Outstanding Business Reference Sources


To study and identify the need for and improvement in business reference sources both print and electronic and to promote communication between business reference librarians and the providers of business information.

To showcase and to create a dialog with publishers and information providers about their information products and resources by means of an annual Publishers’ Open Forum.

To identify outstanding business reference sources for recommendation in an annual column in Reference and User Services Quarterly (RUSQ).


Ed Hahn (Chair, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2016)
Brittany Geissinger (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Lydia E. LaFaro (Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Naomi J. Lederer (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Mr. Mark J. Siciliano (Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Suzanne Sweeney (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Erin Wachowicz (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)

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There shall be at least seven (7) members appointed by the Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect of BRASS.

Terms of Office
Members of the Committee will serve two years and shall be eligible for reappointment for a consecutive two-year term. Terms will be staggered so that continuity will be maintained.


Established in 1988.

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