Business Reference And Services Section (BRASS)


Welcome to BRASS, your station for expertise on all aspects of business reference.  Our members come from all kinds of libraries- public, academic, and corporate.

Who does what in BRASS?  Login to ALA Connect to see the BRASS Roster.  



Are you planning for ALA Annual in Washington, D.C.? Keep in mind these BRASS events:

  • Friday, June 21 – all day preconference; Guardians of the (Financial) Galaxy: How Financial Regulators Generate Free Data, Tools, and Information Along the Way

    Evening – BRASS membership reception (not on ALA official schedule) 
  • Saturday, June 22, 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm -- Emerald event on Women MBAs (not on ALA official schedule)
  • Sunday, June 23, 4:00- 5:30 pm – BRASS Program The Data of D.C.: Open Sources for Business Research
  • All Committees Meeting (TBD)
  • BRASS Discussion Group (TBD)
  • Monday, June 24, evening – BRASS dinner (not on ALA schedule)


See the business librarianship shop-talk happening on Twitter #bizref!