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This study examined staff motivation, discipline and performance appraisal as correlates of staff job performance in university libraries in Bayelsa and Rivers States. Three research objectives and questions were stated to guide the study. Three hypotheses were also articulated. The study adopted survey correlational research design involving a population of 356 staff in six university libraries. The entire population of 356 library staff in the six university libraries in Bayelsa and Rivers States was adopted as sample for the study. Personnel Management Rating Scale (PMRS) and Library Staff Job Performance Rating Scale (LSJPRS) were used to collect data. Mean, standard deviation and Pearson Product Moment Correlation (PPMC) were used to answer the research questions. T-test was used to test the hypotheses at 0.05 level of significance. The result from the analyses of data revealed that: there is very high significant relationship between motivation, discipline and staff job performance in university libraries in Bayelsa and Rivers States. The study recommends that; financial motivations such as, overtime, arrears and allowances should be promptly paid to staff in order to enhance their job performance, University librarians should discipline erring library staff and educate them on the necessity for filling annual performance appraisal.