History Section News

Calling all Library Students!

May 29, 2018

Calling all library students! The RUSA Member Engagement Committee wants to know more about you. Please complete our survey so that RUSA can create new and improved opportunities for you to fully engage with RUSA as an emerging professional. Please…

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Dr. Plummer Alston Jones Jr.

Dr. Plummer Alston Jones, Jr. wins genealogical history award

May 1, 2018

Dr. Plummer Alston Jones, Jr., professor of library science at East Carolina University in Greenville, NC was selected as the 2018 recipient of the Reference and User Services Association’s (RUSA) History Section’s Genealogy / History Achievement Award, sponsored by…

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Annual data on public libraries released by IMLS

April 24, 2018

The Institute of Museum and Library Services today released the latest data from its 2016 Public Libraries Survey. The Public Libraries Survey examines key indicators of public library use, financial health, staffing, and resources. Explore the FY 2016 data and…

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