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reference & adult services (RASS)

We are members of NCLA who have a special interest in reference and in working with adult library customers. We serve in various types of libraries throughout the state of North Carolina (including public, academic, and special libraries). RASS provides opportunities for continuing education and discussion related to reference and adult services. 

Why should you join RASS?

  • To have opportunities to learn, network and collaborate with other librarians, support staff and institutions across the state
  • To participate in guiding the section's initiatives, policies and projects
  • To receive discounts to NCLA Workshops and Conferences
  • Joint applications for NCLA and ALA are available for students and paraprofessionals
  • Membership rates are scaled to match your income

Board Members

Chair: Velappan Velappan, State Library of North Carolina

Vice-Chair/Chair Elect: Emily Leachman, Central Piedmont Community College

Treasurer: Vacant

Secretary - Walter Lanham, J.Y. Joyner Library, ECU

Past Chair: Michelle Osborne, Gaston County Public Library

Special Library Representative - John Baga, Music Library, ECU

College & University Representative - Vacant

Community College Representative - Suvanida Duangudom

Public Library Representative- Chantez Neymoss

Member-at-Large- Vacant

Member-at-Large- Vacant

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