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RUSA Town Hall on 1/12/17

December 30, 2016

Dear Colleagues, With every new year comes some changes and this is a perfect time to let you know about some upcoming improvements planned for RUSA and to hear your thoughts. A key objective of RUSA’s current strategic plan…

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RUSQ Winter 2016 Now Available!

January 6, 2017

**to get email notifications when a new edition is published, click here.** Note from the Editor: I hope that everyone is coming back from the holidays renewed and refreshed to start the new year. As the spring semesters begin and…

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Happy Holidays!

December 21, 2016

  Wishing you and your family a happy and safe holiday season!   Sincerely,   RUSA Staff (from left to right) Melissa, Jennifer, Susan & Leighann…

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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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Trickery as Marketing Strategy

December 20, 2016

Love this RUSQ article and its title: Trickery as Marketing Strategy, by Mallory Arents, RUSQ, volume 56, issue 1, Fall 2016. Sometimes a little subterfuge is necessary to get patrons to think outside the box of what they normally expect…

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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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Fake News – the awful truth

December 19, 2016

Dec. 2, 2016, Phil Bradley explores why people create fake news stories – and what librarians can do to educate and guide. http://www.infotoday.eu/Articles/Editorial/Featured-Articles/Fake-news-the-awful-truth-115109.aspx…

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