International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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ISSN: 2319-7064


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Analysis Study Research Paper | Library Science | India | Volume 12 Issue 5, May 2023 | Rating: 5.3 / 10


Challenges of Training Needs of Librarians for Management of Archives of University Libraries in North West Nigeria

Aliyu Abdu Kofar Sauri | Dr. D. V. Singh


Abstract: This study examined the training needs of librarians for the management of archives of academic libraries in North West, Nigeria. Three research questions where drawn and three hypotheses. The study covered University, Colleges of education and Polytechnic Libraries. A descriptive survey design was adopted for the study with a population of 129 library staff, 59 professionals and 70 Para-professionals librarians. The structured questionnaires with 21 items were used. The instruments were validated by experts and trial tested Data generated and analyzed was presented using mean of 3.50 and above agreed below disagreed reliability co efficient of 0.84 Cronbach alpha the hypotheses was tested at 0.05 level of significance. Findings includes Knowledge of environmental control against any disaster; Proper planning of archival resources; Improve funding for training programme and Provision of on-the job training. Recommendations: Management should create knowledge of environmental control against any disaster, Librarians should develop proper planning of archival resources; institutions should improve funding for training programme and Provision of on-the job training.


Keywords: Library, Archives


Edition: Volume 12 Issue 5, May 2023,


Pages: 409 - 414


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