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Spring 2017 Academic BRASS Newsletter Now Available

May 5, 2017

The spring 2017 issue (Volume 12, No. 1) of the Academic Business Reference and Services Section (BRASS) newsletter is now available, courtesy of the Business Reference in Academic Libraries Committee.   Inside this issue you will find ideas for designing websites…

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RUSQ Spring 2017 Now Available

April 13, 2017

**to get email notifications when a new edition is published, click here.** Note from the Editor: Spring has sprung here in Virginia, and I hope that it is making its way towards you wherever you are located. Spring is a…

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Website currently under construction

March 10, 2017

Can you believe it?! The new RUSA Update website is now three months old!  While we would love for all of our content to be in place and readily accessible already, every single page takes time to carefully and thoughtfully…

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Spring online learning through May

March 6, 2017

RUSA is pleased to announce spring 2017 online learning opportunities: APRIL ​4/4/17 – [Webinar] “The Library within a Library: The Makerspace Service Point” This webinar will recontextualize library services and infrastructure for a makerspace experience that is consistent for…

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Act now! Save IMLS!

March 20, 2017

Last week The White House released the proposed budget that calls for eliminating the Institute of Museum & Library Services (IMLS), the only federal agency charged with providing support to the nation’s hundreds of thousands of libraries and museums…

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Fascinating TED Talks

January 3, 2017

These six TED talks from the second half of 2016 are a great way to start the new year. Focused on personal growth, topics range from lessons learned from soap operas to how to speak up for yourself: 6 Picks…

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