Professional Development News

Spring, 2019 Issue of Academic BRASS Now Available

June 17, 2019

The spring, 2019 issue of the Academic BRASS newsletter is now published and can be accessed at http://www.ala.org/rusa/sections/brass/publications/academicbrass Special thanks to webmaster Annette Buckley, and to authors Adrienne Brennecke, Sally Armstrong, Tim…

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Marketing the 21st Century Library

May 17, 2019

Learn how to use marketing and promotions to plan for the future, engage with users, and improve awareness of the library profession. Register for this four-week course beginning on May 20, 2019 which teaches you the difference between marketing…

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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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RUSA Financial Literacy Interest Group

January 10, 2019

Join the RUSA Financial Literacy Interest Group during the ALA Midwinter Meeting on Saturday, January 26, 2019 @ 1:00pm. The discussion will focus on financial literacy-related collection development and tie in with the following article if you’d like…

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Leslie Purdie selected as RUSA’s 2019 Emerging Leader

December 4, 2018

RUSA is pleased to announce that Leslie Purdie has been selected as our 2019 Emerging Leader! Leslie is Librarian at Folsom State Prison. ALA’s Emerging Leader Program is designed to enable library staff and information workers to participate in…

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