Libraries at University of Nebraska-Lincoln


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Cross-training exercise is very important in university library to get every staff conversant with diverse library operations in such a way librarian "A" can also do the task of librarian "B" when needs arise. This paper explored the methods, challenges or disadvantages and prospects of cross-training and development of librarians for effective job performance. It was concluded the the progress and pitfalls of cross-training depends on the implementation charisma which technological and organizational culture must be put into consideration.