RUSA Update


RUSA Update is your website for RUSA member news, our calendar, awards, and more.


RUSA Update news

Keep up-to-date with news from RUSA and 6 different Sections!

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RUSA Update Calendar


The RUSA Calendar contains 7 types of events:

  • Awards
  • Board/Executive Committee
  • Conferences
  • Online Learning
  • Other
  • Sections
  • Teleconferences & Virtual Meetings

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Achievement Awards and Book & Media Awards

Details, Submission Guidelines, Current & Past Award Recipients

View full list of awards


Quarterly Update 

The Quarterly Update issues will keep you informed as to what happening in RUSA and its sections.


Reference & User Services Quarterly (RUSQ) is the official, peer-reviewed journal of the Reference and User Services Association, division of the American Library Association. Its purpose is to disseminate information of interest to reference librarians, information specialists and other professionals involved in user-oriented library services.

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    • Appendices


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