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Kim Ammons, Access Services Evening Associate, Mount Holyoke College Library, South Hadley, MA and Michelle Taylor, Interlibrary Loan Borrowing Specialist, Virginia Commonwealth University, were selected as winners of the STARS Mentoring Award sponsored by Atlas Systems. The award offers $1,250 to fund travel expenses associated with attending ALA’s annual conference and is awarded…(Read More)

Beginning October 1, 2018, RUSA opened the nomination period for its annual series of achievement awards and grants. Nominations and supporting materials for most awards must be submitted by January 15, 2019*. RUSA encourages members to nominate their colleagues whose work has influenced their thinking and performance and whose outstanding contributions merit recognition by the…(Read More)

RUSA is proud to announce a new research grant named in honor of long-time member leader Dr. Gail A. Schlachter. This grant was established in memory of Dr. Gail A. Schlachter by her children Sandy Hirsh and Eric Goldman, with contributions from her family and friends. “We are excited that our mom’s legacy…(Read More)

Donna Brearcliffe, Library of Congress, ETS

Donna Brearcliffe, Acting Head, Humanities & Social Sciences Section, Researcher & Reference Services Division of the Library of Congress has been selected as the 2018 winner of the ETS Achievement Award. Brearcliffe served as Chair of ETS shortly after the section changed its name from MARS. She advocated strongly for completing that transition and embracing…(Read More)

Chris LeBeau,  Assistant Teaching Professor, University of Missouri and Librarian for Management and Public Administration, University of Missouri-Kansas City (retired) and RUSA President,  was selected as the 2018 winner of the BRASS Excellence in Business Librarianship Award, sponsored by Mergent by FTSE Russell. In the words of one nominator, Chris LeBeau’s “career illustrates…(Read More)

Kaite Stover, Director of Readers' Services, Kansas City Public Library

Kaite Stover, Director of Readers’ Services at Kansas City Public Library was selected as the 2018 winner of the Margaret E. Monroe Library Adult Services Award, sponsored by NoveList. Stover has been a librarian in the Kansas City and Emporia Public Library systems for the last 27 years. In her current role, she directs, develops…(Read More)

Iowa Labor Collection and Iowa Labor History Oral Project, State Historical Society of Iowa

The Iowa Labor Collection and Iowa Labor History Oral Project, State Historical Society of Iowa was unanimously selected as the 2018 winner of the John Sessions Memorial Award. The Iowa Labor Collection, housed in the Special Collections department of the State Historical Society of Iowa (SHSI) in Iowa City, currently consists of more than 1…(Read More)

Eleanor Mitchell and Barbara Watstein, 2018 winners of the Isadore Gilbert Mudge Award

Eleanor Mitchell, Director of Library Services at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, and Sarah B. Watstein, Dean, Lemieux Library and McGoldrick Learning Commons of Seattle University were selected as the 2018 winners of the Isadore Gilbert Mudge Award, the Reference and User Services Association’s highest honor. For the past thirteen years Ms. Mitchell and…(Read More)

Annual Achievement Awards

Beginning October 1, 2017, RUSA will open the nomination period for its annual series of achievement awards and grants. Nominations and supporting materials for most awards must be submitted by January 5, 2018*. RUSA encourages members to nominate their colleagues whose work has influenced their thinking and performance and whose outstanding contributions merit recognition by…(Read More)

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