Tags » Library Research

Researcher's Corner: Who’s Retiring From Library Work, and Who Isn’t ?

The myth of the tidal wave of retiring librarians is pervasive and persistent (for example, see this recent Public Libraries article about mentoring Gen-X librarians… 1,249 more words


Researcher's Corner: Tenure and Promotion Experiences of Academic Librarians of Color

I’m happy to share this post, written by Ione Damasco and Dracine Hodges.  It is based on their survey study of academic librarians of color.  It provides a clear description of some of the obstacles and challenges for academic librarians of color, and recommends solutions.   1,581 more words


Researcher's Corner: Experiences that Influence the Outcome of Recent Grads' Academic Library Job Searches

I’ve been looking forward to sharing this with you for a while!  I caught the authors’ call for participants on the NMRT listserv – although I didn’t fit the demographic, I knew the results of their research would be fascinating.   733 more words