Browse Library Trends 58 (2) Fall 2009: Workforce Issues in Library and Information Science by Title

  • Rathbun-Grubb, Susan; Marshall, Joanne Gard (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2009)
    Over twenty-five years of research has shown that in spite of low salaries, few opportunities for advancement, and challenging work environments, most public librarians are satisfied overall with their jobs and careers, ...

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  • Steffen, Nicole; Lietzau, Zeth (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2009)
    Prompted by more than a decade of discussion about the "graying" of the library profession, the Library Research Service (LRS) undertook the study: Retirement, Retention, and Recruitment: The Future of Librarianship in ...

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  • Marshall, Victor; Solomon, Paul; Marshall, Joanne Gard (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2009)
    This article provides an overview of the life course perspective as an approach to studying work and careers, and outlines the ways in which it was used by the Workforce Issues in Library and Information Science 1 (WILIS1) ...

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  • Marshall, Joanne Gard; Marshall, Victor W.; Morgan, Jennifer Craft; Barreau, Deborah; Moran, Barbara B.; Solomon, Paul; Rathbun-Grubb, Susan; Thompson, Cheryl A. (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2009)
    This paper provides an overview of Workforce Issues in Library and Information Science 1 (WILIS 1), a large scale retrospective career study of graduates of all library and information science (LIS) programs in North ...

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  • Marshall, Joanne Gard; Marshall, Victor W.; Morgan, Jennifer Craft; Barreau, Deborah; Moran, Barbara; Solomon, Paul; Rathbun-Grubb, Susan; Thompson, Cheryl A. (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2009)
    This article provides an overview of Workforce Issues in Library and Information Science 2 (WILIS 2), a study aimed at developing a career-tracking and program evaluation system that can potentially be used by all library ...

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  • Moran, Barbara B.; Leonard, Elisabeth; Zellers, Jessica (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2009)
    From the 1960s until the 1990s, gender equity was a topic of great interest in library workforce studies. In the almost forty years since affirmative action law was made applicable to institutions of higher education, ...

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  • Solomon, Paul; Rathbun-Grubb, Susan (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2009)
    This article utilizes data collected through the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS)–supported Workforce Issues in Library and Information Science 1 (WILIS 1)1 survey of graduates (1964–2007) of the five library ...

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