Awards News

2023 Dartmouth Medal Winner Announced

January 29, 2023

New Orleans — The winner of the 2023 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…

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2023 Sophie Brody Medal Winner Announced

January 29, 2023

NEW ORLEANS – The Reference and User Services Association (RUSA) has announced its selection for the 2023 Sophie Brody Medal, an annual honor bestowed by the Collection Development and Evaluation Section (CODES) of RUSA during the Book & Media Awards…

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2023 Essential Cookbooks: CODES List Announced

January 29, 2023

NEW ORLEANS – The CODES List, a committee of the Collection Development and Evaluation Section (CODES) of the Reference and User Services Association (RUSA), has announced the 2023 selection of essential cookbooks for public libraries. Essential Cookbooks 2023: The CODES…

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2023 Listen List Revealed

January 29, 2023

NEW ORLEANS- The Listen List Council of the Collection Development and Evaluation Section (CODES) of the Reference and User Services Association (RUSA) has announced the 2023 selections of the Listen List: Outstanding Audiobook Narration. This year’s committee evaluated 293…

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Interview with Melissa Wong

December 15, 2022

Interview with the 2022 winner of the Isadore Gilbert Mudge Award sponsored by EBSCO, Melissa Wong conducted by Chris LeBeau, past Chair of RUSA’s Achievement Awards and Grants Committee Melissa Wong The Isadore Gilbert Mudge Award sponsored by EBSCO…

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Interview with Dr. Timothy J. Dickey

December 9, 2022

Timothy J. Dickey [Gary W. White] How did you get into the field of librarianship? [Dr. Timothy J. Dickey] Libraries have actually been a motif throughout my life. My first library jobs were work-study during my undergrad years, shelving…

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