A new RUSA STARS Access to Resources Discussion Group. This discussion group will be a forum for RUSA STARS members and non-members to come together to discuss topics related to access services, user services, circulation, course reserves, and other access to resources related topics amongst all types of libraries.
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The Tech Showcase committee will develop, implement, and evaluate a hands-on showcase of emerging technologies and best-in-class technology implementations at ALA Annual each year.
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Provides a forum for the exchange of information about library services in local history and genealogy. Creates and fosters an environment for creativity and growth by acting as a catalyst for new ideas and problem-solving initiatives.
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This is a discussion group to explore the implications of Generative AI programs like ChatGPT on reference, instruction, and other user services.
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Reference and User Services Association (RUSA) HS History Librarians Discussion Group
Provides a forum for discussion of issues pertaining to interlibrary loan and resource sharing among all types of libraries
The purpose of this group is to share ideas and develop new connections for future collegiality and support. Topics for discussions include but are not limited to retention improvements, introduction to higher education research skills development, outreach, first generation students, international students, students enrolled simultaneously in high school and college (dual enrollment programs), reference services, etc. Please contact Summer Peng (firstname.lastname@example.org) for questions and suggestions.
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Discussion list for RUSA History Section
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The focus of the Copyright IG is on providing a forum for the RUSA community to exchange ideas relating to copyright law and its application, to strengthen communication and cooperation among RUSA members on issues relating to copyright, and to provide opportunities for growth and improved reference services.
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Many libraries of all types are involved or want to be involved in providing financial literacy programming, financial reference assistance, personal finance collections, and other library services and resources that support their users’ information needs for financial decision-making. This RUSA interest group is focused on sharing ideas and building a community around those already engaged in or interested in exploring the topic of financial literacy and libraries.
This Interest Group will focus on the topic of Shared Collections, which can encompass shared print initiatives, shared storage facilities, and prospective sharing of collections through cooperative collection development.
Discuss, promote, and support the role of reference and user services in academic libraries
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