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NEW ORLEANS- The Listen List Council of the Collection Development and Evaluation Section (CODES) of the Reference and User Services Association (RUSA) has announced the 2023 selections of the Listen List: Outstanding Audiobook Narration. This year’s committee evaluated 293 titles with a total listening time of more than 2,838 hours.  The final…(Read More)

Interview with the 2022 winner of the Isadore Gilbert Mudge Award sponsored by EBSCO, Melissa Wong conducted by Chris LeBeau, past Chair of RUSA’s Achievement Awards and Grants Committee Melissa Wong The Isadore Gilbert Mudge Award sponsored by EBSCO is RUSA’s highest award. Among the criteria for the award are contributions to reference…(Read More)

Timothy J. Dickey [Gary W. White] How did you get into the field of librarianship? [Dr. Timothy J. Dickey] Libraries have actually been a motif throughout my life. My first library jobs were work-study during my undergrad years, shelving books and manning the circulation desk, and then a delightful couple of years working in…(Read More)

Perspectives from A Newbie: RUSA’s Achievement Awards By Lillian Velez, Dee J. Kelly Law Library, LRVelez@Law.Tamu.Edu The RUSA Achievement Awards were presented on Thursday, July 21, 2022, and I am so glad to have had the privilege of attending and reporting on this event. We are all familiar with award shows…(Read More)

Interview with Marie Concannon, winner of the RUSA Award for Excellence in Reference and Adult Library Services – interview conducted by Chris LeBeau, Chair of the RUSA Achievement Awards Committee. (August 10, 2022) Marie Concannon Chris: I have here today, Marie Concannon. Marie has won the RUSA Award for Excellence in Reference and Adult Library…(Read More)

The Historical Materials Committee of the Reference and User Services Association’s (RUSA) History Section has selected the 2021 Best Historical Materials. This list recognizes the effectiveness in coverage of historical resources in all fields of history and promotes enhanced availability of historical works and information. These sources are selected by the Historical Materials committee…(Read More)

Register in advance for this webinar: https://ala-events.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_EaS9h1e3TK6-Rga4DQbMCA After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar…(Read More)

The Historical Materials Committee of the Reference and User Services Association’s History Section has selected the 2020 Best Historical Materials. This list recognizes the effectiveness in coverage of historical resources in all fields of history and promotes enhanced availability of historical works and information. These sources are selected by the Historical Materials committee of…(Read More)

Alexander Blend, Librarian at Middle Country Public Library, was selected as the 2021 winner for the Public Librarian Support Award for his enthusiastic service and dedication to the interlibrary loan community; for his advocacy on behalf of resource sharing practitioners; and for his important work with interlibrary loan cost and turnaround time data. Alex Blend…(Read More)