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International Journal of Innovation and Applied Studies
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QUALITY STAFF RECRUITMENT AND SUSTAINANCE OF LIS EDUCATION IN TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS IN NIGERIA


Volume 18, Issue 1, October 2016, Pages 237–243

 QUALITY STAFF RECRUITMENT AND SUSTAINANCE OF LIS EDUCATION IN TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS IN NIGERIA

Abimbola Oyindamola FAGBE1, Ruth Onajite OWOLABI2, and Martha Azonwu3

1 Laz Otti Memorial Library, Babcock University, Ogun State, Nigeria
2 Department of Information Resources Management, Babcock University, Ogun State, Nigeria
3 Department of Science and Technical Education, Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Portharcourt, Nigeria

Original language: English

Received 6 July 2016

Copyright © 2016 ISSR Journals. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Abstract


Staffing is key to the progress and sustenance of any organization. Personnel in the library and information science field form the core of all activities in librarianship. Policies are fundamental to the implementation of staffing procedures. Thus, the quest for recruiting staff with the right qualification to fill available and specific position within the library and information science education field is essential. The high demand for information professionals in tertiary institutions libraries in Nigeria, calls for a closer attention. Insufficient manpower in the library could create a gap in the service quality as such it is relevant to consider users because they are at the receiving end. Therefore recruiting for right personnel to give the right training for Library and information science education could be a measure to reduce redundancy in library service. The paper discussed the qualification, recruitment process, staff remunerations, on the job training, school curriculum development for library and information science education and challenges facing in staffing policies formulation in tertiary institutions in Nigeria. In conclusion, curriculum should be developed in library schools that incorporate modern trend as well as prepare graduate for future task. Therefore, to give the right training to undergraduate can only be achieved when qualified teachers with the right skill and competence is employed to teach LIS students in tertiary institutions recommendations and suggestions will be proffered to advance library and information science program in tertiary institutions.

Author Keywords: Staffing, qualification, recruitment process, remunerations, Library and Information Science Program, Curriculum Development and Tertiary Institutions.


How to Cite this Article


Abimbola Oyindamola FAGBE, Ruth Onajite OWOLABI, and Martha Azonwu, “QUALITY STAFF RECRUITMENT AND SUSTAINANCE OF LIS EDUCATION IN TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS IN NIGERIA,” International Journal of Innovation and Applied Studies, vol. 18, no. 1, pp. 237–243, October 2016.