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Manpower Planning and Development in Two University Libraries in Nigeria

The major purpose of this study was to find out the extent of manpower planning and
development in the Federal University of Technology, Minna and Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida
University, Lapai. Libraries. The study sample population of comprised of 59 para-professional
librarians and 21 professional librarians (35 para-professional librarians are from the federal
university of Technology, Minna and 24 para-professional librarians are from Ibrahim
Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai .Out of the 21 professional librarians 13 professional
librarians are from the Federal University of Technology, Minna and 8 professional librarians
are from the Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai. The instrument used for data
collection was questionnaire. .The research questions were answered using frequency and
percentages. The major findings of the study revealed that manpower planning and development
influence performance in the university libraries, it was also discovered that the university
management is committed to employee training and staff productivity in the libraries. It was also
found out that there is significant relationship between staff training and staff productivity in the
university libraries. Based on these findings, the following recommendations were made. That
the university management should see manpower planning, training and development as an
ongoing process in the university libraries and that the university management should be
proactive in the manpower planning and development at all levels of the library.



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