To discuss issues common to subject librarians in academic or research libraries, who are working with collections and researchers in the discipline of history.
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History Librarians IG Discussion List
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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.
Join an Interest Group
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.
Association of College & Research Libraries
American Library Association