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LibParlor Classifieds – 4/5/21

Check out our new Classifieds! The Journal of Information Literacy has a call for papers and we have a survey invite for research on burnout and generational trends.

LibParlor Classifieds are a way to connect with members of the community to discuss research. Please fill out our Google Form to see your classifieds in the future!


Call for Papers: JIL Special Issue on Information Literacy & COVID-19

The Journal of Information Literacy (JIL) welcomes submissions exploring the impact of COVID-19 on information literacy within all of its forms. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to: changing understandings of workplace information literacy in relation to COVID-secure workplaces, home-working, furlough or job seeking contexts; intersections and the blurring of boundaries between education, health and community information literacy; shifting understandings of digital literacy, including related to privacy, surveillance, and digital inequality; information literacy and mental health, physical health and disability; COVID-safe information literacy research methods. If you would like to discuss whether your proposal meets the scope for this special issue, please contact the Editor, Alison Hicks, (a.hicks[at]ucl.ac.uk) for an informal chat. 

To learn more: https://ojs.lboro.ac.uk/JIL/announcement/view/38

Survey Invitation: Burnout & Generational Trends

Current academic librarians are invited to participate in a new study on academic librarian burnout. This study is being conducted by Brittany Hickey, Research & Instruction Librarian at Columbia College, to explore potential links and trends between specific generations and subcategories of burnout. Results of the study will be included in a forthcoming academic librarian burnout book.

The survey should take approximately 5-10 minutes to complete. The survey will ask questions about your job satisfaction and work-life balance.

Link to the survey: https://forms.gle/PLw6VLxvCfMSofsM9

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