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Willetta M. Grady, Librarian/Library Media Specialist, selected for the 2023 RUSA Exceptional Service Award Willetta M. Grady “Willetta Grady was selected as the 2023 winner of the Exceptional Service Award. She made noteworthy contributions to the community of the Trousdale Turner Correctional Center in Hartsville TN, as well as been actively involved in a…(Read More)

Michelle A. Ortiz, Supervisory Librarian, Vicenza and Del Din Library, USAG Italy, ARMY-IMCOM named winner of the RUSA Federal Achievement Award The Federal Achievement Award, presented by RUSA, recognizes an individual for achievement in the promotion of library and information service and the information profession in the Federal community. Michelle A. Ortiz “For exemplary…(Read More)

Christina Plakas, PhD student of Criminology and Criminal Justice, University of South Carolina – Columbia, selected winner of the 2023 Gail Schlachter Memorial Research Grant The Gail Schlachter Memorial Research Grant is awarded annually to financially support an individual or collaborative group conducting research into reference or user services whose research projects aim to better…(Read More)

Princeton University’s Industrial Relations Library wins 2023 John Sessions Memorial Award Charissa O. Jefferson, Labor Economics Librarian and Adrianna Taraboletti, Industrial Relations Collections Assistant “The American Library Association’s Reference & User Services Association presents the 2023 John Sessions Memorial Award to the Princeton University’s Industrial Relations Library. The award is sponsored by…(Read More)

Rebecca Clarke, Manager, Adult Services – St. Louis County Library, selected winner of the 2023 RUSA Award for Excellence in Reference and Adult Library Services Rebecca Clarke “For outstanding achievement in coordinating resources and discussions for multiple 21-Day Racial Equity and Social Justice Challenge programs in partnership with YWCA Metro St. Louis, demonstrating the very…(Read More)

Jennifer C. Boettcher, Business Research Librarian, Georgetown University, selected winner of the 2023 Isadore Gilbert Mudge Award “Jennifer C. Boetther is the recipient of the 2023 RUSA Isadore Gilbert Mudge Award in recognition of her outstanding contributions to reference librarianship, her leadership in ALA and RUSA, her many scholarly publications and presentations, her mentorship, and…(Read More)

Mariah Antoinette Lovick was awarded the RUSA Federal Rising Stars Initiative for her impeccable and conscientious customer service, and her dedication and commitment to upholding library standards and enthusiastically adapting them in ways that not only encourage participation in library activities but that also provide enhanced services to meet new challenges. Ms. Lovick began her…(Read More)

Catherine G. Zimmerman has been chosen for this year’s first RUSA Exceptional Service Award for her creativity and outstanding commitment to broadening library services, as well as the meaningful impacts she has made at both local community and national levels of engagement bringing resources and highly skilled interaction to a wide variety of library…(Read More)