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ALA Annual Conference Chicago

The first years of college present many opportunities for libraries to make an impact on students’ development. Creative librarians in small and large academic institutions are employing technologies, such as library tours via mobile apps, digital collaboration tools, research suite services and tutorials, and innovative discovery tool technologies, among others. In this panel presentation, we…(Read More)

ALA Annual Conference Chicago

As the field of UX expands and libraries adopt a more user-based way of designing services and solving problems, the techniques, and subsequently, the jargon associated with the field have expanded. Speakers from both libraries and the design industry will explore the intersection between design thinking, user experience, and service design with the intention…(Read More)

Please note this event has been cancelled. RUSA’s Emerging Technologies Section (ETS) is hosting a half-day preconference session on Friday, June 23, 2017, 9am-12pm. This preconference will focus on user testing and experience using discussion, presentations, and interactive exercises. Our presenters will offer strategies and tools from throughout the life cycle of…(Read More)

RUSA Annual Achievement Awards

RUSA has hosted many wonderful award ceremonies at the American Library Association Annual Conference, honoring dozens of talented and remarkable librarians. We would not be a able to do this without the faithful support provided from our sponsors. In the coming year our association needs to adapt to some situational changes in our environment; the…(Read More)

Matthew Desmond (left) and Colson Whitehead (right)

On June 24, 2017 at the ALA Annual Conference in Chicago, librarians, publishers, ALA Leaders and readers alike gathered at the Hilton Chicago to witness a night of literary history. Sara Paretsky, famed novelist of the “V.I. Warshawski” mystery series and Chicago local was the featured speaker of the ceremony and gave a powerful…(Read More)

Membership Social

Bloomsbury is celebrating the launch of their new Digital Resources division as well as their Dartmouth Medal win. They’d love to have RUSA members join them! Help Bloomsbury celebrate and enjoy some wine and appetizers and/or coffee and pastries while you’re at it! Check out the details below and add these two…(Read More)

RSS ETS Happy Hour Sponsors Plunkett research and civic technologies

I and my colleagues in ETS and RSS invite you to join us for a Happy Hour on Saturday, June 24 from 6pm-7:30pm at Bar Louie (333 N. Dearborn). It will be an opportunity to relax, meet new friends, and learn (a little) about the two sections. With many thanks to RUSA’s…(Read More)

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