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The effect of weeding in an academic library

 Department: Library and Information Science  
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 Project ID: 2979
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This work which focuses on the effect of weeding in an academic library, a case study of Federal Polytechnic Nekede Library was carried out using 20 questionnaires in order to ascertain the effect of weeding in Federal Polytechnic Nekede Library. How the library weeds its material the rationale behind it and to ascertain the fate of weeded material. The study adopted a descriptive survey design. The result showed that the library weeds their material when needed and the weeded materials are trashed. Recommendations such as weeding should be handled with professional approach, making a standard weeding policy, in-house and weeding orientation should be approved for proper weeding to take place, need to acquire new material in order to remove obsolete ones, adequate planning, better to be done during students’ holiday, employ more staff to make weeding easy, weeding at regular intervals. ...
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