Email Discussion Lists

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


  • Please sign up for ESS mailing list
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    • New postings can be sent to “”

ALA Connect

  • ALA Connect is an online platform for discussion and collaboration between ALA members.



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.
    • Post messages to