Starting a New Midcareer Librarian Position During COVID-19

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Bomberger, R., & Yesilbas, A. (2022). Starting a New Midcareer Librarian Position During COVID-19: Lessons to take into the future. International Journal of Librarianship, 7(1), 30–42.
Received 2022-02-16
Published 2022-07-18
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This article chronicles the experience of two midcareer librarians who were new hires at the University of South Florida one month before the entire campus was sent to work from home due to the COVID-19 pandemic. They recount the obstacles encountered and how they overcame them. They include lessons learned and ways to improve a transition to remote working. Specific areas that are discussed: technology, training, communication, self-advocacy, relationship building, and mentorship.


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