RUSA CODES Readers Advisory


To consider issues, problems, and trends relative to the development and evaluation of popular materials collections and readers' advisory services in all types of libraries; to develop guides and guidelines for collection development of popular materials collections; to encourage research on popular materials collections and their use in libraries; to be a forum for discussion about popular materials and readers' advisory services in libraries; to identify continuing education needs of librarians and library support staff working in this area and to disseminate the information to them; to coordinate its work with all relevant ALA committees and sections on matters of mutual concern and interest.


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ALA values committed and active committee members. Qualified members are welcome to volunteer to serve on the committee. Committee members must have an interest in the work of the committee; be able to attend Annual Conferences and Midwinter Meetings to participate in the meetings and activities of the committee; and be able to work between conferences via e-mail and ALA Connect. Express your interest in serving on this or other committees by filling out an application form. Appointments take place once a year, during the spring. Committee service usually begins following Annual Conference, about July 1.

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