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Join us for this popular event as we unveil the year’s best in fiction, nonfiction, poetry, audiobook narration, and reference materials, featuring the Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction. Winners are hand-picked by our expert selection committees that work closely with adult readers. Their tireless efforts narrow down hundreds of…(Read More)

2017-2018 RUSA Board of Directors

At the 2018 ALA Midwinter Meeting in Denver, CO last month members from across the nation gathered to discuss, engage and inform of the hottest trends and topics of the association today.             The RUSA Board of Directors include (from left to right): (Top) Ed Garcia, Jessica Hughes (RUSA Executive…(Read More)

Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan

UPDATE: No medal for nonfiction was awarded in 2018. _______________________________________ The American Library Association (ALA) announced “Manhattan Beach,” by Jennifer Egan, published by Scribner, as the winner of the 2018 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction. The selection was announced RUSA’s Book and Media Awards Ceremony sponsored by NoveList, during the ALA Midwinter…(Read More)

Reading List

The Reading List Council has announced the 2018 selections of the Reading List, an annual best-of list comprising eight different fiction genres for adult readers. A shortlist of honor titles was also announced. The list was announced today during the American Library Association’s Midwinter Meeting held in Denver. The 2018 selections are: Adrenaline…(Read More)

Outstanding Reference Sources

The most noteworthy reference titles published in 2017 have been named to the 2018 Outstanding References Sources List, an annual list selected by experts of the Collection Development and Evaluation Section (CODES) of the Reference and User Services Association (RUSA), a division of the American Library Association. The Outstanding Reference Sources Committee was established in…(Read More)

Denver blue bear

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 unveiling the year’s best reading and reference, including the much anticipated Andrew Carnegie Medals…(Read More)

Thank You

If you’ll be in Denver next weekend for ALA Midwinter, be sure to stop by the booths of RUSA’s generous sponsors! We’d like to give an especially big thanks to this year’s RUSA Membership Social sponsors, Penguin Random House, RapidILL, ReferenceUSA and SAGE Publishing! You can thank them at the social…(Read More)

many-people-thinking

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 winning team generating a $200 prize to be donated to ALA’s 21st Century Fund, Spectrum…(Read More)

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