Professional Development News

Welcome Ninah Moore to RUSA!

March 20, 2018

We are so excited to introduce Ninah Moore as our new Training & Events Coordinator with both RUSA and ASCLA. Ninah joined us on Monday, March 12, 2018 and brings with her 16+ years of experience with the American Bar…

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Ann Brown, Vice-President

RUSA Vice-President Seeks Volunteers

January 10, 2018

Dear RUSA Members, I invite you to volunteer to serve on one of our many RUSA committees. RUSA is a member community engaged in advancing the practices of connecting people to resources, information services, and collections. Volunteering for a committee…

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M. Kathleen Kern Named RUSQ Editor

March 7, 2018

M. Kathleen Kern has been appointed incoming editor of RUSA’s Reference and User Services Quarterly (RUSQ) journal. Kathleen began as editor-designate in early February and will assume the position of editor on July 1, 2018. “Kathleen is a…

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Test your RUSA knowledge for a good cause!

January 16, 2018

How well do you know RUSA? Come and find out at RUSA’s Membership Social during the ALA Midwinter Meeting. There will be a test – we will be playing RUSA trivia hosted by the illustrious Dave Tyckoson — with the…

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2018 Emerging Leader Hailley Fargo

Hailley Fargo selected as RUSA’s 2018 Emerging Leader

December 6, 2017

RUSA is pleased to announce that Hailley Fargo has been selected as our 2018 Emerging Leader! Hailley is the Student Engagement Librarian at Pennsylvania State University. ALA’s Emerging Leader Program is designed to enable library staff and information workers…

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Research board

Call for presentations: 2018 Reference Research Forum

December 7, 2017

The Research & Statistics Committee of the Reference Services Section of the Reference & User Services Association (RUSA) invites submission of reference service research project proposals for presentation at New Discoveries in Reference: The 24rd Annual Reference Research Forum at…

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Be proactive, not reactive to shortfalls in revenue

December 7, 2017

Upon releasing his new book, 40+ New Revenue Sources for Libraries and Nonprofits (ALA Editions, 2016), I had the chance to follow up with author and BRASS member, Ed Rossman about how he entered librarianship and why it’s important…

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