Upcoming Presentations in 2019

  • April 12, Association of Independent Information Professtionals Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA - "Successful Project Work: The Secret Sauce to Keeping a Client Happy"
  • May 15, American Business Women's Association-Lancaster Area Express Network - "Some Myths of Success and Lessons Learned"


Standard Presentations

The following is a list of standard presentations I offer to business organizations.  Please feel free to contact me if you are interested in having me speak at a meeting.

  • Basics of Market Research
  • Competitive Intelligence Basics
  • Electronic Resources for Job Searching
  • Creating Targeted Marketing Lists for B-to-B and B-to-C,
  • Using Online Mapping Tools to Determine Your B-to-B or B-to-C Target Market


Past Special Presentations and Workshops

  • Basics of Market Research, Lancaster General Hospital School of Nursing, PA
  • Business Reference Basics, Schlow Library, State College, PA
  • Business Reference 101: Core Competencies for Business Librarians, Co-facilitator and presenter, BRASS (Business Reference and Services Section), American Library Association Annual Conference, Chicago, IL and New Orleans, LA
  • Business Reference Sources, Onondaga County Library System, Syracuse, NY
  • Career Transitions, ABWA Penn Square Chapter, Lancaster, PA; ABWA WISE Chapter, York, PA
  • Competitive Intelligence Basics and Resources, Family Business Center at Elizabethtown College, Elizabethtown, PA
  • Competitive Intelligence Certification Program (series of five seminars on CI basics), Library System of Lancaster County, PA, in partnership with the Lancaster Chamber of Commerce & Industry
  • Economic Development Panel – 2008 Delaware Library Summit sponsored by Delaware Council on Libraries, Dover, DE
  • Economic Gardening in Lancaster County (with Diane Pawling), Cecil County Library Perryville Branch, Elkton, MD
  • Economic Gardening in Lancaster County, Lancaster County Board of Commissioners, PA
  • Economic Gardening Programs in Public Libraries, University of Pittsburgh, Bradford & Seneca Library, Bradford, PA
  • Electronic Resources for Job Searching, Right Management, Lancaster, PA
  • Finding Your Target Market, New Holland Business Association, New Holland, PA
  • Free Web Resources for Small Businesses (with Diane Pawling), Pennsylvania Library Association Annual Conference, Lancaster, PA
  • Growing Business @ Your Library, New Jersey Library Association, Ocean City, NJ
  • Office Organization, SCORE Lancaster/Lancaster Chamber Small Business Roundtable
  • Resources and Strategies for Job Hunting and Career Changes, Section Chair and Facilitator, BRASS (Business Reference & Services Section) Forum, American Library Association Annual Conference, Chicago, IL
  • Schmooze or Lose: Building Business Relationships, Forum sponsored by BRASS Business Reference in Public Libraries Committee, American Library Association, Chicago, IL
  • A Touch of POWER, A Dash of Print and a Taste of the Web: A Recipe for Business Reference Success (with Jenna Persick, Chester County Library System), Pennsylvania Library Association, King of Prussia, PA
  • Using Business Library Resources to Support Three Classical Approaches to Support the Feasibility of a Business Idea, SCORE Lancaster, PA
  • Winning New Business: A Toolkit for Advertising Agencies, Lancaster Public Library, PA