"The coeditors of The Library Workplace Idea Book: Proactive Steps for Positive Change have gathered ideas for positive change from library workers at all levels. Case studies and personal narratives will inspire your advocacy and action for a better library workplace"-- Provided by publisher.
Part I. Work-life balance Do you want change with that? Identifying lactation needs and solutions in academic libraries / by Heather Seibert and Amanda Vinogradov Options for new parents returning to work / by Tashia Munson The campaign for paid parental leave at a private university / by Emily Scharfand Heidi Vix Chat reference and work-life balance / by Rachel M. Minkin Making room for working mothers: Lactation and breastfeeding at Emory University / by Meaghan O'Riordan and Dorothy Waugh Express yourself: Profiles of lactation accommodations / by Susan Echols and Elizabeth Dill Part II. Health/Wellness A leaf of faith: Creating positive, productive library spaces with plants / by Rebecca Tolley In corpore sano: Paying attention to your health / by Anthony Amodeo Benefits of employee exercise and the impact on mental health / by Kayla Kuni Walk and learn for wellness / by Kelsey Brett, Melody Condron, and Lisa Martin Om mom nom: Integrating yoga with your lunch break / by Patricia M. Dragon, Katy Webb, and Rebecca Tatterson Part III. Inclusion and sensitivity A call for sensitivity toward race and ethnicity / by Angel Sloss Indigenous support staff in the library / by Maggie Mason Smith Organizational change and gender identity: When good intentions fall short / by Alex Byrne Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries' gender-inclusive work group experience / by M. Teresa Doherty and Donna E. Coghill Creating an effective student employment environment / by Stephanie Van Ness Shared understanding and accountability through a library code of conduct / by Amanda Hartman McLellan Part IV. Leadership and change Building a library employee appreciation committee / by Jennifer Natale When YOU are the change / by Thomas Sneed Breaking out of the cube (farm): Redesigning for empowerment / by Andrea Langhurst Eickholt, Merri Hartse, and Rose Sliger Krause Part V. Training and awareness Making the implicit explicit: Whiteness, conflict, and power in a Library mentoring program / by Steve Whitley Identifying and confronting bullying / by Alice Eng Diversity training for culturally competent library workers / by Madeline Ruggiero Creating spaces for culture conversations: Developing a webinar series / by Jewel Davies.