Technology lecture series with Michael Stephens, Ph.D.

December 14, 2007
10:30AM –11:30AM
900 Library Plaza

Michael Stephens, Ph.D., is currently Assistant Professor in the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at Dominican University in River Forest, Illinois.

After receiving an MLIS from Indiana University, he spent over fifteen years working in public libraries, where he developed a passion for the practical application of technology.

He published The Library Internet Trainer's Toolkit in 2001, and two years later, he launched his popular weblog, Tame the Web. Since then, Michael's writing has appeared in Public Libraries, Library Journal, Computers in Libraries, and a host of other publications.

In 2004, Michael was awarded an IMLS doctoral fellowship at University of North Texas, where he conducted research on social software and blogging. Named a "Mover and Shaker" by Library Journal in 2005, Michael joined Dominican's faculty in 2006 and completed his Ph.D. in 2007. Recently, he has produced two ALA Library Technology Reports on Web 2.0.

Michael has spoken to audiences in over 25 states and in three countries. When not traveling or teaching, he resides in Mishawaka, Indiana, and enjoys escaping to Traverse City, Michigan.

What technology trends are changing the way we work and play? What trends have you tapped into?

Join Michael Stephens, Assistant Professor at Dominican University's Graduate School of Library and Information Science, for an overview of trends and how libraries are responding.

Michael Stephens has spoken to audiences in over 25 states and in three countries. He also writes a monthly column, “The Transparent Library,” in Library Journal with Michael Casey. His blog, Tame the Web, is read avidly by many librarians.

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