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Come hear the experts from the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC), U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Federal Reserve, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC),  and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) navigate the world of financial regulation and consumer protection so that you can…(Read More)

Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Foundation’s newly revised online professional development courses on “Helping Library Patrons with Financial Information Needs” are available for free at smartinvesting.ala.org These courses are offered through a partnership between FINRA and the ALA. Librarian Personal Finance Courses_Flyer…(Read More)

election results written on chalk board

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 LEADERSHIP BRASS Vice-Chair/Chair Elect: Ilana Stonebraker Secretary: Lauren Reiter Member at Large: Adele…(Read More)

We The People

On March 8,  ALA President Jim Neal and American Association of School Librarians (AASL) President Steven Yates released the following joint statement in response to legislation that will allow for the arming of school librarians in Florida schools. Senate Bill 7026 would permit librarians, counselors, and coaches to carry firearms in Florida Public Schools. “The…(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)

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