About the Local History and Genealogy Section

Scope

Our mission is to be a voice for local history and genealogy 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.

Goals

  1. Be a voice for genealogy and local history librarians in the international information community.
  2. Facilitate and promote global networking among genealogy and local history professionals and between libraries, archives, and museums serving genealogists and family and local historians.
  3. Support and promote improved traditional and electronic genealogy and local history reference services.
  4. Proactively address data privacy and information access concerns that affect genealogy and local history collections and services.

Local History and Genealogy

Last update: 30 January 2019