RUSA Reference Service Press Award


This committee administers a $2,500 annual award honoring the best article published in Reference and User Services Quarterly (RUSQ) in the preceding two volumes.

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Valerie Neylon (Chair, July 1, 2016, to July 31, 2017)
Kelly Ansley (Member, July 1, 2016, to July 31, 2017)
Jennifer Lau-Bond (Member, July 1, 2016, to July 31, 2017)
Mrs. Elsie Martinez (Member, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
Brian T. Sullivan (Member, July 1, 2016, to July 31, 2017)
Diane M. Zabel (Member, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)

Displaying active committee roster as of 07/23/2017. Last retrieved on 07/23/2017. Members can log in to view full contact information for committee members.


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