MLIS student selected for RUSA Award

Katharine Macy is the recipient of a Reference and User Services Association (RUSA) 2014 achievement award. RUSA provides research and travel grants to “the nation’s most exceptional librarians, libraries and projects involving reference services.”

Macy, a second-year MLIS student, was given a travel award to attend the ALA Annual Conference. The award is sponsored by Gale Cengage Learning. She was cited for her "great potential to become a successful business librarian."

"I'm honored that RUSA BRASS chose me to be the recipient of this award, and I'm very excited to attend this conference,” said Macy. “The opportunity will allow me to meet thought leaders within business librarianship as well as provide the opportunity to learn more about current issues affecting the field."

Kathleen Kern, RUSA President, noted in the press release that “these awards are of the highest honor and recognize invaluable contributions to the field that may go unnoticed otherwise.”

The 2014 ALA Annual Conference will take place June 26 to July 1 in Las Vegas.