204 страниц. 2012 год. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing The libraries saw their advent in their present shape towards the end of the 19th Century. Information become capital and a salable commodity ion the 2nd half of the 20th Century. The present work is a pioneering effort to bridge to some extent, the gape that exists in Library and Information Science due to scarcity of empirical research. The study has been undertaken to measure the level of job satisfaction of library professionals working in academic libraries. It also endeavors to examine the relationship between job satisfaction and some demographic variables and organizational factors.