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ERIC Number: EJ101165
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1974
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ISSN: ISSN-0043-5651
The Failure of Librarians to Attain Profession: The Causes, the Consequences, and the Prospect
Gwinup, Thomas
Wilson Library Bulletin, 48, 6, 482-490, Feb 74
Discussion of the criteria of professionalism, and four ways that librarians fail to attain professional status: they are often subordinate to their patrons; the esoteric knowledge in the field is unimpressive; they lack a highly exclusive professional association; and they have a poor public image. (LS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles
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