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Psychology of Librarianship (Paperback)

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This volume compiles 13 essays on the role of psychology in libraries and library work. Librarians from the US and Canada discuss the role of social psychology in information literacy, stereotypes in the library profession, the impact of addictions on the library, technology anxiety, the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator personality inventory, the psychology of librarianship as a second career, employee motivation, resilience, how library staff and patrons use of prospect theory as a cognitive tool, cataloging from a therapist's perspective, reference responses to mental health issues, and managing long-term employees and organizational change. Annotation ©2016 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (
Number of Pages: 395.0
Genre: Psychology
Sub-Genre: General
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Lightning Source Inc
Language: English
Street Date: November 9, 2015
TCIN: 50780102
UPC: 9781634000161
Item Number (DPCI): 248-11-2930

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