Entrepreneurial Opportunities for Library and Information Science Professionals

Presented at MANLIBNET’s International Conference on Creating Wisdom and Knowledge Through Shared Learning: Role of Librarians and Information Managers, IIM, Indore, October, 2012

11 Pages Posted: 20 Jul 2014

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Ganapathi Batthini

Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India

Date Written: July 20, 2014

Abstract

The job opportunities in the library and information science field are becoming increasingly difficult and this paper aims to prepare the library science professionals to explore the entrepreneurial opportunities in this field. This paper identifies the various entrepreneurial opportunities for the budding library science professionals associated with Library and Information Science field. Also this paper stresses to introduce the entrepreneurship as an elective subject in the curricula so that the library science professionals may chose new avenues in the field and may contribute to the economy growth of the country.

Keywords: Entrepreneurship; Librapreneurship; Entrepreneurial Opportunities; Business Opportunities; Library and Information Science Professionals

Suggested Citation

Ganapathi, Batthini Shankaraiah, Entrepreneurial Opportunities for Library and Information Science Professionals (July 20, 2014). Presented at MANLIBNET’s International Conference on Creating Wisdom and Knowledge Through Shared Learning: Role of Librarians and Information Managers, IIM, Indore, October, 2012. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2468738 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2468738

Batthini Shankaraiah Ganapathi (Contact Author)

Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India ( email )

Ahmedabad
India

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