Reference and User Services Quarterly (RUSQ)

Reference & User Services Quarterly (RUSQ) will be published digitally starting with Volume 51, number 1 (Fall 2011), and will no longer appear in print format.

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An e-subscription to RUSQ is a benefit of RUSA membership. Individual and organizational members of the Reference and User Services Association can now access the journal online at  If you need help logging in, go here.

Keep your e-mail address up-to-date! Notifications are sent out via e-mail each time a new issue publishes. Members can manage their contact information through, by contacting or by calling ALA's membership team at (800) 545-2433, option 5.

Member organizations and subscribing organizations must provide **non-role-based e-mail addresses** in order to receive these notifications. Examples of role-based e-mail addresses may include,, and

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Are you a non-member organization or individual interested in a subscription to RUSQ? Contact or 1-800-545-2433, option 5. You can also subscribe online. Subscriptions are $65 annually.

If you have recently joined RUSA, it will take about four weeks for your member subscription to be activated by OJS. Contact if you experience any problems.


Reference & User Services Quarterly (RUSQ) accepts advertising goods or services to the library profession and library services in general and encourages advertising as a vehicle to inform readers of products and services and to provide product communication between vendor and buyer. RUSQ will adhere to all ethical and commonly accepted advertising practices and will make every effort to ensure that its practices in relation to advertising are consistent with those of the other Association publications. RUSQ reserves the right to reject any advertisement deemed not relevant or consistent to the above or to the aims and policies of the American Library Association. Contact: Innovative Media Solutions, Bill Spilman, Advertising Representative, (877) 878-3260 toll-free, 320 W. Chestnut St., Oneida, IL 61467; fax: (309) 483-2371. 

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