Sosulski '04 biz librarian of the year

UW iSchool alumna Nicolette Warisse Sosulski, business librarian at Portage (Mich.) District Library, is the winner of the 2011 Gale Cengage Learning Award for Excellence in Business Librarianship -- an annual honor administered by the Business Reference & Services Section (BRASS) of the Reference and User Services Association (RUSA) and sponsored by Gale Cengage Learning.

In a press release announcing the award, the Reference and User Services Association pointed to Sosulski's strengths "[...] leveraging her connections, resources and technology to meet a vast array of patron needs, including job hunters in a horrendous economy, small business concerns, youth financial education and fellow business librarian training in varied settings, including corporate, academic, public and non-profit."

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