I am honored to be presenting a talk at the Information Services & Information Management school at the University of Applied Sciences in The Hague in three weeks. If you are attending, please say hello. Here is the abstract: Information Environments & Technologies for a Hyperlinked World As mobile device and ubiquitous computing become the norm, access to information is available practically anytime and anyplace. What does it mean to have the world of information in the palm of your hand? How do we navigate social information space successfully? What does the future hold? From hyperlocal collections to hyper-connected social networks, Dr. Michael […]
Last week I took part in a SJSU SLISConnect event designed to introduce faculty to our students. I spoke about my career in libraries, my research and my classes. The slides are here: http://dl.dropbox.com/u/239835/SLIS/StephensSLISConnect.pdf I really appreciated this chance to interact with our students.
I have an article up at InfoToday Europe on the CAVAL Australian research: http://www.infotoday.eu/Articles/Editorial/Featured-Articles/Exploring-the-impact-of-Learning-2.0-78002.aspx Results of the research project have been presented at conferences in Australia and the United States as well as in published articles. Here is a breakdown of some of the major findings of the research: Better awareness of new technologies and inclusivity is a result of the programme. Aligning with one of the most popular category responses of the national survey, the case study findings at CityLibraries also reflect a general feeling that the programme creates better awareness of emerging technologies and offers a chance for […]