Researchers out of Scotland are reporting that the librarian profession is one of the most stressful occupations in the country. "To their customers they appear to be composure and control personified …
But amid the tranquility of their reading rooms, librarians are toiling in one of the most stressed occupations in the country – according to research unveiled in Glasgow today." (via Evening Times article Think a firefighter's life is stressful? Try working in a library by Stewart Paterson
Of course the job has it stresses, especially with the growing demands of technology in the library field. But boy…this report seems a little over-the-top to me.