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Friday, May 17

11:00am MDT

Investigating Librarian Burnout and Creating Programs to Build Collegiality and Personal Resilience
Libraries are amazing resources for their communities, but are library employees experiencing burnout? Over the past three years, we investigated burnout levels of the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library employees. We created two interventions, the wellness game and Club Eccles, to build collegiality and personal resilience. This presentation will provide an overview of the burnout research field, our project, interventions, and next steps. 

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Tallie Casucci

University of Utah
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Erica Lake

Associate Librarian, University of Utah, Eccles Health Sciences Library
Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah

Sarah Dickey

University of Utah, Eccles Health Sciences Library

Amy Locke

Associate Professor, University of Utah

Friday May 17, 2019 11:00am - 11:50am MDT
Eagle Room 200 C
  (4) General Librarianship, Speaker / Panel Session

1:30pm MDT

I Need to Do What? - Recognizing Institutional Barriers to Access
Are you inadvertently creating access barriers that prevent your patrons from using the library? Do your policies and procedures create barriers for your community? This program will help you recognize institutional barriers and how they disenfranchise the populations that need library services the most. You will leave with the ability to recognize unintentional barriers and with real-life examples of implementing change. 


Carrie Valdes

Library Director, Grand County Public Library
I have been the Director of the Grand County Public Library in Moab, UT since 2007 although I have worked at the library for almost 20 years. I have a MLS from the University of North Texas and a Bachelor’s in Human Resources. I have lived in Utah all my life (except for a brief... Read More →

Friday May 17, 2019 1:30pm - 2:20pm MDT
Eagle Room 300 B
  (6) Public Librarianship, Speaker / Panel Session

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