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Job satisfaction in libraries: love it or leave it

Elisa F. Topper (Dundee Township Public Library, Dundee, Illinois, USA)

New Library World

ISSN: 0307-4803

Article publication date: 16 May 2008

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.

Keywords

Citation

Topper, E.F. (2008), "Job satisfaction in libraries: love it or leave it", New Library World, Vol. 109 No. 5/6, pp. 287-290. https://doi.org/10.1108/03074800810873623

Publisher

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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