Make Do or Jump Ship? Solo Librarians and Internal Career Advancement Opportunities
Analysis of the data suggests that widespread internal career advancement opportunities for solo special librarians do not yet exist. However, the majority of survey respondents also indicated that they would not be interested in an internal change of position. Development within a position, also considered advancement in this study, was the type of advancement most often reported. No significant relationship between organization type and the prevalence of internal advancement opportunities emerged. Several interesting relationships among variables that could impact career planning behaviors are also described.
School Location:USA - North Carolina
Source Type:Master's Thesis
Keywords:librarians – careers placement of surveys special aims and objectives small libraries
Date of Publication:04/17/2005