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Event RUSA Executive Committee Meeting

by Susan Hornung-IL (staff) on Thu, Dec 18, 2014 at 02:17 pm

Please register with shornung@ala.org at least one week in advance if you'd like to attend this meeting.

Event RUSA Executive Committee Meeting

by Susan Hornung-IL (staff) on Tue, Dec 16, 2014 at 01:21 pm

Please register with shornung@ala.org if you'd like to attend this meeting by Dec. 31, 2014.

Event RUSA Budget and Finance Committee Meeting, January 2015

by Susan Hornung-IL (staff) on Tue, Dec 16, 2014 at 01:19 pm

Please register with shornung@ala.org if you'd like to attend this meeting by Dec. 29, 2014.

Event RUSA Board Meeting, December 2014

by Susan Hornung-IL (staff) on Wed, Nov 19, 2014 at 05:35 pm

Wednesday, December 10, 8:30am PT / 9:30am MT /10:30am CT / 11:30am ET

Please register with shornung (at) ala.org if you'd like to attend.

Event RUSA Executive Committee Meeting, December 2014

by Susan Hornung-IL (staff) on Wed, Nov 19, 2014 at 05:32 pm

Monday, December 15, 2014, 11 PT / 12 MT / 1 CT / 2 ET

please register with shornung@ala.org if you'd like to attend.

Discussion NMRT Mentoring Committee Seeking More Mentors

by Cheryl Blevens on Thu, Oct 30, 2014 at 02:27 pm

Do you find yourself wishing that someone would have been there to teach you all that you now know? Would you like to walk alongside a new librarian as they enter the profession?

Here is your chance to participate in a great new project from the New Members Round Table of ALA (NMRT), to meet a new librarian ally, and to have someone to guide as they learn the ins and outs of librarianship. The NMRT Mentoring Committee's Career Mentoring Program focuses on long term mentoring. We will pair up "newbie librarians" with "seasoned vets" as part of a year-long mentoring program.

Do you find yourself wishing that someone would have been there to teach you all that you now know? Would you like to walk alongside a new librarian as they enter the profession?

Here is your chance to participate in a great new project from the New Members Round Table of ALA (NMRT), to meet a new librarian ally, and to have someone to guide as they learn the ins and outs of librarianship. The NMRT Mentoring Committee's Career Mentoring Program focuses on long term mentoring. We will pair up "newbie librarians" with "seasoned vets" as part of a year-long mentoring program.

The NMRT Career Mentoring program will last from October 2014 to July 2015. Conference attendance is not required, but membership in ALA is required, and NMRT membership is encouraged.

For further information and to apply, please visit
http://www.ala.org/nmrt/oversightgroups/comm/mentor/mentoringcommittee

Please feel free to contact us if you have any further questions after visiting the site.

Sincerely,

The New Member Round Table Mentoring Committee
NMRT_Mentoring@yahoo.com

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Event RUSA Executive Committee Meeting, 10-15-14

by Susan Hornung-IL (staff) on Tue, Oct 14, 2014 at 03:39 pm

This is an open meeting. Please contact shornung@ala.org to register.

Discussion [Reminder] RUSA wants your nominations for achievement awards, research & travel grants by Dec. 14!

by Leighann Wood-IL (staff) on Mon, Oct 13, 2014 at 12:48 pm

Know of a librarian worthy of a nod? Need some travel monies to help you get to Annual Conference in San Francisco? Have a research project in need of funding? RUSA has several monetary awards and grants looking for your nominations!

Achievement awards for individuals and groups:

Know of a librarian worthy of a nod? Need some travel monies to help you get to Annual Conference in San Francisco? Have a research project in need of funding? RUSA has several monetary awards and grants looking for your nominations!

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 www.ala.org, 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.  

Good luck!

Leighann Wood (lwood@ala.org)
Membership and Awards Coordinator, RUSA

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Discussion NMRT RESUME REVIEW APPOINTMENT DEADLINE EXTENDED

by Cheryl Blevens on Mon, Jun 23, 2014 at 09:25 am

We have extended the closing date for you to make an appointment to have your resume reviewed to Tuesday, June 24 at 5pm.  Hurry and make an appointment to get free resume help from industry experts! Follow this URL: https://sites.google.com/site/2014alanmrtrrrs/, click on the link to the appointment request form, complete the requested information and click “Submit.” You will be contacted by return email.

Discussion NMRT RESUME REVIEW SERVICE BOOTH GREETERS NEEDED

by Cheryl Blevens on Thu, Jun 12, 2014 at 06:46 pm

(Kindly forgive cross-posting.)

The NMRT Resume Review Service needs volunteers to work as booth greeters Saturday, June 28, from 10 am until noon. If you can volunteer for any of that time, we need your help! The booth greeters’ most important duty is to keep things running on time. They sign the reviewees in, escort them to their reviewer’s table, and remind them when their 30 minute appointment is over.

(Kindly forgive cross-posting.)

The NMRT Resume Review Service needs volunteers to work as booth greeters Saturday, June 28, from 10 am until noon. If you can volunteer for any of that time, we need your help! The booth greeters’ most important duty is to keep things running on time. They sign the reviewees in, escort them to their reviewer’s table, and remind them when their 30 minute appointment is over.

To volunteer follow this link: https://sites.google.com/site/2014alanmrtrrrs/. Fill out the volunteer form and click “Submit.”

If you have questions, please contact the NMRT Resume Review Service Co-chairs: Cheryl Blevens (cheryl.blevens@indstate.edu) or Nicole Spoor (nicolespoor@gmail.com), using “2014 Conference RRS Booth Greeter” in the subject line of your email. Thank you!

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The Reference and User Services Association (RUSA) is responsible for stimulating and supporting excellence in the delivery of general library services and materials to adults, and the provision of reference and information services, collection development, and resource sharing for all ages, in every type of library.

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