Hyperlinked Library from Micheal Stephens

Here is a great video on the Hyperlinked Library from Michael Stephens.

Themes from the short video include:


  • Participation

o   Participatory Service

o   Users adding to service and engaged in the planning and evaluation processes

  • Transparency

o   Open and inclusive planning

o   Open conversation (physically and digital)

o   No secrets!

o   User-driven policies not driving users away

  • Humanism and kindness

o   Libraries should encourage the heart

o   Bring our heart with us to our users

  • Immersive community engagement

o   Gather your tribe or crowd

o   Build relatedness

  • Creativity

o   Local creators adding to local collections

Check out the video here:


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