Online Learning with RUSA

Online Courses

Title Event Date Presented By
Xtreme Bibliographic Searching for Interlibrary Loan & Reference February 6, 2017 to March 3, 2017 Tina Baich & Collette Mak

Dates to be announced:  
Reaching Every Patron** CEUs Available!  
Effective Assessment Strategies  
Introduction to Economic Data on the Web  
Health Information 101** CEUs Available!  
Introduction to Spatial Literacy and Online Mapping  

All courses are hosted asynchronously*  in Moodle.


Title Event Date Presented By
Trends in Business Education and their Impacts on Business Reference and Services February 9, 2017 Grace Liu
Show me the money: Growing grants-related services in the library February 23, 2017 Jen Bonnet , Karen Downing , Darlene Nichols
Is there an app for that? Finding primary sources in an app environment. March 7, 2017 Jennifer Koenig Johnson
Data in Libraries: Open Data March 16, 2017 Jennifer Boettcher
Data in Libraries: Data Processing and Visualization May 4, 2017 Ryan Womack

All webinar times are Central (Chicago) Time. All webinars are hosted in Adobe Connect.



Individual course registration rates:

  • $130 for RUSA members
  • $175 for ALA members
  • $210 for non-ALA members
  • $100 for student members and retired members

Online and fax registration ends at close-of-business the Thursday before the course begins. Mailed registration forms must be postmarked by two Mondays prior to the course start date.

Group course registrations?

  • We offer 15% savings for group registrations.
  • Groups are defined as two or more librarians/staff from a library or network of libraries who are enrolling in the same course at the same time.
  • Register online or download the group registration form to fax or mail in. 


Individual webinar registration rates:

  • RUSA members: $45
  • ALA members: $50
  • ALA student & retired members: $25
  • Non-members: $65

Group webinar registrations?

  • Single login ($99):  for groups who will view the webinar together in a single location, e.g. a conference room.
  • Multiple logins ($38 per person, minimum 2ppl):  for institutions who want two or more employees to participate, but each will be at their own workstations. For multiple logins, you must have minimum of 2 participants in the same course from the same library or library system in order to receive the group rate.
  • Register online or Download the group registration form


  • Questions about registration: contact Membership and Customer Service at (800) 545-2433, option 5, or
  • Questions about Moodle or successfully taking online courses? Check the FAQ.
  • Any requests for cancelation of registration must be received in writing ALA/MACS department by the latest registration deadline listed online and are subject to a $40 processing fee. 
  • RUSA reserves the right to cancel a course or workshop for reasons including insufficient numbers of students.