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CHICAGO—The Notable Books Council, first established in 1944, has announced the 2022 selections of the Notable Books List, an annual best-of list composed of 25 titles written for adult readers and published in the US including fiction, nonfiction and poetry. The list was announced today during the Reference & User Services Book &amp…(Read More)

CHICAGO – The Reference and User Services Association (RUSA) has announced its selection for the 2022 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 Jane Yolen for Kaddish Before the Holocaust and After: Poems…(Read More)

CHICAGO – Essential Cookbooks: The CODES List, a committee of the Collection Development and Evaluation Section (CODES) of the Reference and User Services Association (RUSA), has announced the 2022 selection of essential cookbooks for public libraries. These wonderful books highlight titles for both avid home chefs and those just learning the rewards of making a…(Read More)

CHICAGO- CHICAGO—The Listen List Council of the Collection Development and Evaluation Section (CODES) of the Reference and User Services Association (RUSA) has announced the 2022 selections of the Listen List: Outstanding Audiobook Narration. This year’s committee evaluated 284 titles with a total listening time of more than 3,118 hours.  The final…(Read More)

Join us for this popular event as we unveil the year’s best in fiction, nonfiction, poetry, audiobook narration, and reference materials, featuring the Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction. This highly anticipated event is sponsored by NoveList, Booklist and RUSA. Winners are hand-picked by our expert selection committees that work…(Read More)

The Historical Materials Committee of the Reference and User Services Association’s History Section has selected the 2020 Best Historical Materials. This list recognizes the effectiveness in coverage of historical resources in all fields of history and promotes enhanced availability of historical works and information. These sources are selected by the Historical Materials committee of…(Read More)