Welcome to 21st Century Library Blog. This blog offers a collaborative forum for the library community, and anyone else interested in the subject of creating 21st Century libraries and librarianship.
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The Blog was established by Dr. Steve Matthews, whose doctorate is in Adult and Continuing Education. As a career Army officer, Steve served tours as helicopter flight instructor, academic instructor, unit commander and unit training officer. His MLS is from Emporia State University, Emporia, KS, in 1996. Prior to that he earned an MS in Systems Management (Drucker not computers) from USC in 1982. After retiring with 25 years of military service, Steve has also been the:
• Training Director, TATCA Program, Federal Aviation Administration at NASA’s Ames Research Center, Moffett Naval Air Station, CA,
• Dean, Cranford College in Hutchinson, KS,
• Director, Overland Park Campus of Kansas Wesleyan University, and
• Director, Research and Publications Division, Koch Crime Institute in Topeka, KS.
Steve has several years experience as Adjunct Faculty, Criminal Justice Department, Washburn University in Topeka, KS, where he taught three online distance learning courses in School Violence, Gangs, and Legal Liability of Enforcing School Discipline. At Emporia State University while pursuing an MLS degree, he taught presentation graphics software courses to ESU faculty and staff. Steve was an Assistant Professor of Business at Kansas Wesleyan University’s Overland Park Campus where he taught Business Administration, Marketing Research and Management Information Systems courses to undergraduate students.
For the first five years of this century he and his wife owned their own business developing education technology in Kansas, where he gained experience in distance education. Steve is currently a Library Specialist at the Utah State Library, Salt Lake City.
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