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Abstract

Entrepreneurship education and its training is an important skill oriented education with prospects of creating self employment amongst students upon graduation and national development.

Specifically, to be examined in this study are the available entrepreneurial courses in the curricular of library and information schools in both South-East and South-South Geopolitical zones of Nigeria, to determine the benefit of entrepreneurial courses for undergrad uates in library schools in South-East and South-South Geopolitical zones of Nigeria and to examine the factors affecting entrepreneurship education in library schools in South-East and South-South Geopolitical zone of Nigeria. Therebydiscussing the imperatives of entrepreneurship education among library and information science undergraduates in Nigeria. Descriptive survey research design will be adopted for this study in which 300 and 400 level undergraduates of Abia State University, Imo State University, University of Uyo and University of Calabar will be purposely sampled using a researcher structured questionnaire. Some of the lecturers of the LIS schools to be understudied will also be interviewed to objectively elicit data for this study. Tables, means and percentages will be used to analyze data collected, while recommendations will be made based on the findings of this research work.

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