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Notes from the Chair

Thomas Keenan, Princeton University
ESS Chair 2020-21

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. Heidi Madden (Duke) wound up having to guide the Section through an unexpected transition to the virtual mode for Annual 2020. I chaired my first meetings — Midwinter 2021 — virtually, and now we’re ramping up for another series of virtual meetings for Annual 2021 at the end of June. Read More


Digital Library of Macedonia

Open Access in North Macedonia

Liladhar R. Pendse, University of California-Berkeley
ESS Newsletter 2021, Vol 1

In 2019, a country formerly known as Macedonia agreed to change its name to North Macedonia. Since 1991, North Macedonia has continued to develop its open access infrastructure. This article provides a general overview of Open Access (OA) in North Macedonia (xn). North Macedonia is located in Southeastern Europe. Macedonia is the name of a geographical region, and some have defined this region as a peripheral region of the Balkans even though it encompasses today’s nation-states of Albania, Bulgaria, Greece, Kosovo, North Macedonia, and Serbia. Read More

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