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.


Ms. Kaitlyn L. Tanis (Convener, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021)
Rebecca Ann Lloyd (Incoming Convener, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021)
Ms. Rachel Bohlmann (Past Convener, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021)
Lauren Carlton (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021)

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As of August 2022, the HLIG had 673 members. Interest Group composition includes a convener and incoming convener. Interest Group composition includes a convener and incoming convener.


The History Librarians Interest Group was established by the ACRL Board of Directors at the 2017 ALA Annual Conference. As of August 2020, the HLIG has 573 members. The next renewal date for this interest group is the 2023 ALA Annual Conference.

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Staff Liaison

Lauren Carlton
Program Officer
Association of College & Research Libraries
American Library Association
E-mail: lcarlton@ala.org