Libraries as Dysfunctional Organizations and Workplaces. Spencer Acadia, ed. New York: Routledge University Press, 2023, 316 p. Paper, $35.96 ISBN: 978-0-3677-4709-1.

Kaia MacLeod


Libraries as Dysfunctional Organizations and Workplaces documents the widespread evidence that library workers in North America are unhappy with the libraries where they work. Although the term dysfunction can make the book appear to be geared toward managers with an interest in alleviating those elements of the workplace, the book will appeal to anyone working in or adjacent to the LIS field.

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