History Section News

RUSA Annual Achievement Awards

Achievement awards ceremony to be sunset

August 28, 2017

RUSA has hosted many wonderful award ceremonies at the American Library Association Annual Conference, honoring dozens of talented and remarkable librarians. We would not be a able to do this without the faithful support provided from our sponsors. In the…

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Call for 2018 Annual Conference Program Proposals

May 17, 2017

The submission site for 2018 Annual Conference Programs is now open for the 2018 ALA Annual Conference, which will take place at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans LA, June 21-26, 2018. All programs are to…

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Make an impact with RUSA

July 12, 2017

Are you looking to stretch your marketing dollars further? Want to make a special impact on your audience? The RUSA sponsorship and recognition program is designed to highlight those vendor partners who support the work of the organization and the…

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“Mapping the Generations” programs at ALA Annual 2017

July 7, 2017

RUSA’s History Section co-sponsored two programs with the Map and Geospatial Information Round Table (MAGIRT) at ALA Annual in Chicago, and they were very enthusiastically received. Informative and useful, they consisted of a panel of three presenters, followed…

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2017 Election Results

April 12, 2017

Thank you to those who stood in for elections for roles within RUSA leadership. We have the results for the 2017 election! Congratulations to our new leaders: DIVISION LEADERSHIP Vice-President/President-Elect: Ann K. G. Brown Director at large…

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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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2017 Nominees

March 8, 2017

RUSA is very happy to announce the candidates standing for office for the division and sections in 2017. Thanks very much to those willing to volunteer their time, energy and skills for RUSA! The 2017 elections will open on March…

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