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Examining the emotional dimensions of academic librarianship : emerging research and opportunities

Author: Megan Lowe; Lindsey M Reno
Publisher: Hershey, PA : Information Science Reference, [2018] ©2018
Series: Advances in library and information science (ALIS) book series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book explores the emotional dimensions of academic librarianship. It presents concepts that provide some psychological and emotional context to help academic librarians understand their experiences and better cope with them. It also helps to mitigate the impact of the negative experiences and, when possible, prevent the problems associated with emotional exhaustion and burnout"--
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Lowe, Megan, 1979-
Examining the emotional dimensions of academic librarianship.
Hershey, PA : Information Science Reference, [2018]
(DLC) 2017022530
(OCoLC)993419375
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Megan Lowe; Lindsey M Reno
ISBN: 9781522537625 1522537627
OCLC Number: 1003855996
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 168 pages)
Contents: Introduction: Choose a job you love --
Emotional labor and exhaustion --
Emotional labor, emotional exhaustion, and burnout --
Emotional dimensions of academic librarianship --
Academic librarianship and burnout --
Why isn't this being studied? --
Research agenda: Research ideas and recommendations.
Series Title: Advances in library and information science (ALIS) book series.
Responsibility: by Megan Lowe and Lindsey M. Reno.

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