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.

Welcome to INFO 200 Information Communities

Greetings all! Welcome to INFO 200 Information Communities Sections 02 & 17! This course focuses outward on the people librarians and information professionals serve, those who are creating, using and sharing information. Framing the course as outward-­facing reflects exactly how our graduates and information professionals should view the world. Instead of putting the library in the center, […]

Action Items: Getting Started with INFO 200

Greetings all! Here are some Action Items to get us started with INFO 200. If you haven’t already create your account on our section site (that’s here!): Start here: https://infocom.hyperlib.sjsu.edu/register/ Fill in your name, username, e-mail, and create a strong password. You are free to use a pseudonym, but please tell me who you are! Enter in […]