Professional Development News

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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Spring CODES Convo: RA 101

April 13, 2018

The RUSA RA Research and Trends Committee Spring 2018 CODES Convo is happening online Tuesday, April 24 from 10 am ET – 6 pm ET. We will be going back to basics with a discussion of RA 101: what are…

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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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