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Rekindling the passion in your library job

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

New Library World

ISSN: 0307-4803

Article publication date: 18 July 2008

Abstract

Purpose

The purpose of this paper is to draw attention to the concept of job burnout and what can be done to solve the problem.

Design/methodology/approach

This paper presents a literature review and practical strategies to jumpstart a stalled job.

Findings

The findings suggest that there are techniques that can be incorporated into one's life to make work meaningful once again.

Originality/value

The paper draws attention to the fact that in time one may experience job burnout and aids in determining what can be done to turn the experience around.

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Citation

Topper, E.F. (2008), "Rekindling the passion in your library job", New Library World, Vol. 109 No. 7/8, pp. 390-392. https://doi.org/10.1108/03074800810888203

Publisher

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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