Recorded: Library Responses to COVID-19: Impacts on Ongoing Low-morale Experiences

In June 2020, the National Network of Libraries of Medicine invited me to reprise my #LIBREV(olution) presentation, so I shared updated data from my  Low Morale Experience/COVID-19 (Coronavirus) survey.  At the end of the session, attendees asked great questions from the role of anti-racism activity in reducing low morale in libraries to how to bringContinue reading “Recorded: Library Responses to COVID-19: Impacts on Ongoing Low-morale Experiences”

Recorded: #LIBREV(olution)/#LIBRESILIENCE

In May 2020, I offered a presentation as part of the #LIBRESILIENCE/#LIBREV(olution) free online conference. The presentation, titled “Library responses to COVID-19: Impacts on ongoing low-morale experiences,” offers information about the low-morale experiences and shares data from my open survey centering library responses to COVID-19 and those responses’ impact on already established low-morale experiences. YouContinue reading “Recorded: #LIBREV(olution)/#LIBRESILIENCE”

Recorded: National Network of Libraries of Medicine Panel Session

In April 2020 I joined National Network of the Libraries of Medicine representative Bobbi L. Newman, along with co-panelists Jenn Carson, Madeleine Charney, Fobazi Ettarh, Amanda Leftwich, and Eamon Tewell to discuss the impacts of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) on library employees and best practices for counteracting these impacts.  No doubt some of these names are familiarContinue reading “Recorded: National Network of Libraries of Medicine Panel Session”

Report: BIPOC, Low Morale, & COVID-19 (April 2020)

Late last month I shared quantitative and qualitative results of my ongoing survey on the impact of COVID-19 on low-morale experiences. As a follow-up – and to support the data I shared during this month’s two BIPOC in LIS Mental Health Summits – I am revisiting the data to highlight the responses and experiences ofContinue reading “Report: BIPOC, Low Morale, & COVID-19 (April 2020)”

Report Update: Low Morale and COVID-19, Part 2 (March 2020)

This is the second of a two-part report summarizing the latest results of my ongoing survey on the impact of COVID-19 on ongoing low-morale experiences. This second part centers qualitative data. Please view the first part focusing on quantitative data. Please share your experience(s) of increased abuse/neglect during the COVID-19 pandemic: Critical questions and emailsContinue reading “Report Update: Low Morale and COVID-19, Part 2 (March 2020)”

Report Update: Low Morale and COVID-19, Part 1 (March 2020)

It’s been about two weeks since I launched my survey tracking COVID-19’s (Novel Coronavirus) impact on ongoing low-morale experiences. Check this Tweet thread for nascent results, which reflected all participants at that time (n=46). This study focuses on people who were already dealing with low-morale before the discovery and development of the COVID-19 pandemic inContinue reading “Report Update: Low Morale and COVID-19, Part 1 (March 2020)”

Early Report: Low-Morale Experiences and COVID-19 (March 2020)

Earlier this evening I created and distributed an informal survey documenting if and how library responses to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) are impacting ongoing low-morale experiences. For expediency’s sake, I tweeted the survey’s nascent results. Future summaries of this survey data will be reported here at Renewals. The survey will remain open during the U.S. NationalContinue reading “Early Report: Low-Morale Experiences and COVID-19 (March 2020)”