A Passion for Academic Librarianship: Find It, Keep It, Sustain It-A Reflective Inquiry
DepartmentTemple University. Libraries
SubjectCollege Librarians--Job Satisfaction--United States
Academic Libraries--United States--Administration
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AbstractWhy do academic librarians do what they do? This article explores the sources of passion that make academic librarianship a rewarding profession. A framework is introduced that examines the relationships within and outside the academy that contribute to the academic librarian's professional passion. The challenge of sustaining professional passion is addressed.
CitationBell, S.J. (2003). A Passion for Academic Librarianship: Find It, Keep It, Sustain It--A Reflective Inquiry. portal: Libraries and the Academy 3(4), 633-642. doi:10.1353/pla.2003.0075.
Citation to related workportal: Libraries and the Academy
Has partJohns Hopkins University Press, Vol. 3, No. 4
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