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Defining successful women: sectoral mobility – Sheila Corrall

Corrall, Sheila (1993) Defining successful women: sectoral mobility – Sheila Corrall. In: Equally good: Women in British Librarianship. AAL Publishing, London, pp. 139-147. ISBN 0-900092-83-1, 978-0900092831

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Contribution to a commissioned collection of 21 autobiographical reflections of successful women in British librarianship, included in a group of five examples illustrating career mobility across different library sectors. Describes experiences working in backroom and frontline roles as a library assistant, assistant librarian, team leader, information specialist, research administrator, service head and library director in public libraries, a regional library system, special, national and university libraries, covering the 1970s to the 1990s. The account is organised under five headings: Career path: accident or design; Job satisfaction, motivation and goals; Professional development, networking and mentoring; and Opportunities for women in librarianship.


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Item Type: Book Section
Status: Published
CreatorsEmailPitt UsernameORCID
Corrall, Sheilascorrall@pitt.eduscorrall0000-0001-5591-6524
Date: 1993
Date Type: Publication
Publisher: AAL Publishing
Place of Publication: London
Page Range: pp. 139-147
Schools and Programs: School of Computing and Information > Library and Information Science
Refereed: Yes
Uncontrolled Keywords: career development, equal opportunities, job satisfaction, professional networks, role models, women librarians
ISBN: 0-900092-83-1, 978-0900092831
Title of Book: Equally good: Women in British Librarianship
EditorsEmailPitt UsernameORCID
Additional Information: The Association of Assistant Librarians was a division of The Library Association and was later known as the Career Development Group
Date Deposited: 03 Jun 2022 13:57
Last Modified: 03 Jun 2022 13:57


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