Resources for Public Historians
Public History Employer Report and Survey
| Mar 27, 2017To address concerns about job prospects for public historians, a joint task force of the National Council on Public History,...
Best Practices for Accessible Publishing (2016)
| Jun 4, 2016The American Historical Association urges that published material be accessible to all scholars, including those with print-reading disabilities. To achieve...
Guidelines on the Professional Evaluation of Digital Scholarship by Historians (2015)
| Jun 1, 2015The context of historical scholarship is changing rapidly and profoundly. Disciplines and universities that emerged two centuries ago in a...
Statement on Scholarly Journal Publishing (2012)
| Aug 13, 2012The current system of access to journal content certainly contains elements of unfairness, in addition to adding burdens to budgets...
Working Group Issues Tenure, Promotion, and the Publicly Engaged Academic Historian Report
Working Group on Evaluating Public History Scholarship | Sep 1, 2010News
Tenure, Promotion, and the Publicly Engaged Academic Historian (updated 2017)
| Apr 8, 2010Current standards for evaluating historical scholarship for tenure and promotion do not reflect the great variety of historical practice undertaken...
Standards for Museum Exhibits Dealing with Historical Subjects (updated 2017)
| Jan 8, 1997Museum exhibits play an important role in the transmission of historical knowledge. In aiming to achieve exhibit goals, historians, museum...
Careers in Public History
Resources for those interested in finding a career in public history.
Herbert Feis Award
Established in 1984, the Herbert Feis Award is offered annually to recognize distinguished contributions to public history. The prize is...