Productivity for Librarians book cover

Productivity for Librarians

How to Get More Done in Less Time

Productivity for Librarians provides tips and tools for organizing, prioritizing and managing time along with reducing stress. The book presents a resources guide for continued learning about and exploration of productivity in relation to individual circumstances featuring motivation, procrastination and time management guidelines. Addressing the unique challenges faced by librarians, the author supplies a balanced view of a variety of tools and techniques for dealing with overwork and stress.

Practicing librarians and library workers, especially those in management or with aspirations to manage

Paperback, 176 Pages

Published: March 2010

Imprint: Chandos Publishing

ISBN: 978-1-84334-567-1


  • engaging, easy-to-read style. The real value of the book is its practicality; useful tips and strategies are provided that can be used immediately as well as integrated more thoughtfully in the longer term. […] [This will] put any librarian who spends time with this book on the path to productivity., Journal of the Canadian Health Libraries Association


  • What is productivity? Motivation; Procrastination; Time Management; Systems of productivity; Managing for productivity; Sticking with productivity; Resource guide; Wrapping up.


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