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The study examined the influence of demographic study on innovation management, mentoring and reward system on employee commitment in public university libraries in Nigeria. The study adopted the survey research design. Multistage sampling technique was employed in the study. Simple random sampling was used to select five out of the six geopolitical zones. Simple random sampling was used to select 3 states from each of the zones. Simple random sampling was employed to select 2 university libraries from the selected states, with a total of 552 librarians. Total enumeration was used for all the librarians in the selected university libraries. 400 questionnaires were duly completed and returned, representing 72.5% of respondents. The study revealed that ages 31-35 years has the highest number of staff 135 (38.8%), there are more male staff 252 (63%) while female staff 148 (37%), there are more Lecturer II staff with 136 (34%) the research also revealed that 282 (70.5%) staff had Masters Degree in Library Science (MLS) those that have served for 6-10 years are the most populated 103 (25.75%). It is recommended that gender equality should be taken into consideration during employment because there is a wide gap between the male and the female staff in public university libraries in Nigeria.
Keywords: Innovation management, Mentoring, Reward system, Employee commitment, Public university libraries