General News

2019-2020 President-Elect of RUSA Announced

April 19, 2019

Courtney McDonald, Learner Experience & Engagement Librarian and Associate Professor at the University of Colorado Libraries, has been elected the 2019-20 President-Elect of the Reference and User Services Association (RUSA).  McDonald will serve her Presidential term during 2020…

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RUSA 2019 Election Results

April 11, 2019

Thank you to those who stood in for elections for roles within RUSA leadership. We have the results for the 2019 election! Congratulations to our new leaders: DIVISION LEADERSHIP Vice-President/President-Elect: Courtney McDonald DIVISION BYLAWS AMENDMENT Amendment Item…

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Melissa Tracy Remembered

April 11, 2019

RUSA Staff member Melissa Tracy sadly lost her courageous battle against cancer this week.  Melissa was a positive influence on her fellow RUSA colleagues and fully committed to serving RUSA and its membership.  Her loss will be sorely felt but…

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Create Impactful Library Services for Older Adults

April 11, 2019

Let’s face it, we all want to age well. Libraries are a community focal point with capacity to strategically facilitate, coordinate and partner with other organizations to educate, empower and engage older adults. Libraries and Aging 101: Educate, Engage…

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ALA #FundLibraries Campaign Kicks Off for FY2020

March 14, 2019

On March 11 the White House released its FY2020 federal budget proposal, and for the third year in a row, the president has recommended eliminating the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), which provides the main source of federal…

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