Report: The Renewal Presentation for Massachusetts Library System (September 2021)

In late September, I was hosted virtually by the Massachusetts Library System – I led an online Renewal Presentation event for the membership, sharing the data from my low-morale studies. The event was recorded for Massachusetts Library System members for them to prepare for the subsequent Renewal Colloquia, which are slated for October 6. BeforeContinue reading “Report: The Renewal Presentation for Massachusetts Library System (September 2021)”

Report: The Renewal Presentation @ Northwest ILL & Resource Sharing Virtual Conference (September 2021)

Earlier this month I offered The Renewal Presentation for the opening session of the Northwest Interlibrary Loan & Resource Sharing Virtual Conference (NWILL). During the hour-long event – which included over 200 attendees – I shared comparative data from my low-morale studies, summarized frameworks for the experience, reviewed countermeasures, and answered questions. Before the event, attendeesContinue reading “Report: The Renewal Presentation @ Northwest ILL & Resource Sharing Virtual Conference (September 2021)”

Reserved: The Renewal Presentation and Colloquia @Massachusetts Library System (September and October 2021)

In September and October, I’ll be leading a Renewal Presentation and two Renewal Colloquia for the Massachusetts Library System. The Renewal Presentation, happening on September 22 at 10AM, will focus on selected data from my low morale studies and provide some context for the subsequent Colloquia. I hope you’ll register and attend the presentation (itContinue reading “Reserved: The Renewal Presentation and Colloquia @Massachusetts Library System (September and October 2021)”

Reserved: The Renewal Presentation @Northwest Interlibrary Loan Virtual Conference (September 2021)

I’ve been invited to offer an interactive keynote at this year’s Northwest Interlibrary Loan & Resource Sharing Conference (NWILL), happening on September 1, 2021.  This year, attendees will be offered The Renewal Presentation opportunity, which includes reflections and a chance to ask about the data presented during our time together. Thanks to Miriam Wnuk for theContinue reading “Reserved: The Renewal Presentation @Northwest Interlibrary Loan Virtual Conference (September 2021)”

Report: The Renewal Presentation at Amigos Library Services (June 2021)

Late last month, I led a virtual¬†Renewal Presentation hosted by Amigos Library Services. About 100 people registered for the event, which was offered to ALS members, and I was happy to see the folks who could attend. Event attendees are offered an opportunity to take two surveys:¬† Pre-Presentation Questionnaire (basic demographics and impetus for joiningContinue reading “Report: The Renewal Presentation at Amigos Library Services (June 2021)”

Three Years Up

Today marks Renewals’ three-year anniversary (yesterday was the three-year anniversary of Renewers – Renewals’ connected Facebook community). I recognize that these events also are happening at one year into the COVID-19 Pandemic, and I am hopeful that national and global vaccination efforts will mean communities will be able to safely reconvene soon. In the meantime,Continue reading “Three Years Up”

Report: The Renewal Presentation for AAMLA (February 2021)

Earlier this month, I facilitated a Renewal Presentation as part of the African American Medical Librarians Alliance Caucus (AAMLA)’s “Radical Wellness & Self-Care for Information Professionals” series. I’m thankful the group invited me to take part in these important conversations, which also included a focus on mindfulness, fitness, nutrition, mental health, and more. During theContinue reading “Report: The Renewal Presentation for AAMLA (February 2021)”

Reserved: The Renewal Presentation @ African American Medical Librarians Alliance (February 2021)

On February 10, I’ll be presenting The Renewal Presentation as part of the African American Medical Librarians Alliance’s “Radical Self- Care & Wellness for Information Professionals” series.  I’ll highlight my research on Black, Indigenous, and People of Color’s (BIPOC) low-morale experiences in general and share updates on how this group is faring during the COVID-19Continue reading “Reserved: The Renewal Presentation @ African American Medical Librarians Alliance (February 2021)”