CHICAGO—RUSA President, Chris LeBeau invites all ALA Annual Conference attendees to attend the Reference and User Services Association's (RUSA) President’s Program, “New Dawn for Libraries: A Conversation with Dr. Carla Hayden” on Saturday, June 23, 4 – 5:30 PM in the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.
CHICAGO - Ron Charles, Editor of "Book World"at the Washington Post was selected as the 2018 winner for the Louis Shores Award for excellence in reviewing administered by the Collection Development and Evaluation Section of the Reference and User Services Association (RUSA).
CHICAGO - Amilcar Perez, Adult Services Librarian at Forest Park Public Library (IL), was selected as the 2018 winner of the BRASS Public Librarian Support Award sponsored by Morningstar. The award consists of $1,250 to assist with travel expenses to ALA Annual Conference for a public librarian who has performed outstanding business reference service.
CHICAGO-Stephanie Pitts-Noggle, Business Specialist Librarian at Champaign Public Library (IL) was selected as the 2018 winner of the BRASS Research Grant Award sponsored by Emerald Publishing. The grant, awarded to an individual or team, consists of $5,000 to conduct research in business librarianship.
CHICAGO-The Toledo Lucas County Public Library was selected as the 2018 winner of the Award for Excellence in Reference and Adult Services, sponsored by ReferenceUSA, for the Spending Smarter page. As a one-stop shop for personal finance, investment and referral information for northwest Ohio, Living Better, Spending Smarter was developed in collaboration by Melissa Jeter, Adult Services Librarian and Linda Koss, Grant Specialist, Business Te