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Registration is now open for the 2015 Midwinter Meeting

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Don’t miss what we have in store for you at the 2015 Midwinter Meeting!


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Introducing the Newly Developed National Guidelines and Best Practices for Financial Literacy Education in Libraries!

Free Introduction Webinar (five-part webinar series to follow throughout 2015)

Date: Thursday, September 25, 2014

Time: 2:00 – 3:30 PM (CST)

Management of personal finances requires information. Different kinds of information are needed to safely and successfully earn, borrow, save, invest, spend, and protect against risk. As with other literacies, libraries are uniquely qualified to address this information need. This webinar will describe the rationale, process, and purpose of these national guidelines and best practices, with recommendations for implementation.

Read more. Register here.

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New Online Courses!

Check out the new online courses!
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RUSA Awards Nomination Period is Now Open!

The Reference and User Services Association (RUSA) is seeking nominations for its annual series of awards and grants. Nominations and supporting materials for most awards must be submitted by Dec. 14, 2014.

RUSA encourages members to nominate their colleagues whose work has influenced their thinking and performance and whose contributions merit recognition by the profession.

Achievement awards for individuals and groups:

Travel awards to the ALA Annual Conference:

Research grants:

*Monetary award amounts are subject to change without notice and are contingent upon donor funding supplied at the time the award is presented. Questions about these awards should be directed to the committee chairperson—access committee contact information by logging in at, then accessing the RUSA roster webpage—or to the RUSA headquarters staff.

More information about these awards, including nominating instructions, can be found on RUSA’s awards webpage.

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