Quarterly Update: Winter 2017

Carol Schuetz, Editor

President’s Note

Hello again RUSA members! It’s been a busy few months since we gathered together at ALA Annual 2016 in Orlando, FL. First and foremost, I am very pleased to announce this year’s RUSA Emerging Leader Stacy Gilbert. Stacy…

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Referencing Reference: The I AM RUSA podcast

The I AM RUSA (Reference User Service Association) podcast series started in early 2016 as a way to promote and discuss reference services with RUSA members. It addresses a variety of topics such as the changing role of reference services…

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Annual Conference events:

Save the dates! Saturday, June 24: 8-10 pm – Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction Ceremony Sunday, June 25: 8-10 am – Literary Tastes 5-6:30 pm – RUSA Achievement Awards Ceremony…

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RUSA’s Winter Webinars

Each webinar registration is $45 for RUSA members; $50 for ALA members; $65 for non-ALA members; $25 for student members and retired ALA members. Register now. “Step away from the reference desk: practical tips for implementing and integrated research…

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BRASS Notes

Elizabeth Malafi, Editor Message from BRASS Chair Hello, Many thanks to everyone serving on BRASS committees and for all your work. Your contributions make BRASS a wonderful organization. If you are attending ALA Midwinter in Atlanta, please join us at…

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CODES

Barry Trott, Editor Chair’s Message Autumn is the season when CODES book and media awards committees crank into full gear! CODES members are hard at work reading, listening and evaluating books, reference works, and other resources across all genres…

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Emerging Technologies Section (ETS)

Winter 2017: ETS Events planned for ALA Midwinter 2017, Nominate an Outstanding ETS Colleague, Section Goals, and More // Geoffrey Morse, Editor Note from the ETS Chair Hello, everyone! It’s my pleasure to introduce this pre-Midwinter update from ETS…

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RSS Review

Denise Wetzel, Editor Message from the Chair: Happy Fall! It’s hard to believe we’re getting ready for Midwinter already! It’s been a busy fall. With the update of RUSA pages, RSS hopes to continue working to update…

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STARS

Kerry Keegan, Editor Letter from the Chair Hello STARS, This fall has flown by and I can hardly believe we’re gearing up for the Midwinter Meeting in just two months. If you’re coming to Atlanta and are currently…

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