Just a reminder that registration closes end-of-day tomorrow for the
next offering of The Reference Interview, a 5 week online course
presented by the Reference and User Services Association (RUSA).


This class is an excellent opportunity for librarians and library staff
at all types of libraries to gain or refresh basic reference skills, and
will enable them to serve reference desk patrons with confidence!

The majority of this course is asynchronous-students login throughout
the week and complete assignments at their own pace. Practice chat
sessions are held as a part of the course, however these are scheduled
after the class begins in order to accommodate the largest number of

The course will run Monday, Sept. 13 through Friday, Oct. 22.




We also have the following classes on the schedule for this fall:

*  Genealogy 101
fm>  September 20-October 22, 2010 

*  Business Reference 101
/index.cfm>  October 4-29, 2010  

*  Readers' Advisory 101
ndex.cfm>  October 4-November 11, 2010


Registration for each courses ends close-of-business the Wednesday
before the course begins.


More information about all of these courses is in the Professional
Development section of the RUSA website:


Group discounts are available for organizational members of ALA-more
information here:


Please share this message with any colleagues, listservs or member
groups who might find these courses of interest.





Liz F. Markel, M.A.

Marketing Specialist

Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA)

Reference and User Services Association (RUSA)


The American Library Association // 50 E. Huron Street // Chicago, IL

800-545-2433 // p. 312-280-4398 // f. 312-280-5273 // e. [log in to unmask]

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