Time Management in University Libraries


  • Sarmad Siddiq Ghazi


University libraries, Time Management, Time


The study aimed to identify time management through terms of concept, characteristics and strategy , The sample of the study was The staff of Ibn Khaldun’s Library / University of Mosul which consisting of (10) employees, where the study data was collected through the distribution of a questionnaire designed for this purpose and the use of statistics by calculating the percentage and the study reached a set of results, the most important of which are: -1- The preoccupation of workers with matters that are not related to their job increases the waste of time that allocated to work, such as answering phone calls, receiving guests, or having conversations with co-workers.2- The first step to the success of the time management process is the process of organizing work during a specific period of time, which in turn leads to achieving business objectives to meet the needs of the beneficiaries as soon as possible and with the least effort.The study concluded with a set of recommendations, the most important of which are:1- Spreading the culture of time management among library workers by holding workshops and training courses.2- Make sure to adhere to working hours and not waste time on phone calls and personal visits, which may negatively affect the workflow.