Posts Tagged ‘burnout’
When Does Burnout Begin? The Relationship Between Graduate School Employment and Burnout Amongst Librarians2019–10–16 | 2 comments
In Brief Burnout issues are of increasing concern for many service professionals, including Library and Information Science (LIS) workers; however, the majority of articles addressing burnout in the LIS field describe methods of coping with burnout, but do not ascertain trends and preventable factors. The purpose of this study was to identify the percentage of…
2018–01–10 | 52 comments
In Brief Vocational awe describes the set of ideas, values, and assumptions librarians have about themselves and the profession that result in notions that libraries as institutions are inherently good, sacred notions, and therefore beyond critique. I argue that the concept of vocational awe directly correlates to problems within librarianship like burnout and low salary….
2010–07–07 | 14 comments
Muddy Waters, can you help me get my mojo working? by Emily Ford I have a problem. Several months ago I realized I’d lost my librarian mojo and since that time I’ve been struggling to reclaim it. Being the person that I am, I have been hyper-analyzing my mojo loss. I have been disenchanted at…