Fate of History Bibliographies in the Online Environment Postscript

From the program presentation at the 2006 ALA Annual Conference in New Orleans, Monday June 26, 10:30 am - 12 noon

The RUSA History Section Bibliography & Indexes Committee wants to thank all those who attended the event, and especially the speakers at the discussion who provided insight into the current and future trends of reference and bibliography publishing.

We are providing links to the PowerPoint presentations that our speakers used during the discussion (found under "Related Files" below). If you have any questions or observations please use the contact information provided on this page.


  • Wayne Smith, President, Greenwood Publishing
  • Ron Boehm, CEO and Academic Publisher, ABC-CLIO
  • Jim Niessen, Vice President for Research & Publications, H-Net
  • Jennalyn Tellman, Moderator, RUSA History Bibliography & Indexes Committee

Co- Sponsors

  • RUSA History Bibliography & Indexes Committee
  • RUSA Codes
  • RUSA Marss
  • WESS SSH Discussion Group

About the Bibliographies and Indexes Committee

The Bibliographies and Indexes Committee for the RUSA History Section seeks to promote those reference resources for librarians in History and related subject topics. Among the committee's accomplishments are the annual Best Bibliographies review published in the Summer issues of the Reference & User Services Quarterly journal. Individuals wanting to learn more about the committee may contact Lisa Scharnhorst at
schlisa@u.washington.edu, or Jennalyn Tellman at