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Staff development strategies for school library media centres: a case study of selected secondary schools in Owerri municipal council, Imo state, Nigeria

EU Anyanwu, AC Uche, OV Ossai-Onah

Abstract


Staff development is a sine-qua non to the provision of efficient library services at any level. The study sets to investigate staff development strategies in school libraries and Information centres in Owerri, Imo State Nigeria. Self-designed questionnaires were used in eliciting data for the study. Ten schools were used with 10 samples selected, the outcome of the study revealed the methods used in staff development in Nigerian school library media centres, the factors limiting effective staff development were identified and recommendations were made in view of the identified problems. The study concluded that embarking on staff development for school library media centre is an improvement on the level of services rendered by them.

Keywords: Staff development. School Library Media Centres, Strategies




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