Resources

The Reference and User Services Association (RUSA) is pleased to provide tools to help you in your job. The resources provided among these pages were developed by your peers and their predecessors in the reference and user services profession.

GUIDELINES: We have established national guidelines on all aspects of reference and user services, from interlibrary loan, to genealogical research, to competencies for reference librarians. Current RUSA Guidelines may be found here .

ALA CONNECTConnect provides online workspace and tools for handling the work of committees, discussion groups, and other congregations of members.

ONLINE DISCUSSION GROUPS: Find out the latest news from RUSA, RUSA sections, and ALA by joining the electronic discussion list that's right for you.

ONLINE CONTINUING EDUCATION: RUSA offers online continuing education. View the list of current RUSA online courses here .  If you have an idea for a course that we are not currently offering, learn more about submitting proposals for professional development courses here .

MORE: Additional RUSA information products may be found here .