History Section News

RUSA @ ALA Annual Conference

May 4, 2022

RUSA is sponsoring multiple programs in addition to the President’s Program during the 2022 ALA Annual Conference. Additionally, meetings of the RUSA board, Section boards, committee meetings and discussion groups can be found on the Conference Scheduler here. Saturday…

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RUSA Call for Proposals

April 27, 2022

Interested in sharing your expertise with a wider library audience? Motivated to enhance your teaching and presentation skills? Consider submitting a proposal for a webinar or an online course to contribute to RUSA’s outstanding online learning offerings. RUSA encourages…

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RUSA Announces Best Historical Materials List

February 11, 2022

The Historical Materials Committee of the Reference and User Services Association’s (RUSA) History Section has selected the 2021 Best Historical Materials. This list recognizes the effectiveness in coverage of historical resources in all fields of history and promotes enhanced…

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Teach for RUSA

August 2, 2021

RUSA invites experienced librarians and subject matter experts to submit proposals for webinars and online courses to be added to RUSA’s outstanding online learning offerings. We particularly encourage submissions that address innovative services and trends, emerging technologies, management and…

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Discovering Family History in Library Collections

July 6, 2021

CHICAGO- Register today for the three-part webcast series “Discovering Family History in Library Collections” sponsored by the History Section of the Reference and User Services Association (RUSA). During this three-part webcast series, explore library…

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Decolonizing the Catalog: Addressing Problematic Language

June 10, 2021

CHICAGO- Register today for the “Decolonizing the Catalog: Anti-Racist Description Practices from Authority Records to Discovery Layers”  webinar scheduled for Wednesday, July 7, 2021 @ 12:00pm Central sponsored by the History Section of the Reference…

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RUSA Education Programs @ ALA Annual

June 8, 2021

Register Now! Be sure to register and add these events to your must-watch list! LIVE PROGRAMS Libraries are for Everyone: In-Person and Virtual Programming for Adults with Disabilities Friday, June 25, 2021 2:15pm-3:15pm Whether in…

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DeeDee Baldwin, Assistant Professor, History Research Librarian Mississippi State University Libraries, chosen for HS Genealogy / History Achievement Award sponsored by ProQuest

March 11, 2021

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…

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