The December 8th webinar hosted by the Special Libraries Association Academic & Education Community and ACRL's EBSS Education Committee featuree Liz Chenevey, who shares her expertise on mental health issues and instructional librarians' roles.
Liz Chenevey is a Health and Behavioral Studies Librarian and Associate Professor at James Madison University. She is the liaison to Psychology, Social Work, and Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies. Her research interests include care and affect in the information literacy classroom, critical pedagogies, and DIY culture.
Session description: Mental health on college campuses continues to be a major concern for those communities. This webinar shared insights into how instruction librarians account for mental health in their work and strategies for others to do so. The slide desk is available at https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1Vv7h7fDM94Qw3EmNOrwJ5eBNDWr3i16wWCe_lMbM87M/edit?usp=sharing
And here’s the link to the article if folks want to read more! https://www.inthelibrarywiththeleadpipe.org/2023/librarians-roles-in-supporting-students-mental-health/