FAQs & Resources

Chapter 15: Updating the Guide to Policy and Procedures

Updating Current Content

  • Any RUSA member or group can suggest edits to the Guide to Policy and Procedures.
  • Suggestions should be made to the RUSA Executive Director.
  • The RUSA Executive Director will identify and notify any group or individuals impacted by the change.
  • The RUSA Executive Director will review the Guide to Policy and Procedures for any additional needed changes or impacts.
  • Edits do not need to be approved by the Board, but the Board will be notified of any non-typographical changes.  
  • The RUSA Executive Director will be responsible for implementing modifications to policy and procedures.

Creating New Content

  • Any RUSA member or group can suggest new chapters or sections within chapters to the Guide to Policy and Procedures.
  • Suggestions should be made to the RUSA Executive Director.
  • The RUSA Executive Director will identify and facilitate the writing of the new content.
  • The RUSA Board will approve any new chapters.
  • The RUSA Executive Director will be responsible for implementing modifications to policy and procedures.

Regular Review

  • Relevant committees will annually review each chapter.  The group responsible is specified at the bottom of each chapter.
  • Every 3 years the RUSA Board will charge a task force to review the Guide to Policy and Procedures.  
(RUSA Office is in charge of updating this page) Rev. 08/2018
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