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On January 26, 2020, during the American Library Association’s Midwinter Meeting in Philadelphia “A Memory Called Empire”, A Tor Book published by Tom Doherty Associates was announced as the best “Science Fiction” to the 2020 Reading List. In honor of this recognition the author Arkady Martine was interviewed: When did you first realize you…(Read More)

The final selections and press release content is due to the RUSA Office (lwood@ala.org) no later than 6pm to be vetted and prepped for publicity and announcement on Sunday. The awards to be announced include: Dartmouth Medal, Sophie Brody Medal, Outstanding Reference Sources, Notable Books List, Reading List and Listen List…(Read More)

Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan

UPDATE: No medal for nonfiction was awarded in 2018. _______________________________________ The American Library Association (ALA) announced “Manhattan Beach,” by Jennifer Egan, published by Scribner, as the winner of the 2018 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction. The selection was announced RUSA’s Book and Media Awards Ceremony sponsored by NoveList, during the ALA Midwinter…(Read More)

Listen List-Outstanding Audiobook Narration

The Listen List Council of the Collection Development and Evaluation Section (CODES) of the Reference and User Services Association (RUSA) has announced the 2018 selections of the Listen List, selected for both avid listeners of audiobooks and those new to the pleasures of the fastest-growing format in publishing. This juried list of twelve newly…(Read More)

Dartmouth Medal

The winner of the 2018 Dartmouth Medal for most outstanding reference work, an annual award presented by the expert reference and collection development librarians of the Reference and User Services Association (RUSA), a division of ALA, is “The Music of Central Asia”  published by Indiana University Press and edited by Theodore Levin,‎ Saida Daukeyeva,‎ and…(Read More)

Outstanding Reference Sources

The most noteworthy reference titles published in 2017 have been named to the 2018 Outstanding References Sources List, an annual list selected by experts of the Collection Development and Evaluation Section (CODES) of the Reference and User Services Association (RUSA), a division of the American Library Association. The Outstanding Reference Sources Committee was established in…(Read More)

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