April 23, 2018

LJ’s Reviews of RUSA’s Top Genre Fiction | ALA Midwinter 2017

On January 22, RUSA’s Reading List Council announced the 2017 selections of the annual best-of Reading List, comprised of eight different fiction genres for adult readers. Check out below LJ’s full reviews of the winners and look for the complete reviews of the short list titles in BookVerdict.

LJ’s Reviews of Notable Nonfiction & Poetry | ALA Midwinter 2016

Check out LJ‘s reviews of the 2016 selections of RUSA’s (Reference and User Services Association) Notable Books List

Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction & Nonfiction Shortlist Announced

ALA announced its shortlist for the second annual Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction on Monday, April 23rd, naming three nominees in both fiction and nonfiction.

Reference News from ALA Midwinter

Talk at this year’s ALA Midwinter Meeting was of how dead it seemed, but, as usual, anecdata falls short of the real story. A total of 9,929 attendees (6,236 regular attendees and 3,693 exhibitor staff) converged in Dallas, a decrease of only 181 people from last Midwinter in San Diego. The mood was much lighter […]

ALA Midwinter 2012: RUSA’s Outstanding Books of the Year

The Collection Development and Evaluation Section (a part of the Reference and User Services Association, or RUSA) has announced its selections of the most outstanding works of 2012