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Research and Publication Requirements in Nigerian University Libraries

Research and Publication Requirements in Nigerian University Libraries A questionnaire survey of Nigerian university libraries wasconducted to determine the significance of research and publication forpromotion. Of the 20 responding libraries, almost all 16 or 80 percent accorded their professional librarians faculty status and theenjoyment of the rights, privileges and responsibilities accruing to theteaching academic staff. Only 11 libraries 55 per cent indicated thatboth subject field publication and publications in libraryinformationscience are rated equally. Of these, four confirmed that the question ofthe rating of subject publications had been an issue. It is recommendedthat both the Nigerian Library Association and the Committee ofUniversity Librarians should come up with a national policy onpublication requirements for college and university libraries. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Library Review Emerald Publishing

Research and Publication Requirements in Nigerian University Libraries

Library Review , Volume 40 (5) – May 1, 1991

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
0024-2535
DOI
10.1108/00242539110141070
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Abstract

A questionnaire survey of Nigerian university libraries wasconducted to determine the significance of research and publication forpromotion. Of the 20 responding libraries, almost all 16 or 80 percent accorded their professional librarians faculty status and theenjoyment of the rights, privileges and responsibilities accruing to theteaching academic staff. Only 11 libraries 55 per cent indicated thatboth subject field publication and publications in libraryinformationscience are rated equally. Of these, four confirmed that the question ofthe rating of subject publications had been an issue. It is recommendedthat both the Nigerian Library Association and the Committee ofUniversity Librarians should come up with a national policy onpublication requirements for college and university libraries.

Journal

Library ReviewEmerald Publishing

Published: May 1, 1991

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