Sharing and Transforming Access to Resources Section


Get Involved with RUSA STARS!

The majority of the committee and task force appointments are made in the spring by matching STARS members' interests and background with the section's needs. If you are interested in contributing your ideas and talent to a STARS committee, please contact Jennifer Young,

For more information about volunteering for RUSA and STARS, please visit our Volunteer page.

RUSA STARS' 5 Things Every New Resource Sharing Librarian Should Know

Are you new to Resource Sharing and Inter-library Loan? Check out these tips and resources put together by your colleagues!

Keep the conversation going on ALA Connect

The ALA Connect discussion board is dedicated to issues relating to interlibrary loan, document delivery, remote circulation, access services, cooperative reference, cooperative collection development, remote storage, and other shared library services by members of RUSA-STARS. This discussion board is only open to RUSA-STARS members.

Not Familiar with connect? Check out these resources:


Ever wonder who you teamed up with when you joined RUSA STARS? Learn more about your fellow Resource Sharers through a series of interviews with RUSA STARS members. You might even recognize a few more STARS at the next ALA conference!

Jessica Bower Revelo

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Being part of STARS is more than just a section, it’s a community.

Meet STARGazer Jessica Bower Relevo!
Watch Jessica's YouTube Inteview!

Miriam Wnuk

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My goal some day is to make resource sharing as low cost and as accessible to the greater community.

Meet STARGazer Miriam Wnuk!
Watch Miriam's YouTube Inteview!

Aspasia Luster

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Librarians love to help people (and that includes other librarians), so joining STARS is a great way to learn more resource sharing in a helpful, collaborative environment.

Meet STARGazer Aspasia Luster!
Watch Aspasia's YouTube Inteview!

Brian Miller

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STARS is the best professional organization where interlibrary loan practitioners from all different types and sizes of libraries can come together to discuss common problems, share solutions, and shape the future of resource sharing.

Meet STARGazer Brian Miller!
Watch Brian's YouTube Inteview!