INFLUENCE OF PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCE, WORK ENVIRONMENT AND COLLECTION MANAGEMENT PRACTICES IN ACADEMIC LIBRARIES IN EDO STATE

E. Madukoma (PhD), G. E. Ebunuwele

Abstract


The paper explains influence of professional competence, work Environment and collection management practices in Academic Libraries in Edo State. The academic library is constantly challenged to remain an energetic part of this changing environment. A key part in meeting that challenge is to ensure that collection management practices play roles transition to meet evolving needs. New areas of professional competence and work Environment expertise are developing as are new opportunities to provide innovative, value-added services for the academic libraries and researchers in the academic community and need to professional competencies. Today traditional libraries are change to hybrid libraries. Based on personal experience and literature majority of the collection management practices in academic libraries in Edo State library are customer service competencies and are using management skills.


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Professional Competencies, Skills, work Environment, collection management practices and Academic Libraries

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