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Abida Hashmani, Dr. Naveed Sehar, Areeba Rafiq, Gulam Freed, "Job Satisfaction of LIS Professionals: Comparative Analysis of Public/Private Sector’s University of Karachi Sindh, Pakistan" (2024). Library Philosophy and Practice. (ejournal).



Purpose of the study: the prime purpose of this research study is to investigate the fundamentals requirements for workplace satisfaction among library experts in both public and private sector university libraries of Karachi, Sindh.

Design / methodology/approach: the study explores the factors influencing the job satisfaction of Library professionals. Quantitative research design were used to accomplish the study further we have selected 150 professionals for this project. 95 where responded with complete data. The response ratio was 63% and Structured Questionnaire was used to gather data. The collected data were analyzed using statistical package SPSS- 5.

Findings: the findings of the study shows that majority of the respondents were female with 60 and 35 of them were male. As far as designations are concern that majority of them were librarians.

Practical application: A differentiated approach is necessary for fundamental requirements for workplace satisfaction among library experts. The research raises questions about the future of librarianship in Pakistan and makes a case for better job prospects for librarians among decision-makers, managers, and educators of libraries.

Originality: this study helps fill the void and contribute to the growth of knowledge and this study contributes library and information sciences about job satisfaction level.