Skills and Ethics for the Library and Information Service Businesses
Blessing Joy Iheanacho

This paper is a focus on skills and ethics for the library and information service businesses. It discussed the philosophy of librarianship and the laws that are prevalent in library and information science. The essence of these laws is to ensure that the right services are provided for users while a good philosophy is expected to facilitate the development of the library profession. It highlighted the objectives of library and information profession. It also revealed the self-employed businesses available to library and information science professionals and the competencies, ethics and skills required for the successful operation of these self-employed businesses. The paper equally discussed the foundation for a successful business and challenges to undertaking entrepreneurial opportunities by library and information science professionals.

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