ULOMA GIFT EYISI
Entrepreneurship Education for Library and Information Science Students and Library Professionals in Nigeria a Key to National Development
This paper examined the concept of entrepreneurship education for library science students and librarians in Nigeria. It appraised the present state and justified the necessity of entrepreneurship education in modern library and information science programmes, tracing a short historical view of the Nigerian library education. Entrepreneurship concept is defined with its relevance to the needs of individuals and the nation's development agenda. It further see Entrepreneurship education as a new development in the nation's educational history and related to the emerging trend in the library and information science environment, the challenges and implications of these trends of the library profession and education were also examined. The paper concluded by recommending that library schools evaluate their programmes and reposition themselves better in order to fulfill their set goals. They need to collaborate with willing and reputable industries to design and establish a well conceived curriculum and programmes in order to meet their expectations in the national development.
OKO JOURNAL OF COMMUNICATION AND INFORMATION SCIENCE, VOLUME 3 NUMBER 1 FEBRUARY, 2020.
Entrepreneurship education, national development.
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