Essay at CIRI Blog

Hey all – Dr. Lili Luo asked me to write up a piece about my book Wholehearted Librarianship last spring. Take a look if you would like:

Wholehearted Librarianship during the Pandemic

We are discussing these changes in my classes. The landscape will surely be different on the other side of the pandemic, but I know for sure that librarians and soon to be librarians will have the skills and mindsets needed to meet each new challenge. Things to ponder: even after this crisis passes, will spaces need to be larger or more controlled? Will one on one service still be possible? Will our interactions need to be virtual? How will this new “touchless” generation impact libraries?

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