Job Stress and the Librarian: Coping Strategies from the Professionals

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Practicing academic, public, school and special librarians and LIS faculty in the United States share in this collection 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; Laughter and Fun in the Library—It Can Be Done; Making Healthy Choices to Manage Stress; Programming Your Stress Away; Balancing Work and...

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Overview

Practicing academic, public, school and special librarians and LIS faculty in the United States share in this collection 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; Laughter and Fun in the Library—It Can Be Done; Making Healthy Choices to Manage Stress; Programming Your Stress Away; Balancing Work and Personal Stress; Time to Teach, Lead, Complete Tenure and Supervise; Dealing with Stress Alone; Easing Stress on a Budget; Job Juggling and Hunting for Librarians After Layoffs, Moving, and Retiring. 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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Editorial Reviews

Jason Kuhl
...This volume contains a wealth of practical advice on dealing with the stress that all librarians experience at one time or another.
Padma Polepeddi
...Highly empowering self-care guide for library professionals with practical tips by experienced professionals to cope with the evolving role of libraries and library services.
Larry Grieco
...Twenty-seven excellent articles for librarians on how to beat stress in (and out of) the library.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780786471805
  • Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
  • Publication date: 7/31/2013
  • Pages: 212
  • Product dimensions: 6.90 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Carol Smallwood is the author or editor of numerous books and journal articles. A Michigan resident, her experience includes school, public and special libraries. Linda Burkey Wade is the Digitization Unit Coordinator at Western Illinois University Libraries. She lives in Mt. Sterling, Illinois.

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