Author Archives: Michael Stephens

About Michael Stephens

Dr. Michael Stephens is an Assistant Professor in the School of Library and Information Science at San Jose State University. His research focuses on use of emerging technologies in libraries and technology learning programs. He currently writes the monthly column “Office Hours” in Library Journal exploring issues, ideas and emerging trends in library and information science education. Stephens has spoken about emerging technologies, innovation, and libraries to audiences in over 26 states and in nine countries. He is fascinated by library buildings and virtual spaces that center around users, participation, creating content, and encouraging the heart. As a professional he worked 15 years in public libraries.

Blog Report #2 Graded

Hey all – I have graded all of the Blog Report #2 posts in Canvas! Thanks for your hard work! I enjoyed reading about your communities and the connections you made to Fisher & Fulton aspects of ICs. Going forward, be sure to follow the Blog Report descriptions and helpers for each one. Leave time […]

APA Style for In-Text Citations

Greetings All, We have been getting a lot of questions from INFO 200 students on how to incorporate APA 7.0 style into blog posts and research papers… Here is a basic outline for better understanding the various types of “In-Text Citations” in both narrative and parenthetical formats: Type of Citation Narrative Format Parenthetical Format One […]

Getting Started with…Literature Review Matrix

The Literature Review Matrix is intended to be critical exploration and evaluation of scholarly writings on a topic(in this case, your information community). In your formal research paper, the literature review provides context and background for your own study and illustrates how your research will contribute to a particular area of study.This assignment meets the […]