Daily Archives: October 13, 2017

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Thanks Ohio Library Council! Adopt or Adapt?

Thanks to all the great folks at the Ohio Library Council. I had a wonderful time in Dayton. My talk: Adopt or Adapt: Approaches to Emerging Tech and Trends Presenter: Michael Stephens, San Jose State University There’s no doubt about it. Library Information Science has become a technology-driven field. Information technology is impacting every industry right now, and libraries are no different. Note the influx of job descriptions for emerging tech librarians, user experience specialists, and others who guide technology-focused projects and departments. But, emerging tech is just one part of the bigger picture. The best librarians will be creative, […]


LAWRENCEVILLE, GA, October 10, 2017 — Gwinnett County Public Library and the San José State University School of Information will co-sponsor the Innovative Librarians Award to recognize library science graduate students who put forward new ideas that improve libraries and library services. Nominations will be judged by public librarians with years of frontline, managerial, and administrative experience. “When hiring professional librarians, we’re always looking for those who are willing to put forth their innovative ideas and be agents of change,” says Michael Casey, GCPL Director of Customer Experience. “What better way to discover new and innovative ideas while at the […]