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RUSA adopts statement on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

July 19, 2018

The American Library Association’s (ALA) fourth strategic direction equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) is timely for many reasons given the current political environment in the United States and our country’s difficult history with regards to issues of bias…

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Summer Quarterly Update

June 7, 2018

Welcome to the summer 2018 RUSA Quarterly Update.. Before you head to ALA Annual, learn all the news on programs and committee worki along with a terrific message from RUSA President Chris LeBeau. See you all in New Orleans…

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Sara Paretsky

Writers in an age of rage, lies and willful stupidity

May 8, 2018

Acclaimed author Sara Paretsky was the featured speaker at the reception honoring the winners of the 2017 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction in Chicago last June. Her speech, reprinted in Booklist’s May issue, includes a…

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