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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)

Denver blue bear

Headed to the Mile High city? Here’s a guide to all things RUSA. Be sure to bring a friend and stop by the RUSA Membership Social for food, trivia and prizes on Saturday, February 10! We’ll also be unveiling the year’s best reading and reference, including the much anticipated Andrew Carnegie Medals…(Read More)

Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction

On February 11, while the world is focused on medals of the gold, silver and bronze kind, many of us will be in Denver focusing on medals of another kind—the Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in  Fiction and Nonfiction. The XXIII Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea and the Carnegie Medals share more…(Read More)

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All ALA Midwinter Meeting attendees are invited to this free event to celebrate the year’s best in adult reading and reference at RUSA’s Book and Media Awards Ceremony. The event will take place Sunday, February 11, 5-7pm and is sponsored by NoveList. Selections are made by library professionals who work closely with…(Read More)

The American Library Association (ALA) today announced six books shortlisted for the esteemed Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction, awarded for the previous year’s best fiction and nonfiction books written for adult readers and published in the United States. The two medal winners will be announced at RUSA’s Book and…(Read More)

Kids in the library

Throughout the year, committees of the Reference and User Services Association, a division of the American Library Association, are hard at work selecting the year’s best in reading and reference for adult readers. The culminating event, RUSA’s Book and Media Awards Ceremony, celebrates the authors, publishers and member volunteers that make these selections…(Read More)

Audience applause

Are you looking to stretch your marketing dollars further? Want to make a special impact on your audience? The RUSA sponsorship and recognition program is designed to highlight those vendor partners who support the work of the organization and the reference professionals we serve. A RUSA sponsorship will enhance attendees’ conference experience, and help underwrite…(Read More)

Membership Social

Bloomsbury is celebrating the launch of their new Digital Resources division as well as their Dartmouth Medal win. They’d love to have RUSA members join them! Help Bloomsbury celebrate and enjoy some wine and appetizers and/or coffee and pastries while you’re at it! Check out the details below and add these two…(Read More)

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