Daily Archives: May 13, 2014

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Thanks Amigos Library System: “Finding Balance: Reflective Practice & the Profession.” #strikingbalance

Slides are here: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/239835/StephensKeynoteAmigos.pdf The slides are lean and feature shots from my Instagram – this was a fun deck to put together. Resources: Holding Us Back: http://lj.libraryjournal.com/2013/04/opinion/michael-stephens/holding-us-back-office-hours/ Infinite Learning: http://lj.libraryjournal.com/2013/10/opinion/michael-stephens/infinite-learning-office-hours/ Learning to Learn: http://lj.libraryjournal.com/2013/06/opinion/michael-stephens/learning-to-learn-office-hours/ Mobile at the Library: http://lj.libraryjournal.com/2013/11/opinion/michael-stephens/mobile-at-the-library-office-hours/ Notes from Some Small Islands: http://lj.libraryjournal.com/2013/12/opinion/michael-stephens/notes-from-some-small-islands-office-hours/ Reflective Practice: http://lj.libraryjournal.com/2014/01/opinion/michael-stephens/reflective-practice-office-hours/

New Article: Evaluating library and IT staff responses to disruption and change in higher education

Academic 15: Evaluating library and IT staff responses to disruption and change in higher educationby Michael Stephens, David Wedaman, Ellen Freeman, Alison Hicks, Gail Matthews–DeNatale, Diane Wahl, and Lisa Spiro.First Monday, Volume 19, Number 5 – 5 May 2014http://firstmonday.org/ojs/index.php/fm/article/view/4635/3878doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.5210/fm.v19i5. Academic 15 (A15), an interview–based research project, explores the perceptions of university library and information technology (IT) staff related to the challenges impacting higher education as a result of technological advances. Faced with disruption on many fronts, academic library and IT staff have adapted and adopted a number of tools and processes to cope with accelerating change. This includes seeking out […]