Purpose – This article aims to explore job satisfaction among library workers. Design/methodology/approach – The paper takes the form of a literature review of psychological and sociological studies of job satisfaction in general and specifically for library workers. Findings – Library workers are very satisfied in their jobs no matter if it is a current study or one from previous years. Originality/value – Job satisfaction should be a key factor in recruitment of the next generation of library workers.
New Library World – Emerald Publishing
Published: May 16, 2008
Keywords: Job satisfaction; Libraries; Career development; Recruitment; United States of America