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Wall Street Bull

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…(Read More)

Alice Kalinowski, Liaison Librarian at the University of Pittsburgh was selected as the 2018 winner of the BRASS Academic Business Librarianship Travel Award sponsored by Global Financial Data. The grant consists of $1,250 and is awarded to an individual new to the field of academic business librarianship in order to support attendance to the…(Read More)

Amilcar Perez

Amilcar Perez, Adult Services Librarian at Forest Park Public Library (IL), was selected as the 2018 winner of the BRASS Public Librarian Support Award sponsored by Morningstar. The award consists of  $1,250 to assist with travel expenses to ALA Annual Conference for a public librarian who has performed outstanding business reference service. Amilcar has…(Read More)

Stephanie Pitts-Noggle, Business Specialist Librarian at Champaign Public Library (IL) was selected as the 2018 winner of the BRASS Research Grant Award sponsored by Emerald Publishing. The grant, awarded to an individual or team, consists of $5,000 to conduct research in business librarianship. Pitts-Noggle’s research project, “Knowing what you don’t…(Read More)

Chris LeBeau,  Assistant Teaching Professor, University of Missouri and Librarian for Management and Public Administration, University of Missouri-Kansas City (retired) and RUSA President,  was selected as the 2018 winner of the BRASS Excellence in Business Librarianship Award, sponsored by Mergent by FTSE Russell. In the words of one nominator, Chris LeBeau’s “career illustrates…(Read More)

Wall Street Bull

Originally published in Reference and User Services Quarterly (RUSQ) Vol 57, No 2 (2017).  Each year, the Business Reference Sources Committee of BRASS selects the outstanding business reference sources published since May of the previous year. This year, the committee reviewed nine entries; of these, two were designated as “Outstanding,” six as “Notable,” and one…(Read More)

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