BRASS News

Annual data on public libraries released by IMLS

April 24, 2018

The Institute of Museum and Library Services today released the latest data from its 2016 Public Libraries Survey. The Public Libraries Survey examines key indicators of public library use, financial health, staffing, and resources. Explore the FY 2016 data 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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National Library Week

Celebrate National Library Week Apr. 8-14

April 9, 2018

National Library Week is the perfect opportunity to encourage your community to tell their stories. This year, in keeping with the Libraries Lead theme, ask your patrons to tell us how the library led them to something of value in…

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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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