Monthly Archives: August 2013





Just submitted my abstract for my keynote at LIANZA 2013. I am honored that my keynote presentation is sponsored by Victoria University of Wellington! 🙂 LEARNING EVERYWHERE: The Transformative Power of Hyperlinked Libraries Michael Stephens, PhD, San JosĂ© State University, San JosĂ©, California USA Mobile and Web technologies are creating […]

Learning Everywhere in New Zealand


September 26, 2013: “Learning Everywhere: Ten Mobile Things to Explore & Use” Presentation & Immersive Laboratory workshop, NORWELD, Bowling Green, Ohio. September 30, 2013: “Of MOOCs & Mayhem,” Roles for Libraries — MOOCs, eLearning & Gamification, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. October 10, 2013: “Learning Everywhere,” Presentation for staff, Washington University Libraries, St. […]

Upcoming Presentations Fall 2013



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http://ischool.sjsu.edu/about/news/detail/new-resource-explores-23-online-tools-help-information-professionals Learning new technology can be challenging. With that in mind, SLISConnect, the combined student and alumni association at the SJSU information school, recently developed an online resource aimed at helping students and alumni explore tools that can foster academic and professional success. Launched in July, 23 Things for SLIS […]

More on “23 Things for SLIS Students and Alumni”


Warren: Hi Justin! I found this weird avant garde art video online that you’re featured in! I didn’t realize you were into that – tell me more! Justin: No, not an art video…I was actually testing out On Air Google+ Hangouts with my co-worker James McNutt. We’re using the On Air Hangouts […]

Making mistakes in our daily work: A TTW Conversation between ...



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Note from Michael: Carlie will be a Participatory Learning Guide for the #hyperlibMOOC this fall. She was a WISE student in my classes at SJSU SLIS. Her ideas below resonate with my teaching and views. Enjoy…   As a recent LIS graduate I really don’t feel different, but looking back […]

Follow-up: A New Librarian’s Promise – A TTW Guest Post ...




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During the month of July 2013, my colleagues, community partners, fifty teens, and I were stationed on The 2nd Floor of the Chattanooga Public Library for DEV DEV: Summer of Code.  It was, to be completely honest with you, the greatest single experience I have ever had in a public […]

DEV DEV – Summer of Code at the Chattanooga Public ...


I totally forgot to link to my July column: http://lj.libraryjournal.com/2013/06/opinion/michael-stephens/learning-to-learn-office-hours/ How might staff development days evolve? I was impressed with the activities at Highland Park Public Library, IL, when I spoke at the library’s staff day a couple of years ago. Staff participated in a live, hands-on “passport to technology” […]

Office Hours: Learning to Learn