RUSQ Journal

In order to prioritize providing the best possible experience for current and future authors, new submissions to Reference and User Services Quarterly are temporarily on hiatus due to circumstances arising from the COVID-19 pandemic. We thank you for your interest in the journal and look forward to reviewing your work in future. (posted 9/15/2020)


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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