Recorded: Library Leadership Podcast (November 2021)

Library Leadership Podcast host Adriane Juarez recently invited me to discuss my low-morale studies and how they can inform formal library leaders who want to improve their organization’s cultures, as well as some impact factors that may be influencing their own experiences. Listen to the episode.

Recorded: @mindfulinlis

Enjoy my interview (originally released in May 2020) with Amanda Leftwich, the founder of @mindfulinlis. I share the markers of low-morale experiences and discuss best practices for leaders (that means you – with or without a title) to reduce workplace abuse and neglect in their workplaces. View this post on Instagram A post shared byContinue reading “Recorded: @mindfulinlis”

Recorded: LibVoices Podcast

LibVoices hosts Amanda M. Leftwich, Jamia Williams, and Jamillah R. Gabriel interviewed me about how I decided to become a librarian. I also share ideas about the implementation of equity, diversity, and inclusion values, work-life balance, and how ego helps workplace abuse and neglect continue. “Wants keep you stuck. They are a part of self-supposition:Continue reading “Recorded: LibVoices Podcast”

Interview: Library Journal (June 2020)

Lisa Peet, Library Journal‘s News Editor, interviewed me about my low morale study on public librarians, including the data that surprised me the most and how I take care of myself when doing this deep research. Read the interview. You can also read my 2019 Library Journal interview about my racial and ethnic minority low morale study.

Interview: Infobase/Credo Reference (April 2020)

Raymond Pun interviewed me about my survey on low morale experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic (see more results here, here, and here). In this short discussion, I share the most concerning emerging data and how I hope the data will be applied in library decision-making as we move through the pandemic (and beyond).  Read theContinue reading “Interview: Infobase/Credo Reference (April 2020)”

Interview: Library Journal (August 2019)

Library Journal’s Deimosa Webber-Rey interviewed me about the low morale study focusing on racial and ethnic minority academic librarians. In the article, I discuss the specific impact factors that affect this group as they traverse the low-morale experience and share my ongoing concerns about the study’s data.  Read more. You can also read my 2020Continue reading “Interview: Library Journal (August 2019)”

Interview: Against the Grain (May 2019)

To recognize winning the 2019 ACRL Academic/Research Librarian of the Year Award, Against the Grain interviewed me at length about my efforts regarding library development and many of my areas of scholarship. I shared details on both, in particular my research on low morale. Read the interview.

Recorded: “Lost in the Stacks” (March 2018)

Earlier this year in mid-March, I was interviewed by the folks at “Lost in the Stacks,” a radio show that airs on the Georgia Institute of Technology’s (GT) student-run WREK station. The show features alternative rock-and-roll music that relates to the show’s topic. In between sets, you’ll hear my discussion with hosts Charlie Bennett andContinue reading “Recorded: “Lost in the Stacks” (March 2018)”