Ergonomics and Library Professionals: A Study


Affiliations

  • Bishop Heber College, PG & Research, Dept. of Library and Information Science, Tiruchy, Tamilnadu, 620 017, India
  • Manipal University, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Avinashilingam University for Women, Coimbatore, India

Abstract

Workplace stress has always been a source of consideration for organization that seeks to foster satisfied and motivated environment. Ergonomics, the science related to man and his work helps to design workstations and tools. The present study has made an attempt to identify the impact of ergonomics on academic library professionals. It has revealed that academic library professionals‟ perception on ergonomics is low. But they have shown problems associated with ergonomics with regard to IT tools, working posture, etc.

Keywords

Ergonomics, College Librarians, Job Stress, Computer Operation, Work Positions.

Subject Discipline

Library Management

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