Libraries at University of Nebraska-Lincoln



The study is on assessment of library and information science (LIS) professional skills among librarians in Bab Fafunwa Library, Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo, Nigeria. Total population sampling research design was used for the study. The population comprised all the librarians in Bab Fafunwa Library, Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo. Questionnaire was the research instrument was used for the study. The researchers collected the data through face-to-face administration of questionnaire. In the data analysis, frequency counts, simple percentages, mean and standard deviation were used for the statistical analysis. . Based on the result, the various personal professional skills among the librarians in Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo are: analytical skill, creative skill, flexibility skill, reflective skill, adaptability skill, enthusiastic skill, self-motivation skill and soft skill (interpersonal) and other research questions were treated as well. It was recommended that there should be provision of fund for the acquisition of training facilities and materials for the training. Consequently, librarians will be able to render efficient services in term of discharging professional duties with standard and ethics especially in information provision. Services in the library become more attractive and glaring to the users as a result of this training and this will always draw the users’ interest to the resources in the library and thus the library become active, functional and practically operative.