Low Morale: Transmuted Into Sound

Mimi Stockton, a student at the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill School of Library and Information Science (UNC-CH SLIS), has created a digital scholarship project Titled, “Sounds of Low Morale: An Analysis of the Demoralizing Experiences of Librarians and Their Triggers Through Sound.” Using quantitative and qualitative data reported in my published PublicContinue reading “Low Morale: Transmuted Into Sound”

For the Good of the Order – A Mental Health Awareness Month LIS Collaboration

In observance of Mental Health Awareness Month, Renewals is partnering with mindfulinlis founder Amanda M. Leftwich to lead For the Good of the Order, a collaborative LIS well-being event.  Every Wednesday in May, join Renewals and mindfulinlis for five minutes to take some time in community and slow down for short renewal and awareness practices.Continue reading “For the Good of the Order – A Mental Health Awareness Month LIS Collaboration”

Renewal Workshop at NCLA 2019 Conference

I’m very honored to announce that the Renewal Workshop will be offered at the North Carolina Library Association’s Biennial Conference in October. The workshop is generously sponsored by the NCLA Roundtable for Ethnic Minority Concerns (REMCO) The Renewal Workshop is slated as a pre-conference event and is scheduled for Tuesday, October 15 from 1:30 p.m.Continue reading “Renewal Workshop at NCLA 2019 Conference”

Award Notice.

Today the Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL) announced that I’ve been named the 2019 Academic/Research Librarian of the Year.  According to ACRL, the award “recognizes an outstanding member of the library profession who has made a significant national or international contribution to academic/research librarianship and library development.” The announcement goes on to shareContinue reading “Award Notice.”

Grant Awarded for Low Morale Studies

The University of South Carolina Lancaster’s Research and Productive Scholarship Award allows faculty and staff to compete for funding annually.  I’m really pleased to share that I’ve been awarded funding that will help support data analysis for my current low morale studies focusing on public librarians and business and nonprofit organization employees. Learn more about previous RPS Awards.Continue reading “Grant Awarded for Low Morale Studies”

Launching Soon: A New Low Morale Study

My next study – focusing on the low morale experiences of North American employees working in corporations and nonprofit organizations – has been approved by my Institutional Review Board.  The participant invitation will be available soon – watch this blog for more details.