Job Stress and the Librarian: Coping Strategies from the Professionals

McFarland
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Practicing academic, public, school and special librarians and LIS faculty in the United States offer practical how-to essays on managing stress as working librarians. Creative methods of diffusing stress are emphasized, adaptive to various types of libraries and job descriptions. The book is divided into several parts: Defusing and Reducing Conflict at Work; Stress Management; Library Programs for Patrons and Staff; Balancing the Professional and the Personal; Juggling Responsibilities; Easing Stress on a Budget; Overcoming Challenges; and Navigating Career Transitions. Facing budget and staff cuts, increasingly diverse patrons, and rapidly changing technology, librarians have stressful jobs and this collection helps meet a concrete need.
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About the author

Carol Smallwood, a recipient of multiple Pushcart nominations, is the author of journal articles as well as editor of numerous books including one in Poets & Writers Magazine List of Best Books for Writers. A Michigan resident, her experience includes school, public and special libraries. Linda Burkey Wade is the Digitization Unit Coordinator at Western Illinois University Libraries and has published several articles.
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McFarland
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Published on
Aug 3, 2013
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Pages
212
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9781476605654
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Language
English
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Genres
Language Arts & Disciplines / Library & Information Science / General
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