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Report: Public Libraries Low Morale Spot-Check (October 2019)

Soon after presenting my work on low morale in academic libraries, public librarians began sharing their experiences with me. I decided to expand my work to this group of information professionals, and last year I received a grant to complete that study. recently completed my draft , and I hope will be published next year. 

I was already collecting spot check data on academic librarians (the survey is still open here; read results here and here). I also began collecting public librarian data. This is the first result report from this group. The following summation reflects 21 responses.

When asked what low morale issues are concerning, they are highly individualized. Follows is a sampling of qualitative responses:

This survey remains open, and I will occasionally share more results as I obtain more data.



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