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Whitney Thompson, Graduate Library Assistant, Edgewood College, awarded the 2023 History Research and Innovation Award sponsored by Gale Cengage Whitney Thompson Whitney Thompson’s research centers on the most popular ballad composer of 1860s England, Charlotte Alington Barnard AKA “Claribel,” and her role in Victorian musical history, especially the intertwined histories of the music business…(Read More)

Michelle Enke, Manager of Genealogy / Special Collections, Wichita Public Library, named winner of the 2023 HS Genealogy/History Achievement Award Michelle Enke “For her work on the “Tell Your COVID Story” project as well as her great contributions to genealogical, archival, and library special collections as a certified archivist and leadership in professional service organizations…(Read More)

The Historical Materials Committee of the Reference and User Services Association’s History Section has selected the 2020 Best Historical Materials. This list recognizes the effectiveness in coverage of historical resources in all fields of history and promotes enhanced availability of historical works and information. These sources are selected by the Historical Materials committee of…(Read More)

Jennifer Daugherty is currently the Head of the North Carolina Collection in Academic Library Services at East Carolina University. She has been on the RUSA History Section History/Genealogy Award Committee and served as chair multiple times. She is currently the Chair of the Roundtable for Special Collections for the North Carolina Library Association and…(Read More)

DeeDee Baldwin. (by Megan Bean / © Mississippi State University) DeeDee Baldwin, Assistant Professor, History Research Librarian Mississippi State University Libraries, was selected as the 2021 recipient of the Reference and User Services Association’s (RUSA) History Section’s Genealogy/History Achievement Award, sponsored by ProQuest for her creation, research, and management of Against All Odds: The…(Read More)

Jennifer Brannock, Curator of Rare Books & Mississippiana, The University of Southern Mississippi was selected as the 2020 recipient of the Reference and User Services Association’s (RUSA) History Section’s Genealogy/History Achievement Award, sponsored by ProQuest for her expanding the usage of academic archival materials for professional and family historians, and foe her…(Read More)

Jennifer Brannock, Curator of Rare Books and Mississippiana, University of Southern Mississippi Libraries, was selected as the 2019 winner of the Learning History Research and Innovation Award sponsored by Gale, A Cengage Company, administered by RUSA’s History Section. The award consists of $2,500 to help facilitate and further research relating to history and…(Read More)

Mary Lovell Swetnam, Special Collections Librarian, Virginia Beach Public Library, was selected as the 2019 recipient of the Reference and User Services Association’s (RUSA) History Section’s Genealogy / History Achievement Award, sponsored by ProQuest for her enthusiastic service and commitment in helping her patrons with genealogy and local history research; for her dedication in…(Read More)

The deadline to submit nominations for Achievement Awards has been extended to February 15, 2019. RUSA encourages members to nominate their colleagues whose work has influenced their thinking and performance and whose outstanding contributions merit recognition by the profession. RUSA has, and will continue to, nominate, select and honor the very best in the field…(Read More)