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RUSQ Seeks Editor

September 19, 2017

The Reference and User Services Association (RUSA) seeks applicants for the position of editor or co-editors of Reference & User Services Quarterly (RUSQ). The term is for three years, with the possibility of renewal for a second term. The…

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financial literacy

Online Discussion on Financial Literacy Partners for Libraries

October 13, 2017

RUSA Financial Literacy Interest Group invites you to an online discussion about financial literacy partners for libraries. Libraries often offer financial literacy programming, resources, and services in partnership with other entities. In seeking financial expertise, libraries of all types have…

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Under Construction

Achievement awards standardized naming convention

October 13, 2017

You may have noticed that some of your bookmarks for the achievement awards are displaying 404 error. In light of a recent agreement to standardize the naming convention for RUSA’s achievement awards, RUSA has undergone some site maintenance and…

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First open access issue of RUSQ now available

October 9, 2017

**to get email notifications when a new edition is published, click here.** The coming of autumn marks the start of another volume of RUSQ, the 57th in the journal’s life; view now. The close of summer is also a…

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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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