January 23, 2022

Fact Sheet: Library Workers, Facts and Figures

Full Text: Library Workers, Facts and Figures  (8 pages; PDF)

This fact sheet explores: library staff in the workforce, where library staff work, their diversity, the role of women in the profession, issues of pay and pay equity, the union difference for library staff, and the impact the recession has had on libraries and library staff.

Source: Department for Professional Employment, AFL-CIO

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.