volume 63, issue 8/9, P574-589 2014
DOI: 10.1108/lr-02-2014-0020
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Laura Sare, Stephen Edward Bales

Abstract: Purpose – This qualitative study aims to analyse veteran academic librarians’ perceptions of librarianship to develop a grounded theory that models this group’s understandings of the profession. In addition, this study compares its findings to a previous grounded theory study that modelled novice academic librarians’ perceptions of the profession. Design/methodology/approach – Using the long interview technique, the analy…

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