TITLE

A study on the perception of male librarians and library paraprofessionals of the University of the Philippines and Rizal Library of Ateneo De Manila University on librarianship as their profession in relation to their gender

PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
Journal of Philippine Librarianship;2007, Vol. 27 Issue 1/2, p217
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the study on the perception of male librarians and library paraprofessionals on librarianship as their profession in relation to their gender at the University of the Philippines the Rizal Library of Ateneo De Manila University in the Philippines. According to the article, librarianship has been labeled as a feminized profession which employs greater number of women than men. It mentions that the tasks and responsibilities of librarians are derived from standards such as Republic Act 9246 or the Philippine Librarianship Act and is regulated through the Licensure Examination. The data gather from the questionnaires from male librarians and paraprofessionals is also discussed.
ACCESSION #
60677882

 

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