ESS Newsletter 2021

ESS Newsletter 2021

Vol. 1

Editors: Masha Stepanova, Megan Bennett
Association of College & Research Libraries
American Library Association

Notes from the Chair, by Thomas Keenan

Thomas Keenan

Dear ESS Members,

It’s been a year, obviously. The last time we were able to meet in person was the Midwinter Meeting in Philadelphia in late January 2020. At that time it had recently been decided that that would be the last in-person Midwinter meeting of ESS, but we had no idea it would be more than two full years before the Section could hold in-person meetings again.

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News

Acquisition: Hoover Acquires the Memoir of General M.D. Getmanov
Anatol Shmelev, Robert Conquest Curator for Russia and Eurasia, Hoover Library & Archives
Acquisition: Hoover Acquires Vadim Krassovsky Papers
Anatol Shmelev, Robert Conquest Curator for Russia and Eurasia, Hoover Library & Archives
Conference Report: The New Shape of Sharing
Kathleen Smith, Claude Potts, Sarah Sussman

Feature Articles

History and Holdings of the Library at Wolfenbüttel
by Richard Hacken (written in 1988)

Open Access in North Macedonia
by Liladhar R. Pendse

Humor

Euroasian Bibliographic Bear

The Eurasian Bibliographic Bear: A Silly, Misleading, Absurdist Artifice by Richard Hacken
Available In PDF / or in PDQ.

A Celebratory Sonnet:
The ESS wordprESS exprESS
(on the occasion of the ESS website launch)

For Hidden Easter Eggs:
– search ESS website for “Hypo Kondria”
– search ESS website for “Bibli-Specialographer”
– search ESS website for “Gentille omelette”