The Renewal Colloquium

The Renewal Colloquium gives attendees an opportunity to learn more about various aspects of low-morale experiences in various library environments and learn about established and emerging countermeasures. During the event, there will be a brief time to ask questions and gain insight from Kendrick about the low-morale experience phenomenon. This session will NOT be recorded at the request of the trainer.

Attendees will be able to submit questions and have them addressed by Kendrick during the event. 

Nominal pre-work is encouraged and the session will cover:

  • A comparative presentation of Low-morale experience development
  • The role of Library and Information Science (LIS)-based and workplace barriers to resolving low morale
  • Targeted exploration of systems, cultures, and LIS norms and their interactions with low-morale experiences
  • Emerging and established pathways workplace empowerment and improving individual choices and organizational culture

Kaetrena Davis Kendrick earned her MSLS from the historic Clark Atlanta University School of Library and Information Studies. Her research interests include professionalism, ethics, racial and ethnic diversity in the LIS field, and the role of communities of practice in practical academic librarianship. In her daily and long-term work, Kendrick has transformed library programs, services, and culture via creativity, leadership, and advocacy. Kendrick also leads professional development opportunities and organizational dialogues designed to energize employee morale and promote empathetic leadership in North American libraries. In 2019, Kendrick was named the Association of College and Research Libraries' Academic/Research Librarian of the Year. Learn more about Kaetrena's mission and activities.

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Session Duration:
This course consists of one 1.25 hour session.

Instructor: Kaetrena Davis Kendrick -

Continuing Education Credit:
Contact Hours: 1.25

November 1, 2021

10:00 am - 11:15 am CDT

Online Classroom
United States

Phone: 800-843-8482

Amigos Member $ 125.00
Non-member $ 185.00