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ACRL-WA and ACRL-OR Joint Summit

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Phenomenological sociology, Ethnomethodology, Educational innovations, Higher education -- Effect of technological innovations on, Information literacy -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- Social aspects, Libraries


During the COVID-19 era of remote work one thing became clear, personal and professional boundaries were muddied. Pets, partners, and children made appearances during zoom meetings, students and colleagues may have seen the inside of our houses. While this new era may have changed the boundaries between our personal and professional lives, it opens the opportunity for us to explore broader uses of phenomenology, or personal lived experiences, in library practices. How can we tap into personal experiences to inform our new and developing practices? In this session we’ll explore phenomenological research approaches that we can apply to our practices of librarianship.

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