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Librarians will learn how to use the “RUSA Professional Competencies” and the resource available in, Competency-Based Career Planning, to access their professional skills and abilities, create and implement individual plans for professional development, and assess their progress in enhancing their professional skills and abilities. The webinar and book cover public and academic librarians interested…(Read More)

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From March 19th through the 21st, ETS’s Management of Electronic Resources and Services committee moderated an eForum on Assessing Electronic Reference Services. The eForum provided an opportunity for participants to share their experiences with assessing services and ask questions of experts and peers. Below can be found a summary of each day and lessons…(Read More)

Teach For RUSA


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)

On Friday, June 22, 2018 – 12:00pm – 4:00pm, RUSA will host an all-day Preconference  on how to foster discussion, engagement and impact throughout user communities. The session, called “It Takes a Village: Promoting Information Literacy Through Librarian-led Grassroots Initiatives,” will be presented by Sarah Simms, Undergraduate & Student Success Librarian at Louisiana…(Read More)

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Calling all business librarians! The aim of the Business Reference in Public Libraries Committee is to encourage collaboration and offer learning opportunities between academic, special, and public librarians in the sphere of business reference. A diversity of perspectives can add value to the overall experience of membership. Therefore, all librarians are invited to participate. The…(Read More)

money plants

Upon releasing his new book, 40+ New Revenue Sources for Libraries and Nonprofits (ALA Editions, 2016), I had the chance to follow up with author and BRASS member, Ed Rossman about how he entered librarianship and why it’s important to be proactive in finding new revenue streams. For more information about the book, readers…(Read More)

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RUSA is pleased to announce spring 2017 online learning opportunities: APRIL ​4/4/17 – [Webinar] “The Library within a Library: The Makerspace Service Point” This webinar will recontextualize library services and infrastructure for a makerspace experience that is consistent for every patron, scalable to any skill level, and integrated into the overall library experience. Specifically…(Read More)

**to get email notifications when a new edition is published, click here.** Note from the Editor: I hope that everyone is coming back from the holidays renewed and refreshed to start the new year. As the spring semesters begin and winter programming picks up at libraries around the country, I am delighted to bring to…(Read More)

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