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Career plateauing among senior librarians.
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  • Tina M. Neville
  • Deborah B Henry, University of South Florida St Petersburg
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Tina Neville

Deborah B. Henry

Document Type
Article
Publication Date
2017
Date Available
2017
Abstract

Using an online survey and semi-structured interviews, senior academic librarians were asked to reflect on the factors that keep them personally fulfilled and on how they remain motivated to make positive contributions to their organization. Motivations include esteem of colleagues and supervisors, variety in their work, salary, opportunities to learn new skills, increasing responsibility, and working with students and faculty. 59% percent of the survey respondents ranked their job satisfaction at 8 (on a scale of 1—10, with 10 the most satisfied). Using Bardwick’s definitions of plateauing, 60% of the 20 librarians interviewed did not feel that they were content-plateaued.

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Language
en_US
Publisher
Taylor & Francis
Creative Commons License
Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0
Citation Information
Neville, T.M. & Henry, D.B. (2017). Career plateauing among senior librarians. Journal of Library Administration, 57(6). doi: 10.1080/01930826.2017.1337971