MOTIVATIONS LEVELS OF THE LIBRARY PERSONNEL, RELATIONSHIP WITH THEIR PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS IN ACADEMIC LIBRARIES AT TIRUCHIRAPPALI,TAMILNADU STATE, INDIA.
There have been several studies related to Motivation. Very few of them have been conducted in higher education. The present paper provides empirical evidence to ascertain the implication of academician personal characteristics on the motivational level in Tiruchirappali, Tamilnadu sate with reference to selected institutions teaching faculty. Data was obtained from 125 academic librarians. Results indicate that motivation level did progressively increase or decreased with academician personal characteristics as might be expected. Out of the 6 aspects of the personal characteristics examined, only 4 aspects, namely gender, experience, qualification and marital status were significantly correlated with motivation level. In general, results indicate the degree of high motivation levels that exist among female academic librarian in Tiruchirappali, Tamilndau state with reference to selected institutions.
Motivation, Library personnel, Personal characteristics, academic library.