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Summer 11-25-2020


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The study investigated the influence promotion and prompt salary payment on job performance of library personnel in university libraries in Nasarawa State. Two (2) specific objectives with corresponding research questions guided the study and two hypotheses were formulated and tested at 0.05 level of significance. The study adopted a survey research design and was carried out in Nasarawa State, Nigeria. The population of the study was 150 library personnel in the University libraries in Nasarawa State which were made up 44 library personnel in federal university Lafia, 66 library personnel in Nasarawa State University Keffi and 40 library personnel in Bingham University Karu, Nasarawa State. The total of 150 library personnel in the universities were used. The instrument for data collection was a self-developed structured questionnaire. The questionnaire was subjected to face and content validation by three experts. To ensure internal consistency of the instrument, the instrument was trial tested on thirty (30) Library personnel in Benue State university library Makurdi and Francis Idachaba library, federal university of Agriculture Makurdi who were not part of the main study but considered to have similar characteristics with the subject under study. The reliability of the instrument was calculated using Cronbach Alpha method and a reliability coefficient of 0.87 was obtained. The data collected were analyzed using Means and Standard Deviation to answer the research questions and Chi-Square statistic to test the null hypotheses at 0.05 level of significance. Findings of the study revealed that promotion and regular salary payment have influence on job performance of library personnel in university libraries in Nasarawa State. Conclusion and recommendations were made based on the findings of the study.



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