Why are student monitors paid late? Analysis and courses of action for university libraries • Although they gladly volunteer to work, the student monitors recruited by the university libraries are often forced to accept substantially late payments, a problem that aggravates their already precarious situation. Why is this the case and what can be done about it? The text summarizes Josué-Steeve Dunon's thesis in public administration, defended in 2021 at the University of Guyana's Institute for Continuing Education: Recruitment and employment of students in university libraries. How to improve the recruitment and administrative and financial management of 'student monitors' in university libraries. This report is a concise, action-oriented resource for a professional audience.