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Backward design is a concept that is taught in some user education/library instruction classes, but is not a large part of the education of every library worker who teaches or trains. First introduced by Grant Wiggins & Jay McTighe in their book ” Understanding by Design” , its basic steps can be adapted to ay teaching…(Read More)

BizRef 101 is for any librarian in-training who wants to gain confidence and knowledge around BizRef topics such as company and industry research, consumer and market research, entrepreneurship topics and more. This 3-week long, asynchronous course allows users to go at their own pace as they work their way through each section. In…(Read More)

Reference Interview is a comprehensive six-week course focusing on the methods of evaluating reference service, behavioral aspects of reference service, and the different types of questions that can be used to help patrons identify what they need. Using images and text, this in-depth educational approach covers everything from the approachability of the librarian…(Read More)

State legislative bodies vary greatly, ranging from full-time professional legislatures to part-time institutions with limited staff, and their websites reflect these difference. This session focuses on researching state legislation, including navigating state websites that are not necessarily designed with the average citizen in mind. It will highlight alternative sources of state legislative information…(Read More)

Creating a social media post, a flyer, or poster is now easier than ever with Canva, but what if you’re not sure where to start? In this workshop, you will learn the basic skills in formatting your designs in Canva. Learn skills and principles that will help you develop a design eye and translate…(Read More)

RUSA Virtual Forum March 2023 The Reference and User Services Association of the American Library Association is proud to announce the 2nd RUSA Virtual Forum scheduled for March 28 & 30, 2023.  With the theme of Reference and User Services-Re-imagined, the Forum serves as an engaging space that sparks innovation and collaboration…(Read More)

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RUSA is seeking webinar and online course proposals for our Spring 2023 offerings. Do you have expertise in one of the topic areas below that you would like to share with a wider library audience? Are you motivated to enhance your teaching and presentation skills? Consider submitting a proposal for a webinar or an online…(Read More)

The American Library Association- Reference and User Services Division (RUSA), continues to offer an outstanding combination of repeat and new courses/webinars. Check out our list of upcoming programming below: Making the Most Out of Free Historical Resources 90-minute live webinar on November 2, 2022 This webinar will allow the participant to discover a…(Read More)

A comprehensive six -week course focusing on the methods of evaluating reference service, behavioral aspects of reference service, and the different types of questions that can be used to help patrons identify what they need. To register visit: https://www.ala.org/rusa/reference-interview-101-fall-2022…(Read More)