Western European Studies Section


Promotes the improvement of library services supporting study and research in western European affairs from ancient times to the present.
The official WESS committee rosters are listed below, and the WESS website is available here.


Ms. Kristen Grace Totleben (Past-Chairperson, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2019)

Displaying active committee roster as of 07/01/2018. Last retrieved on 10/22/2017. Members can log in to view full contact information for committee members.


As of August 2016, WESS had 507 members. The committee composition is determined by section leadership.


The Western European Studies Section was established in 1979.

Get Involved

Volunteers will need to complete the volunteer form by February 15 for committee service that begins July 1. More information, including volunteer requirements, can be found on the ACRL volunteer site.

Staff Liaison

Megan Griffin
Program Officer
Association of College & Research Libraries
American Library Association
50 East Huron Street
Chicago, IL 60611-2788

Work: 312-280-2514
E-mail: mgriffin@ala.org