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Introduction Each year, the Business Information Sources Committee of the Business Reference and Services Section (BRASS) selects the outstanding business information sources published since May of the previous year. This year, the committee reviewed fifteen entries; of these, two were designated as “Outstanding” and four as “Notable.”  Works are examined for the following: ease…(Read More)

Alexander Blend, Librarian at Middle Country Public Library, was selected as the 2021 winner for the Public Librarian Support Award for his enthusiastic service and dedication to the interlibrary loan community; for his advocacy on behalf of resource sharing practitioners; and for his important work with interlibrary loan cost and turnaround time data. Alex Blend…(Read More)

Ms. Premji’s project was selected by the Emerald Research Grant Award Committee as the winner of the 2021 Emerald Research Grant Award. The proposed research is on the role of business librarians in supporting and collaborating on knowledge syntheses. The goal of the project is to identify areas where methodological rigor of existing reviews…(Read More)

Mark’s strong service ethic, promotion of Spokane Public Library’s role in the regional business ecosystem, network building, and service to the profession is highly praised by colleagues. Some notable accomplishment are crowdsourcing subscriptions to both PitchBook and Bloomberg, a combination of resources not found elsewhere in a public library setting. Some examples of…(Read More)

Blake Robinson has been selected as the 2021 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 ALA Annual Conference. Blake Robinson…(Read More)

Rashida C. Scott, Library Assistant – Maricopa County Library District, Fountain Hills, AZ, is awarded the BRASS Student Travel Award sponsored by SimplyAnalytics for her enthusiastic dedication in providing approachable financial literacy programming and reference; for her commitment to business librarianship and community building; and for her exemplary work with patrons. In her role as…(Read More)

Ashley Johnson selected as the 2020 winner for the Public Librarian Support Award for her enthusiastic outreach to her local business community; for her promotion of library resources; and for her achievements within her Chamber of Commerce which reflect positively upon the profession and upon ALA/RUSA/BRASS. Ashley is active in networking and present…(Read More)

Steven Mark Cramer, Business Librarian & Coleman Fellow for Entrepreneurship Education, UNC Greensboro was chosen as this year’s BRASS Excellence in Business Librarianship. Steve has been a member of ALA RUSA and the BRASS Business Reference & User Services Section, 2001 to present. He served two terms on BRASS Education and currently serves on…(Read More)

Ms. Ash E. Faulkner’s project, Global Financial Literacy Study, was selected by the Emerald Research Grant Award Committee as the winner of the 2020 Emerald Research Grant Award. The research project will explore the roles libraries are playing in financial literacy education movements beyond the United States, focusing specifically on the education movements in…(Read More)