American Library Association Annual Conference
San Francisco, CA
This report represents the work of an Emerging Leaders (EL) Team tasked by the Reference and User Services Association (RUSA) Publications Committee to investigate whether RUSA should create resources for 21st-century reference and user services librarians interested in the concept of “library as publisher.” Within this report, readers will find a proposed definition of library publishing, the results of an environmental scan of support provided by library and affiliated professional associations, results of a survey gauging interest in library publishing services, and recommended next steps for RUSA.
libraries, publishing, reference and user services association
Library and Information Science
Beth Boatright, Crystal Boyce, Rebecca Marrall, Angela Kent, and Sarah Espinosa (2015).
Library as Publisher: A New Initiative for RUSA?. Presented at American Library Association Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA.