ETS Achievement Award Given to Carmen Cole, Penn State University

Reference and User Services Association April 6, 2020

Carmen Cole of Sally W. Kalin Librarian for Learning Innovations, Penn State University, has been selected as the ETS Achievement Award for 2020. Carmen has been an integral member of RUSA and RUSA’s Emerging Technology Section (ETS) since 2016…

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Summary of the First RUSA Tech Showcase

Ninah Moore August 8, 2019

Many thanks to Jen Bishop (Carroll County Public Libraries), Don Undeen (Georgetown University), and Liz Sundermann (Baltimore County Public Libraries) for being the stars of the inaugural ALA RUSA Emerging Technologies Section Tech Showcase. What started as a good and…

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2020 ALA Annual Conference Proposal Submission Site Open

Ninah Moore July 31, 2019

The submission site for the 2020 ALA Annual Conference Program Proposals is now open. We encourage all RUSA members to consider submitting a proposal for the 2020 ALA Annual Conference in Chicago,  IL, please see the schedule below. Please use…

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eForum Explores New Technology for Virtual Reference

Melissa Vanyek June 17, 2019

The RUSA-ETS Managing Emerging Technologies Committee and the RUSA-RSS Virtual Reference Services Committee mediated an eForum on the “Past, Present, and Future of Virtual Reference & Emerging Technologies” this past February. The forum attracted at least sixty-two…

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RUSA @ 2019 ALA Annual Conference

Ninah Moore April 25, 2019

RUSA is sponsoring 10 programs in addition to the President’s Program during the 2019 ALA Annual Conference. Additionally there will be meetings of the RUSA board, Section boards, committee meetings and discussion groups. All RUSA-sponsored events may be…

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Teach for RUSA

Ninah Moore March 8, 2019

RUSA invites experienced librarians and subject matter experts to submit proposals for webinars and online courses to be added to RUSA’s outstanding online learning offerings. We particularly encourage submissions that address innovative services and trends, emerging technologies, management and…

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Fall 2018 RUSA Quarterly Update

Melissa Tracy August 24, 2018

Welcome to the fall RUSA Quarterly Update Fall 2018. Check out the Update and learn what the RUSA sections and their committees worked on at ALA Annual. Read on to hear from our new RUSA President, Ann Brown, then catch…

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Calling all Library Students!

RUSA May 29, 2018

Calling all library students! The RUSA Member Engagement Committee wants to know more about you. Please complete our survey so that RUSA can create new and improved opportunities for you to fully engage with RUSA as an emerging professional. Please…

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