WORK STRESS IN LIBRARIES AND INFORMATION CENTRES: A STUDY

Dr. Remy. S

Abstract


Stress among Librarians increased in frequency and duration. The sources of stress are patrons, co-workers, workload, lack of training and uncertainty or feeling of failure etc. Work stress is a term used to define ongoing stress that is related to the workplace. At its best, the presence of stress can be a motivator that urges the individual to strive for excellence. The purpose of this study is to identify Work Stress, its causes and effects in Libraries and Information Centres of various Engineering colleges in Kerala state. Question Method was used for data collection. The study highlighted that maximum number of librarians are experiencing stress.


Keywords


Work Stress, Libraries and Information Centres, Librarians, Occupational stress, Burn out.

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