Monday, May 07, 2007

Librarians & personality types

Es gibt einige Aufsätze zur Frage, ob Bibliothekarinnen und Bibliothekare vermehrt bestimmten Persönlichkeitstypen entsprechen.
  • David P. Fisher: "Is the librarian a distinct personality type?". In: Journal of Librarianship and Information Science 20 (1988) 1, S. 36 - 47
  • Jeanine Williamson: "Jungian/Myers-Briggs personality types of librarians in films". In: The Reference Librarian 78 (2002), S. 47 - 59
  • Mary Jane Scherdin: "Vive la Difference: Exploring Librarian Personality Types Using the MBTI". In: Mary Jane Scherdin (Hrsg.): Discovering Librarians: Profiles of a Profession. Chicago: Association of College and Research Libraries 1994
  • Michael Afolabi: "Holland's typological theory and its implications for librarianship and libraries". In: Librarian Career Development 4 (1996) 3, S. 15 - 21
  • Michael Afolabi: "A study of the personality characteristics of library science students in one Nigerian university". In: International Librarian 2 (1986) 1, S. 1 - 8
  • Michael Afolabi: "The application of Holland’s theory to the personality types of library science students". In: Library Scientist 11 (1984), S. 1 - 23
  • Sophie Sabatier / Charles Oppenheim: "The ILS professional in the City of London. Personality and glass ceiling issues". In: Journal of Librarianship and Information Science 33 (2001) 3, S. 145 - 156
  • Mary Jane Scherdin / Anne Beaubien: "Shattering Our Stereotype: Librarians' New Image". In: Library Journal 12 (1995), S. 35 - 38
  • Anne McMahon: The Personality of the Librarian: Prevalent Social Values and Attitudes Towards the Profession. Adelaide: Libraries Board of South Australia 1967
  • Anne Goulding / Beth Bromham / Stuart Hannabuss / Duncan Cramer: "Professional Characters: The Personality of the Future Information Workforce". In: Education for Information 18 (2000), S. 7 - 32
  • John Agada: "Profiling Librarians with the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator: Studies in Self Selection and Type Stability". In: Education for Information 16 (1998), S. 57 - 69
  • Indra Mary David: A study of the occupational interests and personality types of librarians. Wayne State University, PhD, 1990
  • Alan Johns: Survey of Librarians Using the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (Form G Self-Scorable). Report 1990
  • R.R. Douglass: The Personality of the Librarian. Chicago: University of Chicago 1957
  • H. Clayton: An Investigation of Personality Characteristics Among Library School Students at one midwestern University. Washington: United States Department of Health Education and Welfare 1968

  • Update 25.7.2007: Karen Woodworth-Roman: "Personality Type in the School Library".


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