Renewals Reach: Critical librarianship at work

Feretti discusses the development of critical librarianship. particularly as it relates to information literacy pedagogy, while recognizing that the development of critical libraianship in the literature and in the library instruction classroom has not been reflected in library colleagues’ daily interactions. As such, Ferretti argues that contemporary critical librarianship feels performative. 

The original low morale study (2017) and the study centering racial and ethnic minority academic librarians (with Ione T. Damasco, 2019) are mentioned in Ferreti’s closing statement underscoring the need for empathy and associated states of courage, which would move critical librarianship from theory to action.

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