[Libs-Or] Business Reference 101 => Online Course Feb. 3rd - 28th
jennifer.maurer at state.or.us
Thu Jan 30 08:49:05 PST 2014
The Reference and User Services Association (RUSA), a division of ALA, is offering an asynchronous online course called Business Reference 101. The upcoming session is from February 3rd - 28th, but the course will be offered again in May, July, and September.
Do you wish you felt more confident when faced with a business reference question? Want to demystify SIC and NAICS codes, ROI and 10k's? Then Business Reference 101 is for you! This four-week, Web-based professional development course is designed for academic, special or public librarians and other researchers and library staff who have a basic understanding of some business resources but who do not work with them often enough to build expertise. The course will provide students with a framework for understanding the business reference process as well as an overview of business reference sources specific to each of the course modules...Business Reference 101 participants will also have access to proprietary business reference databases such as Standard & Poor's NetAdvantage, Gale's Business Insights: Global, Morningstar, IBISWord, Plunkett Research Online and ReferenceUSA, among others...It is a "101" approach, meaning that it is primarily targeted at those who are not very familiar with this subject area. Seasoned business researchers could take Business Reference 101 as a refresher course to brush up on their skills.
For more information about the course content, pricing, and registration, go here: http://www.ala.org/rusa/development/businessreference101.
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From: Susan Hornung, RUSA executive director [mailto:rusa=ala.org at mail70.atl31.mcdlv.net] On Behalf Of Susan Hornung, RUSA executive director
Sent: Thursday, January 30, 2014 7:01 AM
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Subject: There's still time to register for Business Reference 101 with Celia Ross!
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Register now for RUSA's online course "Business Reference 101"!
Beginning Feb. 3 - 28, 2014
The course runs Feb. 3 - 28, 2014. Course content is appropriate for librarians and library staff of all types who wish to acquire business reference expertise. Business Reference 101 will demystify such topics as SIC, NAICS codes, ROI and 10ks. Students will also have access to proprietary business reference databases. Course participants login throughout the week to complete assignments-there are no scheduled meeting times for this asynchronous course!
Instructor: Celia Ross is past chair of RUSA's Brass section, an experienced facilitator and practitioner in the business reference field, and a newly published author!
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