The library workplace idea book : proactive steps for positive change / edited by Heather L. Seibert, Amanda Vinogradov, and Amanda H. McLellan.

Chicago : ALA Editions, 2020.
xvi, 170 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm

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Library personnel management -- United States.
Library personnel management -- United States -- Case studies.
Academic libraries -- United States -- Personnel management.
Library employees -- Attitudes.
Library employees -- Psychology.
Quality of work life.
Academic libraries -- Personnel management.
Library personnel management.
United States.
Case studies.
"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.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Seibert, Heather L., 1975- editor.
Vinogradov, Amanda, 1985- editor.
McLellan, Amanda H., 1982- editor.