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Today's Librarianship at NYPL's Science, Industry and ...


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Today's Librarianship at NYPL's Science, Industry and ...

  1. 1. Today’s Librarianship at NYPL’s Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL) Presenter: Emerenciana Bravo
  2. 2. What do librarians do at SIBL? <ul><li>Tailor our services to aspiring business owners and jobseekers. </li></ul><ul><li>Refer users to expert advisors and to community resources. </li></ul><ul><li>Teach users and expert advisors retrieval skills to find authoritative and relevant info. utilizing print and electronic resources. </li></ul>
  3. 3. SIBL’s services include <ul><li>Job Search Central </li></ul><ul><li>New York Small Business Resource Center ( </li></ul><ul><li>SCORE </li></ul><ul><li>Financial Literacy Central launching June 3, 2010 </li></ul>
  4. 4. Job Search Central <ul><li>Print and electronic resources for resume, and cover letter renovation, job interview tips, industry outlook, career change, corporate culture and competitive intelligence. </li></ul><ul><li>Career Coaching – Experienced volunteers provide one on one and group career counseling services. Pro bono coaches come from a range of sectors: higher education, human resources, executive search and outplacement. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Small Business Resource Center ( <ul><li>Business Owners Manual </li></ul><ul><li>Services Directory </li></ul><ul><li>Event Calendar </li></ul><ul><li>“ How to videos” </li></ul><ul><li>Employer Guidelines </li></ul><ul><li>Business Plan </li></ul><ul><li>Financing </li></ul><ul><li>Regulations </li></ul><ul><li>Tax planning </li></ul><ul><li>Marketing </li></ul>
  6. 6. SCORE <ul><li>Counselors to America's Small Business. (non-profit association). </li></ul><ul><li>Volunteers provide free, individual, in-depth counseling and training to small businesses and those starting a business. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Financial Literacy Central <ul><li>Banking </li></ul><ul><li>Saving </li></ul><ul><li>Credit Repair </li></ul><ul><li>Investing </li></ul><ul><li>Bonds </li></ul><ul><li>Stocks </li></ul><ul><li>Pensions and Social Security </li></ul><ul><li>One on one financial planning counseling by professional advisors from the financial services industry. </li></ul>
  8. 8. SIBL’s Programs & Classes <ul><li>Business Start-Up Resources & Services </li></ul><ul><li>Personal Finance and Investing Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Job Seekers Career Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Market Research </li></ul><ul><li>Annually 150+ “expert practitioners&quot; give formal presentations on topics that complement the services we provide at SIBL. </li></ul>
  9. 9. The New Librarian <ul><li>A knowledge professional who refers users to expert advisors and community resources as well as to published print/electronic resources to meet user’s needs. </li></ul>