Genealogy and Local History Section

Division: Library Collections

The Genealogy and Local History Section aims to provide a voice for genealogy and local history librarians in the international information community, to facilitate networking among subject specialists and libraries, archives, museums, and related societies and institutions, and to encourage the development of genealogy and local history collections and user services.

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Genealogy and Local History, Sections

Last update: 6 October 2015

Latest News

WLIC 2017 Wroclaw - Open Sessions - Call for Papers

A joint open session hosted Monday 21 August. Theme, "New insights at the intersection of genealogy and other professional communities - including librarians, archivists, historians, demographers, linguists, anthropologists and geneticists"

16 February 2017

Second Call for Papers - Satellite Meeting Vilnius 2017

“The Challenge of Multiple Identities - Multi-ethnicity in Genealogy, Local History and Regional Memory - Challenges and Opportunities for Libraries and Other Memory Institutions" is the theme for the main session. Genealogy and Local History Section (GENLOC) joint with Asia and Oceania Section and Information Technology Section invite proposals for papers to be presented at the session.

14 February 2017

Satellite Meeting Vilnius - Call for Papers

“The Challenge of Multiple Identities - Multiethnicity in Genealogy, Local History and Regional Memory - Challenges and Opportunities for Libraries and Other Memory Institutions" is the theme for the main session at the Satellite Meeting in Vilnius, Lithuania, 16-17 August 2017.

25 January 2017