RUSA @ 2023 ALA Annual Conference

The complete schedule of RUSA programs and room locations are listed below. Full program descriptions are available on the Annual Conference website.

RUSA @ ALA Annual Conference

Thursday, June 22, 2023

HS Preconference – Research in the Heart of America: Chicago Area Resources for Genealogy and Local History, 9:00am-4:00pm – Off Site, Harold Washington Library

Saturday, June 24, 2023

Shared Collections Interest Group Meeting 8:30 – 10am – McCormick Place, W474a

STARS All Members Meeting 8:30-10 am – McCormick Place, W471b

BRASS All Committee Meeting 8:30-10 am – McCormick Place, W193

CODES Notable Books Council 9-10 am – Hyatt Regency McCormick, Superior

Emerging Technologies Section Membership Meeting 9-10 am – Marriott Marquis, Calculus

History Librarians Discussion Group 9-10 am – McCormick Place, W196c

User Services in Public Libraries Committee Meeting 9-10 am – Hyatt Regency McCormick, Huron

Genealogy & Local History Discussion 10:30-11:30am – McCormick Place, W196b

STARS ILL Discussion Group 10:30-11:30 am – McCormick Place, W176c

At a Crossroads: The Intersection of Access, Accessibility, and Emerging Tech 11-12 noon – McCormick Place, W184bc

Strategies for Teaching and Promoting Data Literacy Skills among Students and Librarians 11-12 noon – McCormick Place, W181a

Wrangling Institutional Advisory Efforts: How One Public Library System Created a Platform for All Format, All Ages Advisory Services 11-12 noon – McCormick Place, W178b

RUSA President’s Program – “Leading for Justice: Surveying the Intersection of Social Justice and User Services” 1-2 pm – McCormick Place, W196b

STARS Access Services Discussion Group Forum 2:30-3:30 pm – McCormick Place, W183b

Readers’ Advisory Trends and Topics 2:30-3:30 pm – McCormick Place, W181c

The Freedom of Information Act: Requests to Redactions 2:30-3:30 pm – McCormick Place, W178b

You’re a Grown-Up–So Why Are You Reading a YA Book? 2:30-3:30 pm – McCormick Place, W176ab

RUSA Accessibility Assembly 2:30-3:30 pm – Hyatt Regency McCormick, Jackson Park D

Libraries Helping Refugees and New Immigrants Learn the U.S. Financial System 4-5 pm – McCormick Place, W176c

HS All-Section Meeting 4-5 pm – McCormick Place,W193

2023 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction Award Ceremony and Reception 7-10 pm – American Writers Museum, 180 N. Michigan Ave., 2nd Fl

Sunday, June 25, 2023

Literary Tastes: Celebrating The Best Reading of the Year (RUSA) 8-10 am – McCormick Place, W183b

Physical Delivery Interest Group Meeting 9-10 am – McCormick Place, W177

RUSA Coffee and Conversations 11-12 noon – Marriott Marquis, Culture

BRASS Discussion Group 1-2:30 pm – Hilton Chicago, Boulevard Room

FAFLIG Social 2:30-3:30 pm – Marriott Marquis, Astronomy

Discovering Humboldt Project: Leveraging Google Maps & metadata to enhance discovery and outreach, student recruitment and retention strategies, and tourism 2:30-3:30 pm – McCormick Place, W178b

Expanding the Diversity Umbrella: Libraries Are for Everyone 2:30-3:30 pm – McCormick Place, W181b

Rare Materials Video Reference on a Shoestring 2:30-3:30 pm – McCormick Place, W187b

Outreach and Engagement Poster Session 3:30-5 pm

BRASS New Business Librarians Group 4-5 pm – McCormick Place, W475a

ALA Trivia Championship 7-9 pm – Hyatt Regency McCormick, Grant Park ABC

Monday, June 26, 2023

All Committee Meeting (RUSA) 8:30-10 am – McCormick Place, W190b

Passion Project to Socially Conscious Business: Librarians Building Communities One Story at a Time 9-10 am – McCormick Place, W184d

Creative Aging: Cultivating Healthier Older Adulthood For Library Patrons Through Social and Creative Engagement 9-10 am – McCormick Place,W185bc – DIGITAL EXPERIENCE

2023 RUSA ETS Technology Showcase 10:30-11:30 am – McCormick Place, W183a – DIGITAL EXPERIENCE

New Discoveries in Reference: The 29th Annual Reference Research Forum 10:30-11:30 am – McCormick Place, W185a

BRASS Leadership Council 1-2:30 pm – McCormick Place, W181a

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