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This study investigated the relationship between Library and Information Science Professional Skills and

Entrepreneurial Intention among Undergraduates of Universities Cross River States and the University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. The correlational survey design was adopted for the study. The population of the study was 284 undergraduates and this was also used as the sample. A validated research-made questionnaire with a 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: indexing skills and abstracting skills were significantly related to entrepreneurial intention. It was recommended among others that there should be a public orientation programme that will enlighten the graduates of the importance of entrepreneurial activities on students’ employability and self-reliance.