Self Care Is Not Selfish: Preventing Burnout

The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) presented the session titled “Self Care is Not Selfish: Preventing Burnout” at the 2019 ALA Annual Conference on Saturday, June 22. Emily Clasper, Janie Hermann, Djaz Zulida, Carson Block, Kyle Courtney, and Sarah Houghton presented their experiences with self-care and burnout — a prevalent issue in libraries.

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ANMIG Interviews ALCTS Committee Leaders

Whether you are a library school student or new library professional, navigating the ALCTS committee-scape can be overwhelming. To illustrate what committee work entails and how you can get involved, Sarah Cruz and Kumiko Reichert of the ALCTS New Members Interest Group (ANMIG for short) talked with committee leaders from each ALCTS section and asked them to tell us first-hand about their roles.

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ANMIG Interviews AS Publications Committee Chair Mary Gilbertson

Whether you are a library school student or new library professional, navigating the ALCTS committee-scape can be overwhelming. Attending ALCTS 101 is an excellent way to meet people and learn about opportunities within ALCTS, but not everyone can attend. To illustrate what committee work entails and how you can get involved, Sarah Cruz and Kumiko Reichert of the ALCTS New Members Interest Group (ANMIG for short) talked with committee leaders from each ALCTS section and asked them to tell us first-hand about their roles. Their interview with Mary Gilbertson, chair of the ALCTS Acquisition Section (AS) Publications Committee, is the second of six leading up to the 2019 ALA Midwinter Meeting.

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ANMIG Interviews CRS Cataloging Committee Member Kevin Balster

Whether you are a library school student or new library professional, navigating the ALCTS committee-scape can be overwhelming. To illustrate what committee work entails and how you can get involved, Sarah Cruz and Kumiko Reichert of the ALCTS New Members Interest Group (ANMIG for short) talked with committee leaders from each ALCTS section and asked them to tell us first-hand about their roles. Their interview with Kevin Balster, a member of the ALCTS Continuing Resources Section (CRS) Cataloging Committee, is the fourth of six leading up to the 2019 ALA Midwinter Meeting.

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ANMIG Interviews CMS Executive Committee Chair Jill Emery

Whether you are a library school student or new library professional, navigating the ALCTS committee-scape can be overwhelming. To illustrate what committee work entails and how you can get involved, Sarah Cruz and Kumiko Reichert of the ALCTS New Members Interest Group (ANMIG for short) talked with committee leaders from each ALCTS section and asked them to tell us first-hand about their roles. Their interview with Jill Emery, chair of the ALCTS Collection Management Section (CMS) Executive Committee, is the third of six leading up to the 2019 ALA Midwinter Meeting.

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