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Taking stock: career planning for isolated, middle‐level professionals

Jane Farmer (Lecturer at the School of Information and Media, Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, UK)
Grainne Ward (Careers Service at the University of Abertay, Dundee, UK)
Lawraine Wood (Lecturer at the School of Information and Media, Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, UK)

New Library World

ISSN: 0307-4803

Article publication date: 1 June 1996

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Abstract

Middle‐level professionals working in one‐person library or information units, usually women, frequently experience obstacles to career progression, which are seen as insurmountable. Examines some of these obstacles, and suggests a possible approach to career planning incorporating a number of different strategies for change.

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Farmer, J., Ward, G. and Wood, L. (1996), "Taking stock: career planning for isolated, middle‐level professionals", New Library World, Vol. 97 No. 3, pp. 14-22. https://doi.org/10.1108/03074809610115672

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