Business Librarianship 101: Core Competencies for Business Librarianship

Jun. 24, 2011
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The Business Reference and Services Section (BRASS) of the Reference and User Services Association (RUSA) invites you to attend:

Business Librarianship 101: Core Competencies for Business Librarianship

Date: Friday, June 24, 2011
Time: 9 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Where: Conference Hotel (TBD)

Why attend? This full-day interactive educational workshop will provide an overview of business resources and collection development techniques in business and its related topics.

Who should attend? This pre-conference is designed for beginning business librarians, generalists who have assumed responsibility as business librarians, or any academic, public, or special librarian interested in the field of business reference.

Speakers:
Rhonda Kleiman, Economic Development Manager at the Library System of Lancaster County and Bobray Bordelon, Economics & Finance Librarian/Data Services Librarian at Princeton University

Cost:
Advance Registration (through May 13, 2011): RUSA member, $195; ALA member, $225; non-member, $295; student and retired members, $165.
Onsite Registration (May 14 – June 17, 2011): RUSA member, $220; ALA member, $250; non-member, $320; student and retired members, $190.
***GROUP RATES: $175 each until May 13; then $205 May 14-June 19

***Group discounts are available if 3 or more librarians or library staff from the same library, library network, or library systems register for any of the RUSA pre-conferences. More information can be found at http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/rusa/events/annual/rusa2011precongroup....

For more RUSA conference information please visit http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/rusa/events/annual/index.cfm. Tickets for the preconference can be purchased in advance when registering for ALA Annual Conference. Already registered? You can add the pre-conference to an existing registration.

Online registration for the ALA Annual Conference in New Orleans can be found at http://www.alaannual.org/ Remember, you can register for ticketed events and pre-conferences without registering for the Annual Conference-simply select "SO Institutes and Ticketed Events Only" as your registration type, then select your event(s) from the list in Annual Pre-Conferences and Events