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IAmRUSA podcast with David Murray

August 18, 2017

This podcast focuses on David’s transition as a librarian who worked at Temple University, and then moved to the College of New Jersey. We discuss how he is adjusting to having access to fewer primary source databases, and what…

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RUSQ journal moves to open access

August 3, 2017

RUSA announces that its Reference and User Services Quarterly (RUSQ) journal will move to open access beginning with the fall 2017 issue. RUSQ disseminates information of interest to reference librarians, information specialists and other professionals involved in user-oriented library…

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Dues increase announced for September 2017

August 14, 2017

We often ascribe upward movement with positive signs – employment, pay raises, grades. So we hope you will keep a positive perspective as we announce that after 12 years of no increases, we must raise dues. While inflation has been…

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Taking Stock of Your Personal Finance Collection at Your Library

July 26, 2017

Interested in maintaining a current, relevant personal finance collection? Roslyn Donald and Lisa Liu of the Santa Clara County Library District will share some practical guidelines for selecting these materials. They are also interested in learning about other libraries’ particular…

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Make an impact with RUSA

July 12, 2017

Are you looking to stretch your marketing dollars further? Want to make a special impact on your audience? The RUSA sponsorship and recognition program is designed to highlight those vendor partners who support the work of the organization and the…

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Summer Online Learning through August

June 1, 2017

RUSA is pleased to announce summer 2017 online learning opportunities: June “Social Media Assessment for Information Literacy Instructors” Webinar – 6/15/17 This webinar presents a step-by-step path to effective planning and assessment, and stresses the importance of…

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