Equal Work for Unequal Pay: By Regan Balfour

An Annotated Bibliography on Pay Equity and Salaries in Librarianship

 From 1998-2002


Scope and Purpose


United States



Other Works Consulted




The issue of low pay in libraries is almost as old as the profession it self. Melvil Dewey believed that college-educated women not only possessed the high character needed for librarianship, but also would be a cheap source of literate labor. (Farley, 2002)




This site was created by Regan Balfour for LIS 600 as a requirement for graduation from the Master of Library and Information Studies program at the University of Alberta.