April 17, 2020

R.U.S.A Newsletter

Message from RUSA

Spring RUSA Quarterly Update Now Available

The 2020 Spring issue of the RUSA Quarterly Update is now available! Read news from the RUSA sections and catch up with ongoing committee work!


The highlighted sections include:


Sponsor Spotlight

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Achievement Award Winner Announcement

2020 RUSA Achievement Award Winners Announced

RUSA’s Achievement Awards Program honors the best in reference librarianship and its many specialties. These awards recognize and honor the outstanding professional contributions and achievements of your RUSA peers.


Catch Up With RUSA!

Catch Up With RUSA!

As we continue to adjust to our new normal and you find yourself a little disconnected, we invite you to listen and catch up with these complimentary RUSA Webinars. The title, description and link to the recordings are listed below.


Please stay safe and healthy during this time.


Financial Literacy in Public Libraries: A Guide for Building Collections

Financial Literacy in Public Libraries: A Guide for Building Collections

A Bi-annual update to the has recently been completed.


This guide lists materials and resources about personal finance suitable for public libraries. The guide helps to address gaps within the personal finance collections of public libraries and, ultimately, enhance financial capability in the community.


The LibGuide is generously sponsored by a grant from .


Latest RUSQ

Latest RUSQ


Faculty Perspectives on Undergraduate Research Skills: Nine Core Skills for Research Success

Boglarka Huddleston, Jeffrey D. Bond, Linda L. Chenoweth, Tracy L. Hull



RUSA’s Newest Achievement Award: The Gail Schlachter Memorial Research Grant

M. Kathleen Kern


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