Professional Development News

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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CODES Conversations: Collection Merchandising

October 23, 2018

Book displays are a great way to draw attention to overlooked materials, increase overall circulation, and to encourage patrons to discover new authors, genres, ideas, or interests while browsing in your library. Join us and special guest moderator, Lila Denning…

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RUSQ fall 2018 issue now available

October 11, 2018

From the Editor: Connecting People to What They Need to Know The title of this column comes from Dr. Carla Hayden’s interview at the RUSA President’s Program at ALA Annual 2018. In the words of the Librarian of…

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Fall 2018 RUSA Quarterly Update

August 24, 2018

Welcome to the fall RUSA Quarterly Update Fall 2018. Check out the Update and learn what the RUSA sections and their committees worked on at ALA Annual. Read on to hear from our new RUSA President, Ann Brown, then catch…

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RUSQ summer 2018 issue now available

June 18, 2018

**to get email notifications when a new edition is published, click here.** From the Editor It is hard to believe how quickly six years has passed. At this time in 2012, I was working on getting the pieces together for…

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