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Daphnie Neal, Student, Public Service Assistant II at Akron-Summit County Public Library, was awarded the BRASS Student Travel Award sponsored by SimplyAnalytics for her enthusiastic, early-career commitment to business librarianship; for her demonstrated efforts to disseminate important local company and industry research; and for excellence in her scholastic and professional endeavors. Listen to…(Read More)

Register today for the “Bridging the Past and Present Online: History, Democracy and Civic Engagement in Libraries and Archives” webinar scheduled for Thursday, September 23, 2020 @ 12:00pm Central. This webinar will feature panelist that will examine historically-focused online civic engagement programming and voting rights initiatives within libraries and archives. It will explore the…(Read More)

RUSA invites experienced librarians and subject matter experts to submit proposals for webinars and online courses to be added to RUSA’s outstanding online learning offerings. We particularly encourage submissions that address innovative services and trends, emerging technologies, management and leadership or, staff-training in following topic areas: Reference services User instruction Assessment of services…(Read More)

Steven Mark Cramer, Business Librarian & Coleman Fellow for Entrepreneurship Education, UNC Greensboro was chosen as this year’s BRASS Excellence in Business Librarianship. Listen to award winner, Steven Mark Cramer, and Mergent by FTSE Russel Sponsor Representative, Brenna Smeall, discuss the award, Steven’s accomplishments, and much more…(Read More)

On Tuesday, July 28, 2020 RUSA offered a complimentary webinar sponsored by the RUSA Financial Literacy Interest Group and the FINRA Investor Education Foundation. As trusted community education partners, libraries play an important role in starting the conversation about life-changing events that are made easier through informed financial decisions and planning. A top notch…(Read More)

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The submission site for the 2021 ALA Annual Conference Program Proposals is now open. We encourage all RUSA members to consider submitting a proposal for the 2020 ALA Annual Conference in Chicago, IL, please see the schedule below. Please use this submission site to submit content by the deadline of September 30, 2020. Please also…(Read More)

Please plan to join the RUSA Volunteer Development Committee for an orientation presentation on Monday, August 3rd at 12 noon CT. The orientation is open to all RUSA members and will focus on how to productively lead and participate on RUSA committees. Registration is free and a recording of the session will also be made…(Read More)

RUSA would like to give a special thanks to all of the 2019-2020 Board members! 2019-2020 RUSA Board Beth GermanCourtney McDonaldAnn BrownBobray BordelonAlesia McManusStephanie GravesM. Kathleen KernGreg FlemingDavid KetchumPat GregoryCynthia LevineMelissa GonzalezChristina PryorEd Garcia RUSA would now like to welcome its incoming 2020-2021 Board members! 2020-2021 Board PresidentCourtney McDonaldVice President / President…(Read More)

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