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Paula Laurita and D. Lynne Rickard Named Winners of the 2024 RUSA Federal Achievement Award The Federal Achievement Award honors individuals for achievement in the promotion of library and information service and the information profession in the Federal community Paula Laurita Paula Laurita is Command Librarian at the U.S. Army Materiel Command Headquarters in…(Read More)

The Historical Materials Committee has retracted Enemy Archives: Soviet Counterinsurgency Operations and the Ukrainian Nationalist Movement – Selections from the Secret Police Archives, which was co-edited by Volodymyr Viatrovych andLubomyr Luciuk, from the Best Historical Materials List 2023. The committee will be reviewing the award manual and procedures. We apologize for the harm caused by…(Read More)

BALTIMORE- The most noteworthy reference titles published in 2023 have been named to the 2024 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 ALA. The list was announced today at the Book & Media…(Read More)

BALTIMORE- The winner of the 2024 Dartmouth Medal for most outstanding reference work, an annual award presented by the expert reference and collection development librarians of the Reference and User Services Association (RUSA), a division of ALA, is Hymenoptera: The Natural History & Diversity of Wasps, Bees & Ants written by Stephen A. Marshall, and…(Read More)

BALTIMORE- The Reference and User Services Association (RUSA) has announced its selection for the 2024 Sophie Brody Medal, an annual honor bestowed by the Collection Development and Evaluation Section (CODES) of RUSA during the Book & Media Awards Virtual Ceremony. This year’s winner is James McBride, author of The Heaven and Earth Grocery Store…(Read More)

BALTIMORE- The CODES List, a committee of the Collection Development and Evaluation Section (CODES) of the Reference and User Services Association (RUSA), has announced the 2024 selection of essential cookbooks for public libraries. Essential Cookbooks 2043: The CODES List highlights titles for both avid home chefs and those just learning the rewards of making a…(Read More)

BALTIMORE- The Listen List Council of the Collection Development and Evaluation Section (CODES) of the Reference and User Services Association (RUSA) has announced the 2024 selections of the Listen List: Outstanding Audiobook Narration. This year’s committee evaluated 251 titles with a total listening time of more than 3,161 hours. The final deliberation produced…(Read More)


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