Libraries at University of Nebraska-Lincoln



This study sought to conceptualize the application of digital infopreneurship to academic librarians' financial well-being in Nigeria. The study used current and relevant articles in Scopus indexed journals, including journals relating to region of study. The study revealed that academic librarians should be able to choosing a niche, outlining message, crafting a brand, building a platform, creating income sources, developing a sales funnel, and pursuing excellence to be successful in any digital infopreneurial project. The study concluded that academic librarians should continue reinventing and strategizing through digital infopreneurship to position themselves for increased income, financial security and visibility. The study adds to the scarce literature relating to the application of digital infopreneurship to the financial wellbeing of academic librarians. It also clarifies the concept of digital infopreneurship in contrast to traditional infopreneurship.