 

Stephens, M. (2009, January). Ten trends and technologies for libraries 2009. Presented for the Education Institute, Online Presentation.

 

Stephens, M. (2008, December). The future of libraries. Presented at the Allegheny County Library Association.

 

Stephens, M. (2008, November). The hyperlinked library and taming technolust. Presented for the SWFLN Technology Day, Southwest Florida Library Network/

Stephens, M. (2008, September). Mount prospect public library staff in-service. Presented at Mount Prospect, Illinois.

Stephens, M. (2008, September). University libraries/LIS lecture series: Transforming academic libraries. Presented at UNC-Greensboro, Greensboro, North Carolina.

Stephens, M. (2008, June). ALA empowerment conference: Emerging technologies. Presented with Jenny Levine at the ALA Annual Conference, Anaheim, California.

Stephens, M. (2008, May). After learning 2.0: What’s critical to know. Presented for Virginia Beach Public Library Staff Program, Virginia Beach, Virginia.

 

Stephens, M. (2008, May). The hyperlinked library: Trends, tools, & transparency. Presented at the Reference Librarians Association Annual Meeting, Wheeling, Illinois.

 

Stephens, M. (2008, April). Scary things & great opportunities. Presented for the McHenry County Illinois Library Trustees Program, Woodstock, Illinois.

Stephens, M. (2008, April). The hyperlinked library. Presented at the McHenry County Illinois Librarians Staff Training Program, Cary, Illinois.

Stephens, M., Blyberg, J. & Maney, J. (2008, March).  Web 2.0. Presented at the Public Library Association Annual Conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Stephens, M. & Casey, M. (2008). Transparency, planning & change: see through libraries. Presented at Computers in Libraries, Crystal City, Virginia.

Stephens, M. (2008, April). The hyperlinked academic library. Presented for the Loyola University Library staff program.

Stephens, M. (2008, April). The hyperlinked library. Presented at the New Lyceum Speaker Series Batavia Public Library.

Stephens, M. (2008, February). Best practices for social software. Presented for State Library of Victoria, Melbourne.

Stephens, M. (2008, January). The hyperlinked library. Presented at the River Forest Public Library Staff Day, River Forest, Illinois.

 

Stephens, M. (2008). Top technologies for 2008. Presented at the Education Institute Online Series, online.

 

Stephens, M. (2007, December). The hyperlinked library & Top tech trends in libraries. Presented at the Allen County Public Library.

 

Stephens, M. (2007, November). On librarian 2.0. Presented at the Southeast Library System / Eastern Library System Fall Colloquium: Cornhusker Marriott, Lincoln, Nebraska.

 

Stephens, M. (2007, November). Working better in a 2.0 world: Discovery & play; and using technology in libraries: Stories of success & lessons learned. Presented at the Hawaii Library Association, Kauai, Hawaii.

 

Stephens, M. (2007, November). Presentation for the Schaumburg Public Library Staff In Service Day, Schaumburg, Illinois.

 

Stephens, M. (2007, October). Top tech trends in libraries. Presented at the Nevada Library Association.

 

Stephens, M. (2007, July). The hyperlinked library. Presented at the Missouri Library Network Corporation, St. Louis, Missouri.

 

Stephens, M. & Levine, J. (2007, June). Social Software & Libraries Roadshow, Illinois State University, with Jenny Levine, June 2007.

 

Stephens, M. (2007, June). Using technology to market to young adults. Presented at the  American Library Association conference, Washington DC.

 

Stephens, M. (2007, May). Blog’s eye view: Three industry bloggers talk about library trends. Presented at the Massachusetts Library Association, Sturbridge, Massachusetts.

 

Stephens, M. (2007, May). Library 2.0. Presented at the Mohawk Valley Library System, New York.

 

Stephens, M. (2007, April). Web 2.0 & libraries. Presented at the National-Louis/Benedictine University, Lisle, Illinois.

 

Stephens, M. & Levine, J. (2007, April). Social Technologies Roadshow, Texas Library Association. San Antonio, Texas.

 

Stephens, M. (2007, April). Toward library 2.0. Presented at the Southwest Florida Library Network Technology Day. Naples, Florida.

 

Stephens, M. (2007, April). The hyperlinked library. Presented at the Charleston Public Library Staff Day, Charleston, South Carolina.

 

Stephens, M. (2007, March). Library 2.0. Presented at the Virginia Library Administrators Meeting, Williamsburg, Virginia.

 

Stephens, M. (2007, March). Library 2.0. Presented at the Nassau County Library System, Nassau County, New York.

 

Stephens, M. (2007, February). The hyperlinked library. Presented at the Boston Public Library Staff Institute, Boston, Massachusetts.

 

Stephens, M. (2007, February). The hyperlinked library. Presented at the Hennepin County Public Library Staff Institute, Minnetonka, Minnesota.

