Introduction to the parameters of career renewal
The Introduction describes the changing landscape of information professional employment in the twenty-first century. The author briefly describes his own experiences dealing with this challenging environment. The essential message of the book is a positive one: that, yes, with attention to their mental well-being and a willingness to adapt and change, librarians can indeed thrive in this era of technological transformation and economic stress.
As I began thinking about this book in the spring of 2009, when the United States was in the midst of its worst recession since World War II, the economic ...