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Job satisfaction in libraries: love it or leave it

Job satisfaction in libraries: love it or leave it 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. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png New Library World Emerald Publishing

Job satisfaction in libraries: love it or leave it

New Library World , Volume 109 (5/6): 4 – May 16, 2008

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 2008 Emerald Group Publishing Limited. All rights reserved.
ISSN
0307-4803
DOI
10.1108/03074800810873623
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Abstract

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.

Journal

New Library WorldEmerald Publishing

Published: May 16, 2008

Keywords: Job satisfaction; Libraries; Career development; Recruitment; United States of America

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