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Career attitudes of females in the library and information profession

Clare Anne Jones

Career attitudes of females in the library and information profession

by Clare Anne Jones

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Published by Loughborough University in Loughborough .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Thesis (M.A.) - Course project in the Department of Information and Library Studies, Loughborough University, 1997.

Statementby Clare Anne Jones.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17258615M

Purpose To assess attitudes of female faculty about career progress, resources for career development, and values related to academic success and recognition.. Method In , the authors surveyed all faculty at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine and its associated Veterans Affairs Medical Center.. Results Of faculty, (62%) responded to the survey; 33% of the. to their career commitment and prospects for success (Cohen and Single, ; Almer, Cohen and Single, ). Research has also found that attitudes of superiors was pivotal in the willingness of women to adopt flexible work arrangements (Almer, Cohen and Single, ), but.

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