RUSA @ 2019 ALA Annual Conference

RUSA is sponsoring 10 programs in addition to the President’s Program during the 2019 ALA Annual Conference. Additionally there will be meetings of the RUSA board, Section boards, committee meetings and discussion groups. All RUSA-sponsored events may be found by visiting the Conference Scheduler.

Friday, June 21, 2019

RUSA Genealogy Preconference, sponsored by ProQuest

8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Guardians of the (Financial) Galaxy: How Financial Regulators Generate Free Data, Tools, and Information Along the Way

8:30 am – 4:00 pm

Saturday, June 22, 2019

The New Frontier: Hot Topics Engaging Older Adults

8:30 am – 10:00 am

Emerging Technologies Section (ETS) Tech Showcase

10:30 am – 11:30 am

Give Them What They Want: Reader Focused Collection Development

2:30 pm – 3: 30 pm

Inequity and the Disappearance of Reference and User Services (President’s Program)

4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction Ceremony and Reception

8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Sunday, June 23, 2019

Literary Tastes: Celebrating the Best Reading of the Year (RUSA)

8:00 am – 10:00 am

Amplify your voice: Advocacy in the workplace

10:30 am – 11:30 am

National Archives from Anywhere: Online Primary Sources for History, Genealogy, Foreign Relations, and Teaching about the American Experience

2:30 pm – 3: 30 pm

The Data of D.C.: Open Sources for Business Research

4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Monday, June 24, 2019

History Comes Alive: Augmented Reality & Libraries

10:30 am – 11:30 am

New Discoveries in Reference: The 25th Annual Reference Research Forum

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

If We Build it, Will They Come? The Role of Technology in Library Redesign and Renovation

2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

A Natural Disaster Shouldn’t Become a Personal Finance Disaster: Addressing Money Management and Fraud Awareness in Your Library’s Disaster Recovery Programs

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm


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