عنوان مقاله [English]
Purpose: Present research tries to study entrepreneurship protective features of librarians of academic libraries of comprehensive Islamic Azad Universities and to find the relationship and effect of demographical variables on their entrepreneurship protective features.
Methodology: Research is of descriptive type and its method is analytical survey. Statistical population composed of 109 persons of librarians of academic libraries in 15 comprehensive branches who were tested by census. Data collection instrument was face-to-face interview with pundits in order to choose entrepreneurship protective features, and researcher-made self-measurement questionnaire for measuring these features in librarians. Data were analyzed by descriptive statistics (frequency, percentage of frequency and table-drawing) and inferential statistics (KMO index, Kervit Bartlett test, single-way variance analysis, correlation coefficient and determination coefficient).
Findings: Librarians' entrepreneurship protective features were significantly less than average and there was a significant relationship between librarianship diploma, age and librarians' education level and their protective features. Also among some librarians' protective features with variables of educational diploma, age and education had positive and direct coefficient that the increase in score of demographical variables caused the increase in librarians' entrepreneurship protective features.
Conclusion: Nowadays, the emphasis is on attracting and recruiting entrepreneur librarians. Explaining the goals, responsibilities and assigning responsibility to competent librarians have made they feel confidence and trust. Organizational support causes they secure consent of users and applicants of libraries and information centers with their most capability and ability while they get along with workplace and survive for long-term.