A brief historical background of Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU) and its library is given. This article then provides a brief overview of the concept of staff development and discusses in detail the various staff development efforts of librarians by ATBU Library, Bauchi. These include staff orientation, staff meetings, in‐service training, academic library staff seminars and representation on Schools Boards of Studies. Other relevant activities include professional activities, library use instructions, sabbatical leave, personnel training and outreach as well as library research. Finally, the article advocates that staff development should also aim at staff retention through the provision of incentives for staff.
Antwi, I. and Nwali, L. (1990), "STAFF DEVELOPMENT OF LIBRARIANS: THE CASE OF THE ABUBAKAR TAFAWA BALEWA UNIVERSITY LIBRARY, NIGERIA", Library Management, Vol. 11 No. 6, pp. 30-34. https://doi.org/10.1108/01435129010143141Download as .RIS
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