Email Discussion Lists

Although not formally organized by ESS, these groups grew out of it and often continue ESS discussions between meetings.


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News of interest to members of the Classical, Medieval and Renaissance Discussion Group.
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News and Discussion for librarians who work with materials from the German speaking countries.
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Library issues related to Nordic area studies and the Scandinavian Discussion Group.
For information, see NORD-LIB Discussion Group in the Scandinavian Studies Web.

WESS-SSH Electronic Discussion Group

The Social Sciences and History electronic discussion list, WESS-SSH, is maintained by Heidi Madden.
It provides news and discussion for librarians who work with social sciences and history materials and patrons.
To be included, email heidi.madden at, stating your name and preferred e-mail address.
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