Problems militating against job satisfaction among librarians in academic libraries in Niger state, Nigeria.

  • PO Chuks-Ibe
  • RE Ozioko
Keywords: Job, Satisfaction, Libraries, Academic

Abstract

The research work examined the problems militating against job satisfaction among librarians in academic libraries in Niger State , Nigeria. The aim is to identify the problems associated with job satisfaction among librarians in academic libraries in Niger State. the population of the study was 58 librarians in Niger State. Due to the small number of librarians involved, purposive sampling technique was used. Questionnaire was used as the instrument for data collection and the data was analyzed using tables and mean scores. The result from the findings showed that lack of opportunities for socialization and promotion, lack of managerial skills by administrators and bad library tools are some of the problems associated with job satisfaction. It was recommended that annual leave, and medical coverage should be made a regular benefit for the librarians and academic librarians should be encouraged through sponsorship to attend conferences, workshops and seminars as these will enable them acquire more knowledge and competence.

Key Words: Job, Satisfaction, Libraries, Academic, Libraries

Published
2014-11-06
Section
Articles

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