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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



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


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


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


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.



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



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