Burnout strategies for librarians

Kevin Harwell

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Recent research on job stress offers new insights into the burnout syndrome and its antithesis, job engagement. Common sources of stress and library-specific stress contribute to the incidence of burnout in libraries. The author offers personal experience and strategies for managing burnout on personal and organizational levels.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)379-390
Number of pages12
JournalJournal of Business and Finance Librarianship
Issue number3
StatePublished - 2008

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Library and Information Sciences


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