Conference & Event News

Matthew Desmond (left) and Colson Whitehead (right)

Relive the magic of the Carnegie Medals

July 20, 2017

On June 24, 2017 at the ALA Annual Conference in Chicago, librarians, publishers, ALA Leaders and readers alike gathered at the Hilton Chicago to witness a night of literary history. Sara Paretsky, famed novelist of the “V.I. Warshawski” mystery…

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Title slide from NYPL talk and slide of Chicago Ancestors.org from the Newberry Library

“Mapping the Generations” programs at ALA Annual 2017

July 7, 2017

RUSA’s History Section co-sponsored two programs with the Map and Geospatial Information Round Table (MAGIRT) at ALA Annual in Chicago, and they were very enthusiastically received. Informative and useful, they consisted of a panel of three presenters, followed…

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Membership Social

RUSA invited to celebrate with Bloomsbury!

June 20, 2017

Bloomsbury is celebrating the launch of their new Digital Resources division as well as their Dartmouth Medal win. They’d love to have RUSA members join them! Help Bloomsbury celebrate and enjoy some wine and appetizers and/or coffee and…

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bookshelf overflowing with books

RSS All Committee Meeting and Open House

June 20, 2017

Join RSS for our annual “RSS All Committee Meeting and Open House (RUSA)” during ALA Annual. The Breakfast will take place on Saturday, June 24th from 8:30am to 10:00am. Learn more about RSS Committees by talking to committee…

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Conference Preview for Annual with chicago skyline Photo credit: Chicago ‘L’ by Rene Schwietzke [CC BY 2.0]

RUSA Conference Preview 2017 Recording

June 14, 2017

Watch RUSA’s Conference Preview webinar to hear about RUSA programs and events, get travel tips from locals, and get a sneak peak of the President’s program from David Lankes, author of the Atlas of New Librarianship and The…

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