Examining the Attitude of Library and Information Science (LIS) Students in University of Calabar (Unical) towards Entrepreneurship

Ntui, Aniebiet Inyang


The study was designed to investigate the attitude of LIS students towards entrepreneurship. Fifty-four students were sampled in connection with entrepreneurial attitude ( inclinations,feelings, competence, intentions and desirability) of business start -up. The questionnaire was used to measure students’ attitude based on their opinion and response about their entrepreneurial behaviour. Simple percentage method was adopted for the analysis of the study. Findings revealed that  library and information science students are enterprising and have positive attitude towards entrepreneurship; 40% of students have the intention to become enterprenuers; 58% of students possess entrepreneurial competence and 37% of students have desirability positive  feelings  about entrepreneurship. This shows that Library and Information Science students in university of Calabar  possess positive attitude towards entrepreneurship.

Keywords: Attitude, Entrepreneurship, Library and information science Students, University of Calabar.

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