Reflecting on Burnout

Sometime during the last month, while working on the section on the much-over-due book, a light clicked for me - I am experiencing burnout. There are many factors that contribute to burnout that result from poor policies, management, and working conditions. I can honestly say that most of what led me to burnout were my … Continue reading Reflecting on Burnout

Stepping Back from Social Media To Take Time to Write and Reduce Stress

Like all of us, my world was thrown into chaos in March when libraries began measures to slow the spread of COVID-19. March 12th was the last day I was "in the office." I have a chronic cough, which was (understandably), making people nervous, and I could work from home, so I started before the … Continue reading Stepping Back from Social Media To Take Time to Write and Reduce Stress

Joining the Team at the University of Iowa Libraries and the National Network of the Libraries of Medicine

I am thrilled to announce that I have accepted a position at the University of Iowa. I will be the Community Outreach Librarian from the Great Midwest Region of the National Network of Medical Libraries. I will be developing and promoting outreach and education within communities in the Greater Midwest Region (GMR) of the National Network of … Continue reading Joining the Team at the University of Iowa Libraries and the National Network of the Libraries of Medicine