RUSA BRASS Sponsors Workshop on Business Librarianship

Learn the basics of business reference, collection development, instruction, and outreach at "Business Librarianship 101: Core Competencies for Business Librarianship," Friday, January 9, 2004, 9:30 am - 5:30 p.m. at the ALA Midwinter Meeting in San Diego. The workshop is presented by the Business Reference and Services Section of the Reference and User Services Association, a division of the American Library Association.

Speakers will address trends in business librarianship, issues unique to working in special libraries, and methods of keeping current. This full-day interactive workshop is designed for beginning business librarians, generalists who have assumed responsibility in business librarianship, or any academic, public, or special librarian who deals with issues related to business librarianship.

Speakers: Gary W. White (Moderator), Head, Schreyer Business Library, Pennsylvania State University; Irwin Faye, retired business librarian and administrator with thirty years experience; Diane Zabel, Louis and Virginia Benzak Business Librarian, Collection Development, Pennsylvania State University; Rebecca S. Albitz, Electronic Resources and Copyright Librarian, Electronic Resources, Pennsylvania State University; David A. Flynn, Social Sciences/Business Librarian, University of Hawaii at Manoa.

Cost and Registration: $155 for RUSA members; $200 for ALA members; $300 for nonmembers; and $93 for retired and student members.

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