SJSU School of Information
Dr. Michael Stephens is Associate Professor in the School of Information at San Jose State University. Dr. Stephens has delivered keynotes, papers, and workshops throughout the US and internationally on topics related to creative and open uses of technology to support and drive library services and learning. Since 2010, Dr. Stephens has written the monthly column “Office Hours” for Library Journal exploring issues, ideas, and emerging trends in libraries and LIS education. He is inspired by library spaces that support user curiosity, encourage participation, nurture the creation of new knowledge, and encourage the heart. He is the author of The Heart of Librarianship and forthcoming Wholehearted Librarianship. In 2018, Dr. Stephens spent a month in Australia visiting libraries, keynoting a multi-national conference, and serving as a visiting scholar at the University of Southern Queensland.To review Dr. Stephen’s archive of work, visit his Tame the Web website and blog http://tametheweb.com.