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Business Reference Essentials: Business Information Literacy

A guide for new business librarians to get started and a refresher for seasoned professionals.

Information Competency Skills for Business Students

The BRASS Business Reference in Academic Libraries Committee has identified Key Information Competency Skills for Business Students (2003).

Information Literacy in Business & Economics: Bibliographies

ACRL Instruction Section wiki provides a bibliography of literature on business and economics information literacy and a list of accrediting agencies and professional associations. 


Ann Fiegen identified a list of top journals where articles on business instruction appeared more than once in 1980-2009:


Journal of Business & Finance Librarianship   10  
Reference Services Review     10
Research Strategies 8
College and Research Libraries 4
Journal of Education for Business   4
Reference Librarian     3
Journal of Academic Librarianship  2
Journal of Marketing Education  2


Fiegen, A.M. (2011). Business information literacy: A synthesis for best practices. Journal of Business & Finance Librarianship, 16 (4): 267-288. doi:10.1080/08963568.2011.606095.

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