The basic bio:

Ka-Neng Au is a Business Librarian at the John Cotton Dana Library of Rutgers University Libraries. He has reference, collection development, and bibliographic instruction responsibilities in accounting, business, economics, and management, as well as computer science and global studies. He is available for research consultation by appointment; send email to He is also the Head of the Collection Services Department at Dana Library.

Au has been a conference speaker in the US and abroad and the author of several journal articles and book chapters on information technology and business information resources. He was an adjunct instructor at the Rutgers Business School for six years, and conducts market research workshops for the NJ Small Business Development Center several times a year. His work with the NJ SBDC garnered him the Dun & Bradstreet Award for Outstanding Service to Minority Business Communities from the Reference and User Services Association, a division of the American Library Association.

He is the primary contributor to the extensive RUL Business Research Guide, with links to more than 3,000 business-related Internet and print resources. This Guide, in whole or in part, has been favorably received by many parties, including: ALA's Reference and User Services Association, the American Economics Association's Resources for Economists on the Internet, Argus Clearinghouse,, Choice, Find/SVP's BestBizWeb Eletter, the Internet Public Library, Librarians' Internet Index, the Scout Report for Business and Economics, and the Wall Street Executive Library.

Au received his BA in Management and Economics from the University of Guelph in Canada; his Masters in Library Service is from Rutgers SCILS. He is a member of the American Library Association, the Reference and User Services Association, and the Chinese American Librarians Association. More details may be found on the full CV.

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