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Future of Libraries Fellowship

December 20, 2016

The ALA Future of Libraries Fellowship will provide a $10,000 fellowship for an individual or group to advance new ideas and perspectives for the future of libraries. Take a look at this opportunity for yourself or to share with…

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Name Change Task Force: Final Results

December 20, 2016

A Name Change Task Force was created in March 2016 by then RUSA President Anne Houston to look deeply at the pros and cons of changing the RUSA name. Read the final results here: http://connect.ala.org/node/261419…

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Books for Africa

Midwinter Book Drive for Books for Africa

December 19, 2016

The Reference and User Services Association will be holding a book drive for the organization Books for Africa during the 2017 ALA Midwinter meeting, January 20-23, in Atlanta, Georgia. Feel free to bring a book with you on the…

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Alesia McManus

RUSA President’s Note, Nov. 30, 2016

December 19, 2016

Don’t miss the latest letter from RUSA President, Alesia McManus. Includes information on the status of RUSA’s reorganization and a call for volunteers. See more here: http://www.rusaupdate.org/quarterly_update/presidents-note…

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Welcome to our new(s) website!

November 17, 2016

Dear RUSA Update readers, Awesome! Innovative! Accessible! Fun! This is what we’re hearing about the new RUSA news website (and we hope you’ll agree). As a part of our commitment to keep things flexible, valuable, and fun, we…

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Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction

#TreatYourShelf this Holiday Season!

November 21, 2016

Making your ‘To Be Read’ list? Checking it twice? #TreatYourShelf (or others) this holiday season with titles from RUSA’s award lists selected and reviewed by our expert librarians. The Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction recognize…

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RUSA Annual Achievement Awards

Call for nominations: RUSA achievement awards and grants

September 1, 2016
[DEADLINE EXTENDED!] On September 1, 2016, RUSA will open the nomination period for its annual series of achievement awards and grants. Nominations and supporting materials for most awards must be submitted by December 19, 2016**. RUSA encourages members to nominate…

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