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Time Management Strategies for Improving Librarians’ Productivity

Ifijeh, Goodluck (2012) Time Management Strategies for Improving Librarians’ Productivity. BİLGİ DÜNYASI, 13 (2). pp. 565-573.

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Abstract

The global financial crisis has aff ected all aspects of human endeavor; the library is no exemption. Consequently libraries of all types are experiencing budget and staff cuts. Fewer librarians are required to carry out more tasks. Librarians therefore, need to develop survival strategies that will enable them meet their organizational objectives. This paper focuses on time management strategies to improving librarians’ productivity, in a bid to beat budget and staff cuts. It examines the eff ects of budget and staff cuts on libraries, highlights the relationship between time management and productivity and importance of time management to librarians. It also discusses the concept of multitasking. The paper posits that good time management practice among librarians is a sure survival strategy in coping with staff and budget cuts.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Time management, Librarians, Productivity, Libraries
Subjects: Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Z665 Library Science. Information Science
Divisions: Faculty of Law, Arts and Social Sciences > School of Education
Depositing User: Mrs Patricia Nwokealisi
Date Deposited: 27 Jan 2016 15:13
Last Modified: 27 Jan 2016 15:13
URI: http://eprints.covenantuniversity.edu.ng/id/eprint/5834

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