Business Information

$200.00

Dates: March 7 - April 3

Credits: 1.5 CEUs or 15 PDHs

The purpose of this course is to familiarize librarians and information professionals with key topics related to Business Information, including, but not limited to, Accounting, Management, Economics, Finance, Marketing, Sports Management, and Intellectual Property. The course will include best practices for the process of finding, retrieving, organizing, evaluating, and using information both in print and electronic formats. Participants will learn to identify and locate major and trusted sources for business reference and research. Course participants will also learn how to assist their user groups in conducting business research effectively using a variety of resources, depending on their institutional access, from open access and public web sources to highly specialized subscription journals and databases.

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1.5 CEUs or 15 PDHs

Registration dates

We accept registrations through the first week of classes, unless enrollment is full, and unless the class was canceled before it started due to low enrollment.

Course Description

The purpose of this course is to familiarize librarians and information professionals with key topics related to Business Information, including, but not limited to, Accounting, Management, Economics, Finance, Marketing, Sports Management, and Intellectual Property. The course will include best practices for the process of finding, retrieving, organizing, evaluating, and using information both in print and electronic formats. Participants will learn to identify and locate major and trusted sources for business reference and research. Course participants will also learn how to assist their user groups in conducting business research effectively using a variety of resources, depending on their institutional access, from open access and public web sources to highly specialized subscription journals and databases.

Amy Jansen

Amy JansenAmy Jansen serves as a Business Librarian and liaison to a business school at a public university in New England and has worked extensively with Business students and faculty members, as well as information professionals doing business research of all sorts. Amy started out her career in LIS as a library software trainer and has worked for small liberal arts colleges as well as large research universities. She truly enjoys business research and its complexities and is especially intrigued by real world applications of business information, including competitive intelligence and intellectual property issues. She has an MA in Women’s & Gender Studies from the University of Cincinnati and an MS in Library & Information Science from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

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Special Session

Please contact us to arrange a special session of this class for a group of seven or more, with a negotiable discount, or to be notified when it is next scheduled.

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