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Dr. Plummer Alston Jones Jr.

Dr. Plummer Alston Jones, Jr., professor of library science at East Carolina University in Greenville, NC was selected as the 2018 recipient of the Reference and User Services Association’s (RUSA) History Section’s Genealogy / History Achievement Award, sponsored by ProQuest. The award consists of a citation and $1,500* to a librarian, library or…(Read More)

Stephanie Pitts-Noggle, Business Specialist Librarian at Champaign Public Library (IL) was selected as the 2018 winner of the BRASS Research Grant Award sponsored by Emerald Publishing. The grant, awarded to an individual or team, consists of $5,000 to conduct research in business librarianship. Pitts-Noggle’s research project, “Knowing what you don’t…(Read More)

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The History Section of the Reference and User Services Association is seeking research proposals for a $2,500 research grant. The History Research and Innovation Award, sponsored by Gale, a Cengage Company, is looking for research proposals related to history and history librarianship. The deadline for proposal applications is January 5, 2018. This year’s…(Read More)

Research board

The Research & Statistics Committee of the Reference Services Section of the Reference & User Services Association (RUSA) invites submission of reference service research project proposals for presentation at New Discoveries in Reference: The 24rd Annual Reference Research Forum at the 2018 American Library Association Annual Conference in New Orleans, LA. Researchers and practitioners from…(Read More)

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Discover new and notable research articles from the past year, selected by the Research and Statistics Section (RSS). Members chose articles based on quality of research design, theoretical framework, uniqueness of research question, and relevance to the field of reference, among other factors. View this year’s articles with brief abstracts…(Read More)

Wayne A. Wiegand

Wayne A. Wiegand, author and  F. William Summers Professor Emeritus of Library and Information Studies at Florida State University, was selected as the 2017 winner of the Gale Cengage History Research and Innovation Award, administered by the History Section of RUSA. Wiegand was selected for his outstanding project proposal. His research promises to fill a…(Read More)

Raymond Pun

Raymond Pun, First Year Student Success Librarian at California State University, Fresno was named the 2017 winner of the Emerald Research Grant Award, administered by the Business and Reference Services Section of RUSA. Pun was selected for his project, “Mapping Collaborations between Business Librarians and Career Counselors,” an exploratory study of how academic business librarians…(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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