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MSU Librarian Receives RUSA Achievement Award (People in the News)

Wednesday, June 02, 2021 8:30 AM | Hali Black (Administrator)

DeeDee Baldwin, Assistant Professor and History Research Librarian at Mississippi State University Libraries, has been selected as the recipient of the 2021 Reference and User Services Association’s (RUSA) History Section’s Genealogy/History Achievement Award, sponsored by ProQuest. Baldwin received the award for her work on Against All Odds: The First Black Legislators in Mississippi in addition to her continued service to the library and archival communities, the American Library Association (ALA), Reference and User Services Association (RUSA), and RUSA’s History Section (HS). The award includes a citation and a monetary award to a librarian, library or publisher, in recognition of professional achievement in historical or genealogical reference, service, or research librarianship. 

Submitted by: 

Stephen Cunetto 
Associate Dean, University Libraries 
Mississippi State University 



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