Resilience, Grit, and Other Lies: Academic Libraries and the Myth of Resiliency

ACRL 2017, Baltimore | March 23, 2017 | #ResistingResilience | Slides: tinyurl.com/ACRLresilience

Angela Galvan, galvan@geneseo.edu, @dropvase

Jacob Berg, bergjs@state.gov, @jacobsberg

Eamon Tewell, eamon.tewell@liu.edu, @eamontewell

What is Resilience?

Resiliency and Libraries

Resisting Resilience

Collection Development:

Counter-narratives: Resilience is designed to turn your labor into capital.

Create structures and channels that allow staff to succeed.