The Travelin' Librarian Management Less Is Not More: Rejecting Resilience Narratives for Library Workers By Meredith Farkas

Less Is Not More: Rejecting Resilience Narratives for Library Workers By Meredith Farkas



Library workers need to feel comfortable talking about the negative aspects of our work. We need to reject narratives in this profession that suggest we can do more with less, and we must feel safe advocating for our own well-being in the workplace. I remember once trying to tell a manager that I didn’t have the bandwidth to take on a new responsibility and feeling intense shame about it. We should never be embarrassed to advocate for ourselves.

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