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Assessment of Non-Professional Staff Training programme In Nigerian University Libraries.

LT Olowu

Abstract


The study identified training and development for non-professional staff in Nigerian University Libraries, the categories of staff that are enjoying the training programme, the relevance of the course contents, and the effect of the training programme for non-professional and job performance. The method adopted for the study was survey research method. The data collected were analyzed and presented in frequency tables and percentages. The study found that staff training and development is a necessary tonic for effective and efficient services because with training, it enables the staff to acquire and possess the necessary skills, capabilities, and attitude needed for efficient performance of their jobs. The type of training available to them include job orientation, formal in-service training, job rotation, typewriting, computer training, Factors like lack of finance, poor remuneration for teachers, delay in releasing the results, lack of basic teaching facilities, lukewarm attitude of staff militate against effective establishment of training programmes.



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