Awards News

STARGazer Kurt Munson

Meet STARGazer Kurt Munson!

April 5, 2018

Meet STARGazer Kurt Munson! Kurt’s full interview is available at http://www.ala.org/rusa/sections/stars/rusa-stargazing-kurt-munson Interviews with other STARGazers (featured members of RUSA STARS) are available at: http://www.ala.org/rusa/sections…

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Guerda Baucicaut

Baucicaut wins ILL mentoring travel award

April 11, 2018

Guerda Baucicaut, Inter Library Loan & Reserves Specialist at the City University of New York was selected as one of two winners of the STARS Mentoring Award sponsored by Atlas Systems. The award offers  $1,250 to fund travel expenses…

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Kalinowski wins business librarianship travel grant

March 30, 2018

Alice Kalinowski, Liaison Librarian at the University of Pittsburgh was selected as the 2018 winner of the BRASS Academic Business Librarianship Travel Award sponsored by Global Financial Data. The grant consists of $1,250 and is awarded to an individual…

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Scott Brick, narrator of Dead Wake

Popular narrator Scott Brick to join Literary Tastes panel

March 30, 2018

Scott Brick, narrator of hundreds of audiobooks, including the 2016 Listen List winner Dead Wake by Erik Larson (Books on Tape), will be joining RUSA’s ever popular conference highlight, Literary Tastes author panel. The panel features authors and narrators…

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Amilcar Perez

Perez named winner of public librarian support award

March 30, 2018

Amilcar Perez, Adult Services Librarian at Forest Park Public Library (IL), was selected as the 2018 winner of the BRASS Public Librarian Support Award sponsored by Morningstar. The award consists of  $1,250 to assist with travel expenses to ALA…

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Pitts-Noggle wins business reference research grant

March 29, 2018

Stephanie Pitts-Noggle, Business Specialist Librarian at Champaign Public Library (IL) was selected as the 2018 winner of the BRASS Research Grant Award sponsored by Emerald Publishing. The grant, awarded to an individual or team, consists of $5,000 to…

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RUSA President wins Excellence in Business Librarianship Award

March 28, 2018

Chris LeBeau,  Assistant Teaching Professor, University of Missouri and Librarian for Management and Public Administration, University of Missouri-Kansas City (retired) and RUSA President,  was selected as the 2018 winner of the BRASS Excellence in Business Librarianship Award, sponsored by…

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