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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)

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)

Elizabeth (Beth) German, President Elect, 2018-2019 RUSA

Elizabeth (Beth) German, Service Design Librarian at Texas A&M University was elected as the 2018-2019 President-Elect of RUSA. German will serve her Presidential term during 2019-2020. “RUSA, as an organization, reflects the complex and nuanced environment of libraries,” German remarked. “I will do my best to enable the rest of…(Read More)

election results written on chalk board

Thank you to those who stood in for elections for roles within RUSA leadership. We have the results for the 2018 election! Congratulations to our new leaders: DIVISION LEADERSHIP Vice-President/President-Elect: Elizabeth (Beth) German Councilor: Alesia McManus SECTION LEADERSHIP BRASS Vice-Chair/Chair Elect: Ilana Stonebraker Secretary: Lauren Reiter Member at Large: Adele…(Read More)

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