This paper examines the leadership potential of women librarians of the status of Principal Librarian and above in some West African university libraries. Their leadership skills are evaluated. In collecting the data, questionnaires were sent to university libraries in Nigeria, Chana and Sierra Leone. The paper concluded that women librarians in West Africa have leadership skills that qualify them for administrative positions in the library, general prejudices against women as leaders notwithstanding.
|Women librarians, Leadership skills, University libraries, West Africa
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