IP Indian Journal of Library Science and Information Technology


Professional skills in library and information science and entrepreneurial interest among students of universities


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Article Type : Research Article

Author Details: Ekeng Matina Ekpenyong*,Inyang Obia Gopeh

Volume : 4

Issue : 1

Online ISSN : 2456-9623

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Article First Page : 11

Article End Page : 13


Abstract

This study sought to find out the relationship between professional skills in library and information science and entrepreneurial interest among students of universities in and Cross River States. Correlational survey design was adopted for the study. The population of the study was 284 undergraduates and this was also used as sample. A validated research-made questionnaire with reliability range of 0.71-0.79 was used for data collection. The data collected were analyzed using Pearson Product Moment Correlation at 0.05 level of significance. The result of the analysis showed that acquisition of the following variables: Publishing skills (0.05 < 0> 0.028) was not significantly related to entrepreneurial interest. It was recommended among others that Library and information science professional skills thought in library schools should be more practical and less theoretical.

Keywords: Publishing skills, Printing skills, Students and entrepreneurial interest.

Doi :-https://doi.org/10.18231/j.ijlsit.2019.004