Quarterly Update: Fall 2016

Carol Schuetz, Editor

From the President

Hello RUSA members! I’m very excited to start my year as President of RUSA and to build on all the wonderful work that was accomplished in the past year under the leadership of 2015-16 RUSA President Anne Houston…

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RUSA Announcements

A recap of the Literary Tastes author panel in Orlando: While attendance was not as high as past events, the caliber of this year’s author panel went unmatched. Award winning authors spoke candidly on themes of folklore, Polish culture…

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Elizabeth Malafi, Editor Message from Past BRASS Chair Thank you all for another spectacular and productive year that has seen the forward movement of BRASS.  Looking back BRASS gained the support of two new sponsors: Mergent Excellence in Business Librarianship…

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Barry Trott, Editor CODES was well represented in Orlando at the ALA Annual Conference.  The program “Harnessing Research and Data to Advance Readers’ Advisory Services, ” the annual “Literary Tastes” breakfast, and of course the annual Achievement Awards Ceremony and…

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Emerging Technologies Section (ETS)

Fall 2016: ETS Awards, ALA Annual Recap // Geoffrey Morse, Editor We at the Emerging Technologies Section send our thanks to all our hard-working committee members, committee chairs, and those in elected positions who produced a great slate of programming…

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Laura Hibbler, Editor The History Section held a number of successful events at ALA Annual in Orlando. The Genealogy Pre Conference, sponsored by ProQuest, is always a popular event and registration was full by April. This year’s All Committee…

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Message from the Chair Hello all, I’m so happy to begin my term as RSS Chair!  Crystal Lentz deserves a big thank you for her leadership of the section during 2015-2016. RSS had a very busy Annual Conference…

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Kerry Keegan, Editor Letter from the Chair Hi, everyone! My name is Heidi Nance and I’m delighted to be your STARS Chair for 2016-17. I am currently the Head of Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery Services at the…

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