Professional Publications


A listing of Michael’s professional publications.

Invited Essays:
Library Technology Reports:
  • Stephens, M. (2007). Web 2.0 & libraries, part 2: Trends and technologies. Chicago, IL: ALA TechSource.
  • Stephens, M. (2006). Web 2.0 & libraries: Best practices for social software. Chicago, IL: ALA TechSource.
Articles in LIS Professional Publications:
  • Stephens, M. & Campbell, M. (2015). MOOCs: Transforming LIS professional development programs. Education Letter Queens University, Spring/Summer 2015.
  • Stephens, M. (2012). Learning Everywhere: A Roadmap. ACCESS, 26(4), pp. 4-6.
  • Cheetham, W. & Stephens, M. (2010). From a distance: Using emerging technology to organise a study about emerging technology. inCite, 31(1/2), 14.
  • Stephens, M. (2010). The hyperlinked school library: Explore, engage, celebrate. Access, 24(1), 5-8.
  • Kern, M. K., & Stephens, M. (2008). Taming technolust: Ten steps for planning in a 2.0 world. Reference and User Services Quarterly, 47(4), 314-317.
  • Jones, M. A. & Stephens, M. (2008). Welcome to web 2.0: Rounding up new technologies, Serials Librarian, 53(4), 185-193.
  • Stephens, M. (2007). Dispatches from the field – Web 2.0 and you. American Libraries, 38(11), 32.
  • Stephens, M. (2007). Building a community: Create your own social network. Computers in Libraries, 27(10), 46-47.
  • Stephens, M. (2007). Embedding a librarian in your web site using meebo. Computers in Libraries, 27(8), 44-45.
  • Stephens, M. (2007). How to get your wiki working. Library + Information Gazette, July 13-16.
  • Stephens, M. (2007). All about podcasting. Library Media Connection, 25(5), 54-57.
  • Stephens, M. (2007). Creating a librarian’s info-portal with netvibes and RSS. Computers in Libraries, 27(4), 44-45.
  • Stephens, M. (2007). Putting wikis into play. Computers in Libraries, 27(2), 42-43.
  • Stephens, M. (2006). Ten rules for new librarians.” Teacher Librarian, 34(2).
  • Stephens, M. (2006). The read/write school library. School Library Journal, 52(12), 24
  • Stephens, M. (2006). Dispatches from the Field. American Libraries.37(9), 32
  • Stephens, M. (2006). Priceless images: Getting started with flickr. Computers in Libraries, 26(10), 44-45.
  • Stephens, M. (2006). Into a new world of librarianship, OCLC NextSpace, 2. Retrieved from http://www.oclc.org/nextspace/002/3.htm.
  • Stephens, M. (2006). Ten tips for technology training. Computers in Libraries, 26(5), 34-35.
  • Gordon, R. (2006). IM = FASTER virtual reference on the cheap!. Computers in Libraries, 26(4), 36-37.
  • Stephens, M. (2006). Promoting gaming programs in libraries, Marketing Library Services, 20(2), 8.
  • Stephens, M. (2006). How and why to try a blog for staff communication. Computers in Libraries, 26(2), 50-51.
  • Gordon, R., & Stephens, M. (2006). Welcome to our world!. Computers in Libraries, 26(1), 40-41
  • Kenney, B., & Stephens, M. (2005). Talkin’ blogs. (Cover story). Library Journal, 130(16), 38-41.
  • Kenney, B., & Stephens, M. (2005). The feel-good librarian. Library Journal, 130(16), 41.
  • Stephens, M. (2005). The iPod experiments. Library Journal, 13022-25.
  • Stephens, M. (2005). Libraries get podcasting. Library Journal, 13024.
  • Schmidt, A., & Stephens, M. (2005). IM me. Library Journal, 130(6), 34-35.
  • Stephens, M. (2004). Technoplans vs. technolust. Library Journal, 129(18), 36-37.
  • Stephens, M. (2004). Here come the trainers!. Public Libraries, 43(4), 214-16.
Recurring Columns:
  • 2010-  Office hours, column in Library Journal. Monthly.
  • 2009-2010 Klerk, J. & Stephens, M. Open conversation, column in Digitale Bibliotheek (Dutch library magazine).
  • 2008-2010 Casey, M. & Stephens, M.  The transparent library, column in Library Journal. Monthly.