Section News

Genealogy Institute sponsored by ProQuest at ALA Midwinter

January 2, 2020

On Friday, January 24, 2020 the RUSA Genealogy Midwinter Institute sponsored by ProQuest will explore German History during the ALA Midwinter Meeting at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, PA This year’s institute will feature a hands-on workshop…

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BRASS Student Travel Award

November 20, 2019

  Are you or someone you know an aspiring business librarian? Nominate yourself or a deserving student enrolled in an accredited ALA master’s degree program for the BRASS Student Travel Award sponsored by SimplyAnalytics. Win $1250 to attend ALA…

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Demystifying Interlibrary Loan

November 7, 2019

Resource Sharing is a dynamic and changing field in librarianship. It is a critical component of any library’s ability to supplement its existing collection with materials that can be sources from other libraries. Staff and student who do not…

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Summary of the First RUSA Tech Showcase

August 8, 2019

Many thanks to Jen Bishop (Carroll County Public Libraries), Don Undeen (Georgetown University), and Liz Sundermann (Baltimore County Public Libraries) for being the stars of the inaugural ALA RUSA Emerging Technologies Section Tech Showcase. What started as a good and…

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Tools for Locating Primary Sources in Archives and Online

July 26, 2019

Register for the upcoming webinar titled “Tools for Locating Primary Sources in Archives and Online” scheduled for Wednesday, August 14, 2019. This webinar is intended for librarians who are new to working with patrons who need to find primary sources…

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Gain Business Reference Skills

June 28, 2019

Business Reference 101 is for any librarian in-training who wants to gain confidence and knowledge around BizRef topics such as company and industry research, consumer and market research, entrepreneurship topics and more. This 3-week long, asynchronous course allows…

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