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What a Government Shutdown Means for Information and Referral
What a Government Shutdown Means for Information and Referral

This article was written in October of 2023, following a near-shut-down of the U.S. Federal Government. Continue Reading

Date posted10/3/2023


2023 Virtual Conference Session Announcement
2023 Virtual Conference Session Announcement

The Discover I&R Virtual Conference will be held on November 2-3, 2023 and will feature 27 sessions taught by sector leaders. Continue Reading

Postedby Katie Appold
Date posted09/13/2023


Rapport for Quality Information and Referral Connections
Rapport for Quality Information and Referral Connections

Consider this approach when explaining how to build and maintain rapport to community resource specialists. Continue Reading

Postedby Sandra Ray
Date posted09/6/2023


2023 AIRS Award Recipients
2023 AIRS Award Recipients

Announcing the winners of the 2023 AIRS Awards! Continue Reading

Date posted08/28/2023


10 Budget Tips & Tricks for Year-End
10 Budget Tips & Tricks for Year-End

Here are some tips and insights we’ve curated to help you maximize your current year’s budget and create a strong plan for the next year. Continue Reading

Postedby Katie Appold
Date posted08/21/2023


AIRS to Inform USA FAQs
AIRS to Inform USA FAQs

Big changes bring questions and we have answers! Read the FAQs regarding the change from AIRS to Inform USA and associated technology changes. Continue Reading

Postedby Katie Appold
Date posted07/21/2023


New Contact Information for Inform USA (formerly AIRS)
New Contact Information for Inform USA (formerly AIRS)

We've recently updated our mailing, phone, and email addresses. Continue Reading

Postedby Katie Appold
Date posted07/20/2023


Certification FAQ
Certification FAQ

A quick list of some of our frequently asked questions. Continue Reading

Postedby Sarah Pottelberg
Date posted07/19/2023


Certification Study Suggestions
Certification Study Suggestions

Examinations are based on the following materials together with actual I&R experience. An experienced Information and Referral professional should be able to perform well without additional studying; however, coverage of this material, together with professional experience is an effective way... Continue Reading

Postedby Sarah Pottelberg
Date posted07/19/2023


Recertification
Recertification

An Inform USA Certification lasts for two years from the time you pass the examination. You must apply for re-certification before the end of that two-year period. You do not need to retake the exam to be recertified, but you must submit documentation for at least 10 hours of I&R... Continue Reading

Postedby Sarah Pottelberg
Date posted07/19/2023


AIRS is now Inform USA! Check out all the details.
AIRS is now Inform USA! Check out all the details.

The Alliance of Information & Referral Systems (AIRS) has rebranded to Inform USA! Learn more about this exciting change. Continue Reading

Postedby Katie Appold
Date posted07/1/2023