Professional Competencies for Reference & User Services Librarians

The final draft of the revised RUSA Professional Competencies for Reference and User Services Librarians is now available for comment and feedback by the RUSA membership. Please feel free to add your comments in the discussion space on ALA Connect. You may also send your comments to Nancy Huling, the Task Force chair, at [email protected] The commenting period ends on Monday, July 31, 2017.

Anne Houston, RUSA Past President, will be hosting a town hall in July which will is an opportunity to discuss and comment on the competencies.

This is the first revision of the competencies which were created in 2003. A huge thank you to the task force that has worked for more than a year on the draft revisions. Task force members are Nancy Huling, Chair, Larayne Dallas, Robin Kinder, Jo Bell Whitlatch, and Beth Woodard.

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