Industry Research using the Economic Census and Other Government Sources, part 1
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM (EST)
To understand an industry is to understand the context in which a company operates. This course will review the Economic Census and other free government sources that could help you find specific data, create an industry profile, define competition, and monitor the business environment. If you work with small to medium size businesses this webinar will give you the confidence to help with marketing plans for entrepreneurs and economic development plans for policy makers.
Designed for Librarians, all interested are welcome to join us, limited to the 98.
Hands on "Quiz" will get you into the sources and using the services. Come back, the following week to share what you found and discuss the joys and struggles and go deeper into industry research.
Don't forget to registar for Part 2, On December 18 we will review the hands on "quiz" you received on December 11 where you practiced using the sources and services learned in part 1. This collaborative event will also record some of your favor free and fee-based sources to do industry research.
ALA RUSA Business Reference and Services Section (BRASS)
BRASS is the Business Reference and Services Section of ALA's Reference & User Services Association (RUSA). Whether you're new to business reference and looking for some guidance or you wish to share your business reference expertise, BRASS is your home. Members come from all kinds of libraries, including public, academic, and corporate.