Past Conferences & Meetings: Documentation

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BRASS has been in existence since 1988, so not all of our prior content is digitized. 

Members who want to share digitized content prior to 2001 are welcome to email the BRASS webmaster. 

 


2015

 

 

 

 


2014

 

 

Please visit the ALA Scheduler page of BRASS Events.

 


2013

ALA Annual Conference (Chicago, IL, June 2013)

 Investment Success!  Building & Managing Your Retirement Portfolio (PPT)

Charles Rotblut, CFA

  

 Investing Well at Every Life Stage (PPT)

Jeremy Glaser
 

2012

ALA Annual Conference, (Anaheim, CA, June 2012)

Business Reference in Academic Libraries Forum (June 23)

Using Social Media to Promote Business Librarians and Resources (PPT)

Chad Boeninger

Using Social Media to Promote Business Librarians and Resources (PPT)

April Kessler 

Using Social Media to Promote Business Librarians and Resources (PDF)

John Gottfried

 

Publishers' Forum: Business Reference Sources Committee (June 25)

How Private Is Private: Is It Really Possible to Find Information on Private Companies? (PPT)

PrivCo: Dan Gingert
Streaming Video

How Private Is Private: Is It Really Possible to Find Information on Private Companies? (PPT)

ReferenceUSA (Infogroup): Kris Kluver
Streaming Video

How Private Is Private: Is It Really Possible to Find Information on Private Companies? (PPT)

Bureau Van Dijk : Jon Carlos
Streaming Video

Question & Answer Video

 

BRASS Program (June 25)

Adventures in Dataland: Business Data Sources (PPT)
American Factfinder: Jerry Wong

Adventures in Dataland: Business Data Sources Video (MOV)
American Factfinder: Jerry Wong

Adventures in Dataland: Business Data Sources (PPT)
Esri: Angela Lee

Adventures in Dataland: Business Data Sources Handout 1 (PDF)
Bobray Bordelon: Selected Sources of Data for Marketing Decision Making

Adventures in Dataland: Business Data Sources Handout 2 (PDF)
Bobray Bordelon: Selected Sources of Data for Marketing Decision Making 

Adventures in Dataland: Business Data Sources Handout 3 (PDF)
Bobray Bordelon: Selected Sources of Data for Marketing Decision Making

Adventures in Dataland: Business Data Sources Video (MOV)
Bobray Bordelon: Selected Sources of Data for Marketing Decision Making

Adventures in Dataland: Business Data Sources (website) Rand State Statistics
Joe Nation

 


2011

BRASS Programs at 2011 ALA Annual Conference

2011 BRASS Publisher's Forum

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Success by the Numbers: Statistics for Business Development
BRASS Program, ALA Annual Conference, Orlando, Florida
June 28, 2004, 8:30 - noon
AUDIO ONLY AVAILABLE
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[Untitled]
G. Tomas M. Hult, Director, Michigan State University Center for International Business Education and Research
Length: 54 minutes, 42 seconds
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Finding Federal Business Statistics and the 2002 Economic Census
Paul Zeisset, U.S. Bureau of the Census
Length: 40 minutes, 53 seconds
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Finding Florida Statistical Resources and Data
Susan Floyd, Bureau of Economic and Business Research, University of Florida
Length: 29 minutes, 43 seconds
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Question and Answer Session
Length: 28 minutes, 11 seconds
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Quick Lubes, Java Joints, and Pet Parlors: The Keys to Writing an Effective Business Plan
BRASS Program, ALA Annual Conference, Toronto, Canada
Monday, June 23, 2003, 8:30 - 12 noon
For more materials from this program, visit the Presentations and Handouts page.

Introduction to Business Plans for SMEs
Maggie Weaver, Shaftesbury Associates, Canadian Association of Special Libraries
PowerPoint presentation in sidebar
Length: 39 minutes, 38 seconds
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Finding Marketing Data for Business Plans
Pat Tripp, Business Librarian, London Public Library, Toronto
Length: 20 minutes, 55 seconds
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Financial Data
Bobray Bordelon, Pliny Fisk Librarian of Economics and Finance, Princeton University Library
PowerPoint presentation in sidebar
Length: 20 minutes, 11 seconds
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Untitled
Brent Court, Canadian Trade Commissioner, Team Canada Inc., International Trade Centre, Industry Canada
Length: 16 minutes, 42 seconds
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2009

 

2009 Presentations

bullet   Part 1: Dollars, Pounds, & Yen: Libraries in a time of Globalization & Part 2: Not-so-Silent Partners: Libraries and Local Economic Development
BRASS Annual Program, ALA Annual Conference, July 13, 2009
Alec Young, Standard and Poor's (ppt)
John Ericson and Tom Holmberg, Schaumburg Township Library (ppt)
William Strauss, Chicago Federal Reserve Bank (ppt)
Terese Terry, Lippincott Library (ppt)

bullet   Resources and Strategies for Job Hunting and Career Change
BRASS Forum, ALA Annual Conference, July 11, 2009 
See Presentations

bullet Buenos Negocios! Hispanic Market Information Sources
BRASS Publishers' Forum, ALA Midwinter Conference, January 14, 2008

Census Presentation (.ppt)

Simmons Presentation (.ppt)

SimplyMap Presentation (.ppt)

BRASS Forum Notes (.doc)

BRASS Forum Bibliography (.doc)

bullet Business Reference & Resources – Open Discussion
Business Reference Services Discussion Group, ALA Annual Conference, July 12, 2009

 


2008

 

 


2007

2007 Presentations

bullet Doing Business Abroad: Regulations, Markets, And Culture
BRASS Annual Program, ALA Annual Conference, June 25, 2007

bullet Business Reference
Business Reference Services Discussion Group, ALA Annual Conference, June 24, 2007

 

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