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Format: 2017-09-24T14
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Sunday, June 28 - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Business Reference Sources Committee Publishers' Forum (RUSA_BRASS) Forum/Update/Assembly Moscone Convention Center
Esplanade 303
Description :

Money Smart – Sources for Promoting Financial Literacy to Your Community. The ability to effectively manage finances begins with developing the necessary skills and knowledge to understand financial resources, then using them to make informed decisions. Financial data service products can help people manage their personal finances; however patrons may find these products overwhelming. This forum will include representatives from Morningstar, Standard & Poor’s, Mergent, and the San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank, who will demonstrate how their products can help your patrons improve their financial literacy.

Monday, June 29 - 8:00am

8:00am - 10:00am
“Not Elsewhere Classified”: Researching New and Niche Industries Program Moscone Convention Center
2022 (W)
Description :

How do librarians teach business students and entrepreneurs the research techniques for a budding industry or market? How do we help our clients get ahead of an emerging industry or a new idea? Learn from experts about how to locate and evaluate information on leading-edge industries, assess markets, and lead your clients in making strategic decisions when their business crosses traditional NAICS code boundaries or is part of a new field.