Professional Development News

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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Spring, 2018 Academic BRASS Newsletter Available

May 29, 2018

The spring 2018 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 Grace Liu, Summer Krstevska, Amanda…

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Kurt Munson named 2018 Distinguished ILL Librarian

May 1, 2018

Kurt Munson, Assistant Head of Access Services at Northwestern University Library was selected as the 2018 winner of the Sharing and Transforming Resources Section’s (STARS) Virginia Boucher Distinguished ILL (Interlibrary Loan) Librarian Award, sponsored by OCLC. The award consists…

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Preconference: It Takes a Village

March 20, 2018

On Friday, June 22, 2018 – 12:00pm – 4:00pm, RUSA will host an all-day Preconference  on how to foster discussion, engagement and impact throughout user communities. The session, called “It Takes a Village: Promoting Information Literacy Through Librarian-led…

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