A new project explores and challenges traditional library dissemination. The tools are taken from gamification which intentionally uses game elements to involve and engage users. A virtual tour of a city uncovering hidden treasures, small engaging ways of improving existing services and a new digital experience at the library – this is what the joint project Gamification – activating cultural dissemination resulted in. A project taken on by three libraries: Guldborgsund Public Library, Aarhus Public Library and Hjørring Public Library in their attempt to involve users in their services more actively. Each library contributed with a sub-project exploiting gamification, […]
Monthly Archives: September 2014
Citation: Michael Stephens , (2014) “23 mobile things: self-directed and effective professional learning: “, Library Management , Vol. 35 Iss: 8/9, pp. –. Purpose The purpose of this paper is to examine the “Mobile 23 Things” survey results from the program offered by Guldborgsund-bibliotekerne (a public library in Denmark) and present the findings as support for professional development models to increase library staff familiarity with emerging technologies. Design/methodology/approach Using an integrated, exploratory approach, a Web-based survey tool, developed for a previous Learning 2.0 study, was adapted for this study, with survey questions translated English – Danish, and responses Danish – English. The data […]
Thanks to all at SEFLIN and all who attended my keynote session this morning. The slides are here: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/239835/SEFLINStephensUXLearning.pdf Information about the conference: https://netforum.avectra.com/eweb/DynamicPage.aspx?Site=SEFLIN&WebCode=2014virtconf
I can’t believe it’s already my fourth year at the School of Information at San Jose State University. This is my 4th year dossier. It grew out of the one binder I turned in 2 years ago! It’s all about the tabs!
September 19: Opening Session: “The Future of UX in Libraries: Learning Everywhere.” SEFLIN Virtual Conference UX: Seeing Your Library Through the User’s Eyes. October 8: “The Hyperlinked Library” COSLINE 2014 Library Development Directors Conclave, Cape May, New Jersey. October 10: Plenary Session: “Driving Change, Creating Experience, Moving Forward.” West Virginia Library Association, Snowshoe Mountain, West Virginia. October 13: Presentation for West Virginia University Library in Morgantown, West Virginia. October 23: Keynote: “Learning Everywhere: The Power of Hyperlinked Libraries.” Virginia Library Association, Williamsburg, Virginia. October 27: “Hyperlinked Library MOOC Research.” Internet Librarian, virtual presentation. November 7: “Hyperlinked Learning Experiences at Public Libraries: MOOCs & Beyond.” […]