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Prospects and challenges of entrepreneurship in librarianship in Nigeria

Firdausi Abdullahi


Entrepreneurship in Librarianship is still at its infancy stage to most librarians, as little is known about entrepreneurship in librarianship. This paper attempts to expose librarians to the potentials in entrepreneurial librarianship. Besides the definition of entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial librarianship, the paper highlights the benefits of entrepreneurial librarianship, identifies entrepreneurial opportunities available to librarians as well as the likely challenges of entrepreneurship in librarianship. Finally, the paper made recommendations to overcome the challenges of entrepreneurial librarianship.

Keywords: Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurial Librarianship, Prospects, Challenges, Librarians, Nigeria

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