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RUSA Membership Social Trivia

Test your RUSA knowledge for a good cause!

January 16, 2018

How well do you know RUSA? Come and find out at RUSA’s Membership Social during the ALA Midwinter Meeting. There will be a test – we will be playing RUSA trivia hosted by the illustrious Dave Tyckoson — with the…

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RUSA Vice-President Seeks Volunteers

January 10, 2018

Dear RUSA Members, I invite you to volunteer to serve on one of our many RUSA committees. RUSA is a member community engaged in advancing the practices of connecting people to resources, information services, and collections. Volunteering for a committee…

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RUSQ Winter Edition 2017 Cover

RUSQ winter 2017 issue now available

December 28, 2017

**to get email notifications when a new edition is published, click here.**  It is Christmas Eve here as I write the introduction to RUSQ 57:2; view now. I hope that the holiday season offers a time for RUSA members…

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What can RUSA do for you?

December 26, 2017

The RUSA Member Engagement Committee is here to engage you! Please take a moment to fill out this brief survey. Help us help you! We want you to make the most of your RUSA membership! RUSA has so much to…

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New ALA Connect Upcoming Training

December 5, 2017

Upcoming Training Remote trainings will be available after Midwinter. See more information the training schedule and details about the ALA Connect upgrade. There will be two live demos and training for the new ALA Connect at Midwinter. Saturday, February 10th…

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Do TWICE THE GOOD with one donation

November 13, 2017

Every once in a while, an opportunity to do MORE comes along. This is one such opportunity – the chance to do TWICE THE GOOD with one donation. An anonymous donor is matching gifts made between now and January 15,…

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2018 Emerging Leader Hailley Fargo

Hailley Fargo selected as RUSA’s 2018 Emerging Leader

December 6, 2017

RUSA is pleased to announce that Hailley Fargo has been selected as our 2018 Emerging Leader! Hailley is the Student Engagement Librarian at Pennsylvania State University. ALA’s Emerging Leader Program is designed to enable library staff and information workers…

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Call for presentations: 2018 Reference Research Forum

December 7, 2017

The Research & Statistics Committee of the Reference Services Section of the Reference & User Services Association (RUSA) invites submission of reference service research project proposals for presentation at New Discoveries in Reference: The 24rd Annual Reference Research Forum at…

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Be proactive, not reactive to shortfalls in revenue

December 7, 2017

Upon releasing his new book, 40+ New Revenue Sources for Libraries and Nonprofits (ALA Editions, 2016), I had the chance to follow up with author and BRASS member, Ed Rossman about how he entered librarianship and why it’s important…

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