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The submission site for the 2020 ALA Annual Conference Program Proposals is now open. We encourage all RUSA members to consider submitting a proposal for the 2020 ALA Annual Conference in Chicago,  IL, please see the schedule below. Please use this submission site to submit content by the deadline of September 10, 2019  12:00…(Read More)

ALA Annual Conference Chicago

The first years of college present many opportunities for libraries to make an impact on students’ development. Creative librarians in small and large academic institutions are employing technologies, such as library tours via mobile apps, digital collaboration tools, research suite services and tutorials, and innovative discovery tool technologies, among others. In this panel presentation, we…(Read More)

ALA Annual Conference Chicago

As the field of UX expands and libraries adopt a more user-based way of designing services and solving problems, the techniques, and subsequently, the jargon associated with the field have expanded. Speakers from both libraries and the design industry will explore the intersection between design thinking, user experience, and service design with the intention…(Read More)

Please note this event has been cancelled. RUSA’s Emerging Technologies Section (ETS) is hosting a half-day preconference session on Friday, June 23, 2017, 9am-12pm. This preconference will focus on user testing and experience using discussion, presentations, and interactive exercises. Our presenters will offer strategies and tools from throughout the life cycle of…(Read More)

Jason Fagone, author of The Woman Who Smashed Codes: A True Story of Love, Spies, and the Unlikely Heroine Who Outwitted America’s Enemies (Dey Street Books), which was was selected to the 2018 Notable Books List for nonfiction, has been added to the stellar panel of this year’s Literary Tastes event at ALA…(Read More)

Join writer/director Emilio Estevez at ALA’s Annual Conference in New Orleans for a screening of his new film “the public,” also starring Alec Baldwin, Taylor Schilling, and Jeffrey Wright. The film centers on the regular patrons of downtown Cincinnati’s public library, many of whom are homeless and marginalized, and their interactions with…(Read More)

On Sunday, June 24, 2018 RUSA will host its annual author panel, Literary Tastes featuring authors and narrators that have been named to one or more of RUSA’s annual Best of Lists, selected by readers’ advisory experts that work closely with adult readers. Each panelist will speak about their writing process, books they’ve…(Read More)

On Friday, June 22, 2018 – 12:00pm – 4:00pm, RUSA will host an all-day Preconference  on how to foster discussion, engagement and impact throughout user communities. The session, called “It Takes a Village: Promoting Information Literacy Through Librarian-led Grassroots Initiatives,” will be presented by Sarah Simms, Undergraduate & Student Success Librarian at Louisiana…(Read More)

New Dawn for Libraries: A Conversation with Dr. Carla Hayden Moderated by former ALA President Courtney Young, New Orleans ALA Annual Conference & Exhibition June 21-26, 2018

RUSA President, Chris LeBeau invites all ALA Annual Conference attendees to attend the RUSA President’s Program, “New Dawn for Libraries: A Conversation with Dr. Carla Hayden” on Saturday, June 23, 4 – 5:30 PM in the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. Dr. Carla Hayden, the first woman and the first African-American Librarian of…(Read More)

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