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Achievement Award winner selection work must be completed no later than one week after Midwinter (by January 31), with the exception of the BRASS Student Travel Award, Zora Neale Hurston Award and Louis Shores Award* *ZNH and LS winners are announced at the Midwinter RUSA Book and Media Awards ceremony Immediately upon selection the award…(Read More)

This award consists of $1,250* and is given to a student enrolled in an ALA accredited master’s degree program to fund travel to and attendance at the ALA Annual Conference and a one-year membership in the Business Reference and Services Section (BRASS) of RUSA. More information here: http://www.rusaupdate.org/awards…(Read More)

The achievement award nomination period opens on September 1 for all achievement awards and the submission deadline (with the exception of the BRASS-SimplyMap Student Travel Award*) is December 9.   More info here: http://connect.ala.org/node/152233…(Read More)

Donna Brearcliffe, Library of Congress, ETS

Donna Brearcliffe, Acting Head, Humanities & Social Sciences Section, Researcher & Reference Services Division of the Library of Congress has been selected as the 2018 winner of the ETS Achievement Award. Brearcliffe served as Chair of ETS shortly after the section changed its name from MARS. She advocated strongly for completing that transition and embracing…(Read More)

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 Mergent by FTSE Russell. In the words of one nominator, Chris LeBeau’s “career illustrates…(Read More)

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