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New Member Opportunities as ETS Grows

April 17, 2018

RUSA’s Emerging Technology Section (ETS) is transforming to better serve our members. You know us for fantastic discussion groups about hot topics and engaging programs about leadership, systems, and user experience. Now ETS is bringing a revitalized structure and…

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Teach For RUSA

March 27, 2018

RUSA invites experienced librarians and subject matter experts to submit proposals for webinars and online courses to be added to RUSA’s outstanding online learning offerings. We particularly encourage submissions that address innovative services and trends, emerging technologies, management and…

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Elizabeth (Beth) German, President Elect, 2018-2019 RUSA

Elizabeth (Beth) German to serve as next President-Elect

April 17, 2018

Elizabeth (Beth) German, Service Design Librarian at Texas A&M University was elected as the 2018-2019 President-Elect of RUSA. German will serve her Presidential term during 2019-2020. “RUSA, as an organization, reflects the complex and nuanced…

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Rachel Holder receives BRASS Student Travel Award

April 13, 2018

Rachel Holder, MLS candidate at Indiana University was selected as this year’s recipient of the BRASS Student Travel Award sponsored by SimplyAnalytics. The award includes a $1,250 monetary prize given to a student enrolled in an ALA accredited…

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election results written on chalk board

RUSA’s 2018 Election results are in!

April 11, 2018

Thank you to those who stood in for elections for roles within RUSA leadership. We have the results for the 2018 election! Congratulations to our new leaders: DIVISION LEADERSHIP Vice-President/President-Elect: Elizabeth (Beth) German Councilor: Alesia McManus SECTION…

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Kalinowski wins business librarianship travel grant

March 30, 2018

Alice Kalinowski, Liaison Librarian at the University of Pittsburgh was selected as the 2018 winner of the BRASS Academic Business Librarianship Travel Award sponsored by Global Financial Data. The grant consists of $1,250 and is awarded to an individual…

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