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American Flag exhibit

Act now! Save IMLS!

March 20, 2017

Last week The White House released the proposed budget that calls for eliminating the Institute of Museum & Library Services (IMLS), the only federal agency charged with providing support to the nation’s hundreds of thousands of libraries and museums…

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Elizabeth Hussey, Eleana Cordova

Hussey, Cordova win STARS Atlas Systems Mentoring Awards

March 14, 2017

Elizabeth Hussey (left), Public Services Librarian at Roberts Wesleyan College (NY) and Eleana Cordova (right) Adult Reference & Interlibrary Loan Librarian at Wayne Public Library (NJ), were selected as the 2017 winners of the Atlas Systems Mentoring Awards, administered by…

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Ian Richardson

Ian Richardson wins BRASS SimplyMap Student Travel Award

March 16, 2017

Ian Richardson, student at Wayne State University, has been selected as the 2017 BRASS SimplyMap Student Travel Award winner. Administered by the Business Reference and Services Section (BRASS) of RUSA, the award is sponsored by SimplyMap, and includes $1,250…

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puzzle symbolizing restructure

RUSA Restructuring Recommendations

January 13, 2017

A key objective of RUSA’s current strategic plan is to develop a proposal to transition RUSA to a new organizational structure to reduce the complexity of our organization and better serve member needs. The Organization & Planning Committee has…

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The Underground Railroad and Evicted, Carnegie Medals For Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction

Discuss: ‘Evicted’ and ‘The Underground Railroad’

February 2, 2017

On January 22, we announced the winners of the Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction; The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead won the fiction medal and Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City won the nonfiction…

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