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RUSQ Special Issue: Trusted Information in an Age of Uncertainty, Vol 57, No 3 (2018) Spring

**to get email notifications when a new edition is published, click here.**  From the Editor Public and academic libraries alike are facing a variety of challenges surrounding information, facts, and trust. These challenges arise from a societal shift that has been building over the half century since Richard Hofstadter published Anti-Intellectualism in American Life…(Read More)

Eleanor Mitchell and Barbara Watstein, 2018 winners of the Isadore Gilbert Mudge Award

Eleanor Mitchell, Director of Library Services at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, and Sarah B. Watstein, Dean, Lemieux Library and McGoldrick Learning Commons of Seattle University were selected as the 2018 winners of the Isadore Gilbert Mudge Award, the Reference and User Services Association’s highest honor. For the past thirteen years Ms. Mitchell and…(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)

Wall Street Bull

Originally published in Reference and User Services Quarterly (RUSQ) Vol 57, No 2 (2017).  Each year, the Business Reference Sources Committee of BRASS selects the outstanding business reference sources published since May of the previous year. This year, the committee reviewed nine entries; of these, two were designated as “Outstanding,” six as “Notable,” and one…(Read More)

Kids in the library

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 and Media Awards Ceremony, celebrates the authors, publishers and member volunteers that make these selections…(Read More)

RUSA Annual Achievement Awards
[DEADLINE EXTENDED!] On September 1, 2016, RUSA will open the nomination period for its annual series of achievement awards and grants. Nominations and supporting materials for most awards must be submitted by December 19, 2016**. RUSA encourages members to nominate their colleagues whose work has influenced their thinking and performance and whose outstanding contributions merit…(Read More)

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