Renewals Reach: supervisor impact on morale

Kennedy and Garewal offer quantitative support to the role of formal leaders – in this case, supervisors – on academic librarian morale. Their objectives include gathering a quantitative foundation for measuring academic librarians’ workplace morale and analyzing variables that intersect with academic librarian morale and what supervisors influence. The study finds links between morale andContinue reading “Renewals Reach: supervisor impact on morale”

Renewals Reach: Contemplative library practice

Duffy, Rose-Wiles, and Loesch offer an overview of contemplative practice in academia and apply the concept to information literacy/library instruction and pedagogical practice in academic libraries. The authors share their experiences introducing contemplative practice in their organization’s program as a channel to reducing stress and burnout on colleagues, students, and teaching faculty. Access the articleContinue reading “Renewals Reach: Contemplative library practice”