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Presentation for TILC 2016: Balance Through Mindfulness, the Art of Now in the Library Classroom: Home

Materials from the presentation by Maryke Barber at The Innovative Library Classroom Conference, May 12, 2016 at Radford University (VA).

Bibliography: Books

Materials from Presentation

Mindfulness is....

“The awareness that arises by paying attention on purpose, in the present, non-judgmentally.”

-Jon Kabat-Zinn

“Mindfulness begins with the simple act of paying attention with care and respect.”

- Daniel P. Barbezat, Mirabai Bush

The Tree of Contemplative Practices

Bibliography: Articles

Bell, S. (2012). Mindful leadership is a learning process: leading from the library.

Bradshaw, D. (2014). Meditation and the art of helping MBA students to become mindful. Financial Times.

Brady, R. (2007). Learning to stop, stopping to learn: Discovering the contemplative dimension in education. Journal of Transformative Education, 5(4), 372–394.

Burggraf, S., & Grossenbacher, P. (2007). Contemplative modes of inquiry in liberal arts education. Liberal Arts Online, 1–9.

Bush, M. (2011). Mindfulness in higher education. Contemporary Buddhism, 12(1), 183–197.

Coburn, T., Grace, F., Klein, A. C., Komjathy, L., Roth, H., & Simmer-Brown, J. (2011). Contemplative pedagogy: Frequently asked questions. Teaching Theology & Religion, 14(2), 167–174.

Cook, M., & Croft, J. B. (2015). Interactive mindfulness technology A walking labyrinth in an academic library. College & Research Libraries News, 76(6), 318–322.

Curtis, M. (2016). Mindfulness meditation in a school libraryIFLA.

Luedke, J. E. (2013). Focusing the mind, practicing attention in the one-shot library sessionACRLog

Mastel, K., & Innes, D. (2013) Insights and practical tips on practicing mindful librarianship to manage stressLibres: Library and Information Science Research, 23(1), 1-8.

Shapiro, S. L., Brown, K. W., & Astin, J. A. (2008). Toward the integration of meditation into higher education: A review of research. Center for Contemplative Mind in Society. 

Shulman, Megan. (2015). Mindfulness in the library. Knowledgequest: Journal of the American Association of School Librarians.

Zimmerman, D. (2005). Mindfulness for Librarians

Mindfulness in Libraries


Mindfulness in the Law Library: Resources and Events.
Morris Law Library, University of Virginia

Mindfulness Library Guide
Goucher College Library

Mindfulness Practices for Educators
Seattle Central College

Mindfulness and the Law: Research Guide
Loyola Law School Library


Mindfulness in the Library
Minitex Network

Resources: Mindfulness in Law Librarianship Caucus
AALL, American Association of Law Libraries

Mindful Leadership: How Mindfulness Can Make You a Better Manager
Florida Library Webinars

All It Takes is 10

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Maryke Barber
Office: Wyndham Robertson Library, 2nd floor, Room 205

B.F.A., Music Theatre, Shenandoah College and Conservatory
M.F.A., Theatre, Virginia Commonwealth University
M.S., Information Science, University of Tennessee
Subjects: Art, Dance, Film, Music , Theatre