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Register for the upcoming webinar titled “Tools for Locating Primary Sources in Archives and Online” scheduled for Wednesday, August 14, 2019. This webinar is intended for librarians who are new to working with patrons who need to find primary sources. It will  cover using four important electronic databases, and several prominent printed resources, to locate…(Read More)

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 found by visiting the Conference Scheduler. Friday, June 21, 2019 RUSA Genealogy Preconference, sponsored by…(Read More)

Jennifer Brannock, Curator of Rare Books and Mississippiana, University of Southern Mississippi Libraries, was selected as the 2019 winner of the Learning History Research and Innovation Award sponsored by Gale, A Cengage Company, administered by RUSA’s History Section. The award consists of $2,500 to help facilitate and further research relating to history and…(Read More)

Mary Lovell Swetnam, Special Collections Librarian, Virginia Beach Public Library, was selected as the 2019 recipient of the Reference and User Services Association’s (RUSA) History Section’s Genealogy / History Achievement Award, sponsored by ProQuest for her enthusiastic service and commitment in helping her patrons with genealogy and local history research; for her dedication in…(Read More)

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 leadership or, staff-training in following topic areas: Reference services User instruction Assessment of services…(Read More)

The deadline to submit nominations for Achievement Awards has been extended to February 15, 2019. RUSA encourages members to nominate their colleagues whose work has influenced their thinking and performance and whose outstanding contributions merit recognition by the profession. RUSA has, and will continue to, nominate, select and honor the very best in the field…(Read More)

Jennifer McElroy, Minnesota Historical Society, Gale A Cengage Company, RUSA's History Section

Jennifer McElroy, Reference Librarian at the Minnesota Historical Society, was selected as the 2018 winner of the Learning History Research and Innovation Award sponsored by Gale, A Cengage Company, administered by RUSA’s History Section. The award consists of $2,500 to help facilitate and further research relating to history and history librarianship. Selected for…(Read More)

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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 leadership or, staff-training in following topic areas: 1. Reference services 2. User instruction 3…(Read More)

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