Report Update: Share Your Story (September 2022)

I continue collecting low-morale experience narratives from people who work in various types of library workplaces. Below are updated data (n=127). You may also review an earlier report of this dataset. 37% of respondents are experienced librarians/archivists; 26% are mid-career librarians/archivists; 31% are new librarians/archivists. 64% are currently dealing with low-morale. 35% of these incidentsContinue reading “Report Update: Share Your Story (September 2022)”

Report: Low Morale at Unionized Library Workplaces – Part 2 (August 2022)

In an earlier post, I shared the latest quantitative data from my data collection project on the role/impact of library/organization unions during low-morale experiences. This post shares quantitative data from the project (n=26). (52% of respondents did not report instances of abuse or neglect to their union rep). If you did not report the abuse,Continue reading “Report: Low Morale at Unionized Library Workplaces – Part 2 (August 2022)”

Report: Low Morale at Unionized Library Workplaces – Part 1 (August 2022)

Throughout my studies, librarians mentioned that either they were working in an organization with a union – or that their library’s workforce were contemplating starting a union. Additionally, there has been increased efforts from library workers who seek (or have successfully gained) labor organizing and/or collective bargaining rights and recognition. My previous studies also hintedContinue reading “Report: Low Morale at Unionized Library Workplaces – Part 1 (August 2022)”

Report Update: Public Libraries Low Morale Spot-Check (July 2022)

In addition to collecting low-morale spot-check data for academic libraries, I’m also gathering spot-check data for public libraries – you can review earlier public library data here. Both surveys remain open, so please participate according to your current library workplace.  Since the original report, I’ve published a low-morale study focusing on public librarians. The followingContinue reading “Report Update: Public Libraries Low Morale Spot-Check (July 2022)”

Report Update: Job-Hunting during Low-Morale Experiences – Part 2 (March 2022)

This report update reveals qualitative responses of my job hunting during low-morale experiences data collection project. You can view earlier qualitative responses here and here. If you haven’t started looking for a job yet, how have your job search concerns impacted your daily work? “I feel stuck, like I’ll be stuck at my current job,Continue reading “Report Update: Job-Hunting during Low-Morale Experiences – Part 2 (March 2022)”

Report Update: Job-Hunting during Low-Morale Experiences – Part 1 (March 2022)

Since December 2019, I’ve been collecting data about job hunting during low-morale experiences. The project explores how people who are contending with negative impacts of workplace abuse and neglect navigate job-seeking processes.  While this survey sparked my now published study on leaving low-morale experiences, I am continuing the survey. You can see the initial reportContinue reading “Report Update: Job-Hunting during Low-Morale Experiences – Part 1 (March 2022)”

Report Update: How Deauthentication Impacts BIPOC Academic Librarians’ Library Practice (February 2022)

This report offers an update of the qualitative data in my open survey focusing on the impact factor of deauthentication,“a cognitive process that People of Color (PoC) traverse to prepare for or navigate predominantly White workplace environments, resulting in decisions that hide or reduce aspects of the influence of their ethnic, racial, or cultural identity,  and Continue reading “Report Update: How Deauthentication Impacts BIPOC Academic Librarians’ Library Practice (February 2022)”

Report Update: Barriers to Authenticity for BIPOC Academic Librarians (February 2022)

This update offers more qualitative data offered by respondents to my ongoing survey on deauthenticity – please participate if this topic resonates with you; and you can review earlier data here. For review, deauthentication is “a cognitive process that People of Color (PoC) traverse to prepare for or navigate predominantly White workplace environments, resulting inContinue reading “Report Update: Barriers to Authenticity for BIPOC Academic Librarians (February 2022)”

Report Update: Academic Library Low Morale Spot-Check Survey Results (January 2022)

Since 2018, I’ve been gathering and reporting information on the up-t0-the-moment concerns academic librarians have been considering during their low-morale experiences (you may review previous reports here, here, and here). A secondary purpose of this data collection project is to offer people a place to share anonymously their immediate concerns about their low-morale experience orContinue reading “Report Update: Academic Library Low Morale Spot-Check Survey Results (January 2022)”

Report Update: Low Morale and COVID-19, Part 2 (November 2021)

This is the second of a two-part report summarizing November 2, 2021 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: These past fewContinue reading “Report Update: Low Morale and COVID-19, Part 2 (November 2021)”