History Librarians Interest Group


To discuss issues common to subject librarians in academic or research libraries, who are working with collections and researchers in the discipline of history.


Steven A. Knowlton (Convener, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2018)
Ms. Rachel Bohlmann (Secretary, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2018)
Mr. Alain J. St. Pierre, JR (Incoming Convener, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2018)
Mariel Colbert (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2018)

Displaying active committee roster as of 07/01/2017. Last retrieved on 06/27/2019. Members can log in to view full contact information for committee members.


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The History Librarians Interest Group was established by the ACRL Board of Directors at the 2017 ALA Annual Conference. As of August 2018, the HLIG has 395 members. The next renewal date for this interest group is the 2020 ALA Annual Conference.

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Beginning September 1, 2017, you can join the History Librarians Interest Group through your ALA membership record, and participate through the interest group's ALA Connect space and the ACRL electronic mailing list. If you have any questions, suggestions, or ideas for discussion topics or events, please contact the conveners.