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Scott Brick, narrator of Dead Wake

Scott Brick, narrator of hundreds of audiobooks, including the 2016 Listen List winner Dead Wake by Erik Larson (Books on Tape), will be joining RUSA’s ever popular conference highlight, Literary Tastes author panel. The panel features authors and narrators that have been named to one (and sometimes more) of RUSA’s Best of Lists…(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)

Thi Bui author of The Best We Could Do

Named to the 2018 Notable Books List for nonfiction for The Best We Could Do: An Illustrated Memoir, author Thi Bui is slated to speak at RUSA’s Literary Tastes author panel at ALA’s Annual Conference in New Orleans on Sunday, June 24. Attendees will enjoy breakfast and a book signing immediately following the…(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)

Research board

The Research & Statistics Committee of the Reference Services Section of the Reference & User Services Association (RUSA) invites submission of reference service research project proposals for presentation at New Discoveries in Reference: The 24rd Annual Reference Research Forum at the 2018 American Library Association Annual Conference in New Orleans, LA. Researchers and practitioners from…(Read More)

RUSA Annual Achievement Awards

RUSA has hosted many wonderful award ceremonies at the American Library Association Annual Conference, honoring dozens of talented and remarkable librarians. We would not be a able to do this without the faithful support provided from our sponsors. In the coming year our association needs to adapt to some situational changes in our environment; the…(Read More)

Matthew Desmond (left) and Colson Whitehead (right)

On June 24, 2017 at the ALA Annual Conference in Chicago, librarians, publishers, ALA Leaders and readers alike gathered at the Hilton Chicago to witness a night of literary history. Sara Paretsky, famed novelist of the “V.I. Warshawski” mystery series and Chicago local was the featured speaker of the ceremony and gave a powerful…(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)