 

Stephens, M. (2007, January). The next generation sharing librarian. Presented at the ALA Midwinter, Seattle, Washington.

 

Stephens, M. (2007, January). Who’s watching your space?  Presented at the OCLC Symposium, Presentation and Moderation, ALA Midwinter, Seattle, Washington, January 2007.

 

Stephens, M. (2006, December). The hyperlinked library. Presented at the Maricopa County Public Library Staff Institute, Phoenix, Arizona.

 

Stephens, M. (2006, November). Top technology trends. Presented at the Master Speaker Series. California Library Association, Sacramento, California.

 

Stephens, M. (2006, October). What OCLC’s perceptions report can teach public libraries. Presented at the Polaris Users Group, Syracuse, New York.

 

Stephens, M. & Levine, J. (2006, July). Conversation, community, connections, and collaboration: Practical, new technologies for user-centered services. Presented at the Social Software & Libraries Workshop, Darien Public Library (with Jenny Levine), Darien, Connecticut.

 

Stephens, M. & Levine, J. (2006, July). Conversation, community, connections, and collaboration: Practical, new technologies for user-centered services. Presented at the Social Software & Libraries Workshop (with Jenny Levine), Princeton Public Library, Princeton, New Jersey.

 

Stephens, M. (2006, May). Toward library 2.0: Training, technology, & the big picture. Presented for Minnesota Libraries and SELCO, five locations.

 

Stephens, M. (2006, April). Technology planning in libraries. Presented at the Texas Library Association.

 

Stephens, M. & Levine, J. (2006, April). Social software for libraries. Presented at the Washington State Library Association.

 

Stephens, M. (2006, March). Blogger’s toolkit workshop. Presented at the Joint Conference of the Kentucky Library Association Academic and Special Sections and the KY-SLA Chapter, Prestonsburg Kentucky.

 

Stephens, M. & Levine, J. (2006, March). Community building through your web site. Presented at the Public Library Association, Boston, Massachusetts.

 

Stephens, M. & Levine, J. (2006, March). Conversation, community, connections, and collaboration: Practical, new technologies for user-centered services. Presented at the Social Software & Libraries Workshop.  Metropolitan Library System, Burr Ridge, Illinois.

 

Stephens, M. (2006, February). The blog people: Librarians generating content and communication. Presented at the Ontario Library Association Superconference, Toronto, Ontario.

 

Stephens, M. & Levine, J. (2006, February). Technology and education: Are library schools doing an adequate job? Presented at the Ontario Library Association Superconference, Toronto, Ontario.

 

Stephens, M. (2006, February). Who are the blog people: Librarians and weblogs. Presented at the Faculty of Information Studies Invited Speakers Series. University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario.

 

Stephens, M. (2006, January). Optimizing technology in libraries. Presented at Tech Day, Panhandle Library Access Network, Niceville, Florida.

 

Stephens, M. (2005, November). Chicago public library Scholars in Residence presentations. Chicago Public Library, Chicago, Illinois.

 

Stephens, M. (2005, June). Optimizing Technology in Libraries. Presented at the University of North Texas Libraries, Denton, Texas.

 

Stephens, M., Levine, J. & Fox, M. (2005, May). Syndicate, aggregate, communicate: New web tools in real applications for libraries, companies and regular folk. Presented at the New England American Society of Information Science & Technology Meeting, Providence, Rhode Island.

 

Stephens, M. & Schmidt, A. (2005, February). The lis blogosphere: Toward a working taxonomy. Presented at the Online Social Networks Conference at http://socialnets.org, online.

 

Stephens, M. (2005, February). Exploring LIS weblogs. Presented at the Purdue University Libraries, West Lafayette, Indiana.

 

Stephens, M. & Lewandowski, R. (2004, May). Suburban library system technology summit: Staff and user technology training. Presented at Burr Ridge, Illinois.

 

Stephens, M. (2000, July). Bibliographic instruction in the age of technology. Presented at the Federal Library and Information Center Committee Institute: Reference Skills for the 21st Century, Library of Congress, Washington DC.

 

 

International Presentations

 

Stephens, M. (2012, October). Our Common Purpose: Libraries and LIS Education in Flux. Library 2.012 Conference, online.

 

Stephens, M. (2012, October). “23 Things” as Transformative Learning: Promoting Confidence, Curiosity and Communication via Library Staff Professional Development. Library 2.012 Conference, online.

 

Stephens, M. (2010, October). Transparency in hyperlinked libraries. Presented (via Skype) at the Internet Librarian International, London, England.

 

Stephens, M. & Cheetham, W. (2010, February). The impact and benefits of learning 2.0 programmes in australian libraries. Presented at VALA 2010, Melbourne, Australia.

 

Stephens, M. & Coers, R. (2006, October). 20 more tips for technology training in libraries. Presented at Internet Librarian International, London, England.

 

Stephens, M. & Coers, R. (2005, October). 20 tips for technology training in libraries. Presented at Internet Librarian International, London, England.

