Renewals Reach: Toxic Positivity in Librarianship

Contextualizing the impacts of the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic, which have combined and augmented the previously established cultural, economic, and political gaps in library workplaces, Virginia Moran and Talia Nadir discuss the convergence of toxic positivity, resilience narratives, and vocational awe in their invited paper for the Association of College & Research Libraries’ 2021 Conference. NotingContinue reading “Renewals Reach: Toxic Positivity in Librarianship”

ACRL 2019 Academic/Research Librarian of the Year Award Acceptance Speech

[This post was originally published on April 18, 2019 at The Ink On The Page.] Following are my remarks after being presented with the 2019 Association of College & Research Libraries 2019 Academic/Research Librarian of the Year Award. Good morning everyone! I hope you’re having a great conference. I sure am! I am unbelievably honored toContinue reading “ACRL 2019 Academic/Research Librarian of the Year Award Acceptance Speech”

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.”