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Paul Brothers

Associate Professor, Business Reference Librarian

Angelo Bruno Business Library

Phone: 205-348-1097
Email: pbrother@bruno.cba.ua.edu

Focus and Current Research

Business reference & information sources instruction.

Education

The University of Alabama (B.A. and M.L.I.S.).

Honors Achievements & Affiliations

Professor Brothers has co-authored and written several articles for publications such as Journal of Business and Finance Librarianship and College & Research Libraries.  He has held several leadership positions in the Business Reference and Services Section of the American Library Association, including serving as chair of the section in 2015-2016.

Selected Publications

Brothers, Paul. (2013). "SBRnet: Sports Business Research Network." Journal of Business & Finance Librarianship.  18 (4):337-342.

Brothers, Paul, Dewland, Jason,Hahn, Ed, Martin, Julia.  "The Business of Social Media: How to Plunder the Treasure Trove."  Reference & User Services Quarterly: The Journal of The Reference and User Services Association (RUSA), 51(2):37-42.

Brothers, Paul (ed.), Monica Hagan, and Shikha Sharma. 2010. "Best of the Best Business Websites (Free Resources) The 2010 Selection." Reference & User Services Quarterly: The Journal of The Reference and User Services Association (RUSA), 50, (2):132-134.

Pike, Lee, Chapman, Karen, Brothers, Paul, Hines, Todd. (2010). "Library Outreach to the Alabama Black Belt: the Alabama Entrepreneurial Research Network." Journal of Business and Finance Librarianship. 15(3 &4):197-207.

Brothers, Paul (2010). "World Wide Web Reviews, International Organizations: International Labour Organization (ILO.org)."  Journal of Business and Finance Librarianship, 15(2):124-130. 

Brothers, Paul, Evans, Kelly, Scott, Penny, Trott, Garrett (2009). "Best of the Best Business Websites (Free  Resources) The 2009 Selection." Reference & User Services Quarterly: The Journal of The Reference and User Services Association (RUSA), 49(1):52-5.

Website review of Transparency International (2007)  http://www.transparency.org/ for Journal of Business & Finance Librarianship, 13(1): 49-55.

Chapman, Karen, and Paul Brothers. (2006)  "Database Coverage for Research in Management Information Systems," College & Research Libraries 67(1): 50-62.   

Chapman, Karen and Paul Brothers. (2004). "A Reference Study of Leading MIS Journals: Identifying Formats, Frequency, and Journal Subjects," Journal of Business and Finance Librarianship 10(2):17-29.