Facilitates communication concerning library personnel who have collection development and evaluation assignments as part of their professional duties.
last person joined one year ago
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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.
last person joined 24 days ago
Reference and User Services Association (RUSA) HS History Librarians Discussion Group
Reference and User Services Association (RUSA) Sharing and Transforming Access to Resources Section (STARS) Hot Topics Discussion Group
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Provides a timely forum for discussion of current issues related to the provision of electronic reference services.
Reference and User Services Association (RUSA) Hot Topics in Frontline Reference Discussion Group
last person joined one month ago
Provides a forum for discussion of issues pertaining to interlibrary loan and resource sharing among all types of libraries
last person joined 17 days ago
Orientation information for RUSA new board members, committee chairs, Section chairs, and liaisons to ALA committees
last person joined 9 months ago
Provides a forum for the informal exchange of information and the discussion of common challenges relating to performance issues in reference services; serves as a vehicle for raising awareness of performance standards and their use in the provision of quality reference service.
Provides a forum for the discussion of issues of mutual interest to heads of reference departments in large research libraries.
Provides a forum for the informal exchange of information and the discussion of issues of mutual interest relating to reference services in public libraries of all sizes.
Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL) Regional Campus Libraries Discussion Group
A tool to collaborate in planning the 2010 preconference
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 Douglas Hasty (firstname.lastname@example.org) for questions and suggestions.
last person joined 3 months ago
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.
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.
last person joined 5 months ago
Create an ALA-LC Rusyn Romanization table, as currently there isn’t one.
Provides a timely forum for discussion of issues related to the provision of virtual reference services.
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