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Discusses the findings from a recent Australian study on the status of women in libraries. Asks whether a “double‐glazed” ceiling exists for women in librarianship despite their movement, since the late 1980s, into library management positions, and legislative initiatives. Utilizes both survey...
Presents hypotheses of factors that influence the decision to take up librarianship. Includes a survey of respondents’ perceptions, general orientation and remarks. Finds that two of the hypotheses were accepted while the third was neither rejected nor accepted.
Argues, as the millennium looms, that education for librarianship and information work faces uncertain times. Reviews the recent fragmentation of library education, raising such issues as the obsession with “emerging” markets, the influence of the “new” vocationalism and the rise of National...
Traces the development of library schools in Nigeria since the Ibadan School began the training of librarians locally in 1960, and observes that the trend is towards training at the undergraduate level for a Bachelor’s degree. Examines the local conditions which have made the Bachelor’s degree...
Observes that staff development, undoubtedly, effectively enhances staff performance and job effectiveness, and the climate of interpersonal relations in an organization. Focuses on the need for professional staff development in an academic library and describes the state of the art of...
Spotlights the issues of professional image, role, recruitment and career developments, highlighting the need to embrace change ‐ to move from librarian to cybrarian. Questions why we fail to reach our objectives, and offers advice on self‐assessment and how to “reach for the stars”.
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