 

Stephens, M. (2005, October). Digital tools for librarians. Presented at Internet Librarian International, London, England.

 

Stephens, M. (2004, October). Technology planning for libraries. Presented at Internet Librarian International, London, England.

 

Stephens, M. (2004, October). Top tech issues in libraries. Presented at Internet Librarian International, London, England.

 

 

National Presentations

 

Stephens, M. (2010, March). Measuring the value & effect of learning 2.0 programs in public libraries. Presented at the Public Library Association annual meeting, Portland, Oregon.

 

Stephens, M. (2005, October). Technology projects & staff buy-in. Presented at the Internet Librarian conference, Monterey, California, October.

 

Stephens, M. (2005, March). Optimizing technology in libraries. Presented at Computers in Libraries, Washington DC.

 

Stephens, M. & Schmidt, A. (2005, March). Collaboration & IM: Breaking down boundaries. Presented at Computers in Libraries, Washington DC.

 

Stephens, M. & Schmidt, A. (2004, November). IM and libraries. Presented at Internet Librarian, Monterey, California.

 

Stephens, M. (2004, November). Creating internet-savvy patrons. Presented at Internet Librarian, Monterey, California.

 

Stephens, M. & Cohen, S. (2004, November). Teaching weblogs to staff. Presented at Internet Librarian, Monterey, California.

 

Stephens, M. & Lewandowski, R. (2004, March). Celebrating library staff with technology. Presented at Computers in Libraries, Washington DC.

 

Stephens, M. (2003, March). Designing training sessions for libraries. Presented at Computers in Libraries, Washington DC.

 

Stephens, M. (2002, November). Technology skills for live librarians. Presented at Internet Librarian, Palm Springs, California.

 

Stephens, M. (2002, March). Mastering a training program. Presented at Computers in Libraries, Washington DC.

 

Stephens, M. (2001, March). Bibliographic instruction in the age of technology. Presented at  Computers in Libraries, Washington DC.

 

Stephens, M. (2000, March). The nuts & bolts of sjcpl’s technology training program. Presented at Computers in Libraries, Washington DC.

 

Poster Presentations

 

Stephens, M. (2006, January). Who are the blog people? A survey of librarians and their motivations for blogging. Presented at the Works in Progress Poster Session, Association for Library and Information Science Educators, San Antonio, Texas, January 16, 2006.

 

 

Workshops

 

Stephens, M. (2011, November). Taming Technolust. Presented at Arizona Library Association Conference, Tucson, Arizona.

 

Stephens, M. (2011, March). Taming Technolust. Presented at Arizona State Library     Technology Workshop, Phoenix, Arizona

 

Stephens, M. (2011, June). Taming Technolust. Presented at Finger Lakes Library System      Technology Workshop, Ithaca, New York.

 

Stephens, M. (2005, October). Blogger’s toolkit. Presented at the Internet Librarian International, London, UK.

 

Stephens, M., Wiseman, D. & Wiseman, S. (2005, Spring). Reinventing libraries: Purpose, patrons, people and processes. Presented at the Indiana Cooperative Library Service Authority (INCOLSA) Workshops, 3 Sessions, Kokomo.

 

Stephens, M. (2005, March). Organizational weblogs: Opportunities, strategies, tools. Presented at Computers in Libraries, Washington DC.

 

Stephens, M. & Schmidt, A. (2005, March). Technology planning for libraries: Avoiding technolust & technobust. Presented at Computers in Libraries, Washington DC.

 

Stephens, M. & Brandt, D. S. (2005, March). Toolbox of techniques for teaching technology to adult learners. Presented at Computers in Libraries, Washington DC.

 

Stephens, M. & Brandt, D. S. (2004, November). Make learning stick: Training adult learners. Presented at Internet Librarian, Monterey, California.

 

Stephens, M. (2004, October). Make learning stick: Training adult learners. Presented at Internet Librarian International, London, England.

 

Stephens, M. & Brandt, D. S. (2004, March). Make learning stick: Training adult learners. Presented at Computers in Libraries, Washington DC.

 

Stephens, M. & Brandt, D. S. (2003, November). Make learning stick: Training adult learners. Internet Librarian, Monterey, California.

 

Stephens, M. (2003, August). Reference skills for 21st century librarians. Presented at the Kendallville Public Library Staff In-Service Day, Kendallville, Indiana.

 

Stephens, M. (2003). The reference interview in the 21st century. Presented in four sessions at various cities for the Indiana Cooperative Library Service Authority (INCOLSA) Workshops.

 

Stephens, M. (2001, April). Web skills for library staff.  Presented at the Marian Public Library, Marian, Indiana.

 

Online Programs

Stephens, M. (2008, Summer). All together now: A learning 2.0 experience. Online program designed for School Library Journal. http://tametheweb.com/sljlearning20/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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