Supervision as a management variable that enhances availability of information sources in Nigerian University libraries
The purpose of this research was to investigate the management variable of supervision as it enhances availability of information sources in Nigerian university libraries. Four federal university libraries in the south-south zone of Nigeria were selected for the study. The population of the study consisted of all academic librarians in the four university libraries understudy. One null hypothesis was formulated and tested . The instrument used to collect data was a validated questionnaire tagged “Management Variable of Supervision and Information Source Availability ”, (MVSISA). The data collected w ere analysed using correlation coefficient. The result revealed that the management variable of supervision influenced availability of information sources in the university libraries. Hence the null hypothesis was rejected as the calculated chi -square was greater than the critical chi-square value.
Key Words: Supervision, Management, Availability, Information , Sources.