The spring 2018 issue of the Academic BRASS newsletter is now published and can be accessed at http://www.ala.org/rusa/sections/brass/publications/academicbrass. Special thanks to webmaster Annette Buckley, and to authors Grace Liu, Summer Krstevska, Amanda Wheatley, and Christa Bailey.
Inside this issue you will find ways to help students overcome emotional barriers in their business research, in “Some Ideas on Addressing Affective Learning in Business Library Instructions”; methods for teaching information literacy skills for students to critically select library resources as course material, in “The Future of Entrepreneurship Course Readings: Library Resources as an Alternative to a Textbook”; the use of Snapchat as a popular platform to transform the reference experience, in “Snapchat Reference: Communicating Visually in a Business Environment”; and a book review on the widespread exclusion of women by sex discrimination, harassment, and the “bro code” culture entrenched throughout the tech industry, in “A Review of Brotopia: Breaking Up the Boys’ Club of Silicon Valley.”
We hope you enjoy this recent issue!
Janet Franks & Karen Chapman, Co-editors