A prolific writer on a wide variety of research topics, Mary Ellen Bates is available for by-lined articles on virtually all facets of business research, trends, tips, and "what's next" in the area of research and information analysis. As her readers attest, Mary Ellen offers a crisp, down-to-earth writing style that's reader-friendly and brings research topics to life.
Mary Ellen has written or co-authored seven books on a range of topics, including entrepreneurship and the information industry. In addition, she has written the Telecom Information Sources chapter for “Internet Tools of the Profession, 2nd edition, published by the Special Libraries Association, June 1997; the “Use of the Internet” chapter for “Handbook of Information Management,” 8th edition (ASLIB-IMI, 2001); and “The Changing Role of the Info-Entrepreneur” chapter for Advances in Librarianship, Vol. 29, (Elsevier, 2005).