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STUDENTS’ ATTITUDE TO CATALOGUING AND CLASSIFICATION IN AN ACADEMIC INSTITUTION (THE CASE OF FEDERAL POLYTECHNIC OFFA)
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The study examined the students’ attitude to cataloguing and classification in an academic institution using department of library and Information Science, federal polytechnic offa as a case study. It was a survey study and therefore questionnaire was the instrument for the collection of data. Random sampling method was used in selecting the sample from HND II, HND I and ND II students. The study revealed that some students perceived the courses as difficult with their practical which attributed to insufficient practical, also tradition method of teaching employed by lecturers teaching the courses makes the courses not interested. Recommendations among the students are that school should provide a well equipped cataloguing and classification laboratory for teaching and learning. Lecturers teaching the courses should employ new strategies for effective teaching of the courses and theory should be balanced with practicals as well as provision of ICTs facilities connected with internet which will change the negative attitude of students to the courses.