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2017 annual list of Best Free Reference Websites

February 11, 2018

This article was originally published in the Fall 2017 issue of Reference and User Services Quarterly. Welcome to the nineteenth annual Best Free Reference Websites list. In 1998, the Machine-Assisted Reference Section (MARS) of RUSA appointed an ad hoc…

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Your guide to RUSA’s Midwinter events

January 18, 2018

Headed to the Mile High city? Here’s a guide to all things RUSA. Be sure to bring a friend and stop by the RUSA Membership Social for food, trivia and prizes on Saturday, February 10! We’ll also be…

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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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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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Financial Literacy and Libraries Showcase Recap

February 1, 2018

In December 2017, the RUSA Financial Literacy Interest Group held an online “Financial Literacy and Libraries Showcase.” After a roundup of resources discussed throughout the year, Financial Literacy Interest Group members shared examples of their involvement in financial literacy programs…

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Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction announced on February 11!  View the shortlist here!