In The Library with the Lead Pipe
Quality of work life, Quality of life, Part-time librarians, Professional relationships
The article presents the author's view on the benefits and disadvantages of a part-time temporary work in libraries. She states that the advantages include flexibility, gaining experience, and staying in a local area which is advantageous for those who have children. Also, working in more than one library helps one to develop professional relationships with coworkers. Meanwhile, its disadvantages include commuting, exclusion from the work environment, and not being paid on health benefits.
Ford, E. (2011). Struggling to Juggle: Part-time Temporary Work in Libraries. In The Library With The Lead Pipe, 1-9.