BRASS News

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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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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Fall, 2017 Academic BRASS Newsletter Now Available

December 26, 2017

The fall 2017 issue of the Academic BRASS newsletter is now published (see below). Special thanks to webmaster and author Annette Buckley, and to authors Paul Brothers, Ben Richards, and Forrest Wright. Inside this issue you will find an account…

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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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Tag, you’re it! #HumansOfRUSA

November 17, 2017

Who is RUSA? You are! Follow us on Twitter @ALA_RUSA and tell us why you love being a member! Post a favorite picture and tag your RUSA friends and give a shout out to your section. Let’s get everyone…

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On being thankful: We all make the world

November 27, 2017

Throughout the year, committees of the Reference and User Services Association, a division of the American Library Association, are hard at work selecting the year’s best in reading and reference for adult readers. The culminating event, RUSA’s Book…

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