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Presentation
Recruiting Beyond the Stereotype: Stop Grumbling and Start Doing
Illinois Library Association (2003)
  • Stacey L. Knight-Davis, Eastern Illinois University
  • Sarah L Johnson, Eastern Illinois University
Abstract

The stereotypical image of librarians is a big obstacle in recruiting new people to the profession. Instead of simply rehashing the same negative media portrayals, this presentation explains how to change the public perception of librarians using techniques developed by nurses - a parallel profession with parallel problems.

Keywords
  • librarians,
  • recruitment,
  • stereotypes
Publication Date
October 15, 2003
Citation Information
Stacey L. Knight-Davis and Sarah L Johnson. "Recruiting Beyond the Stereotype: Stop Grumbling and Start Doing" Illinois Library Association (2003)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/stacey_knight-davis/6/