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AWARENESS AND RELEVANCE OF INFOPRENEURSHIP AMONG LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCES (LIS) PRINCE ABUBAKAR AUDU UNIVERSITY, ANYIGBA, KOGI STATE NIGERIA
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The paper investigated the awareness and relevance of infoprenuership among Library and information students, at Prince Abubakar Audu University. The population of the study consists of 160 LIS students in the year three. Total enumeration was used for the study in which 84 students returned in the questionnaire which represented 52%. The finding revealed that book vending is the well-known types of infoprenuership to the students. The students go into infoprenuership to make extra income and they have necessary ICT skills that can make to performance very well in infoprenuership. Based on the findings of the study the study recommends the need to include the teaching and learning of infopreneurship in the LIS curriculum. In addition, student should be encouraged to do their industrial trainings in various infopreneurship organisations where they can get practical knowledge.