European Studies Section

Charge

Represents librarians and specialists in European affairs from ancient times to the present, and promotes the improvement of library services supporting study and research.

The official ESS committee rosters are listed below, and the ESS website is available here.

ACRL Slavic & East European Section (SEES) and ACRL Western European Studies Section (WESS) merged to form ESS on September 1, 2017.

Roster

Jordan Scott Sly (Chair, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)
Brian Vetruba (Past-Chair, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)
Jessie Christensen (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Sharon R. Clayton (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Christine Ericson (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Ramona V. Romero (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Walter Schlect (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Jordan Scott Sly (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Masha Stepanova (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Andre G. Wenzel (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)

Displaying active committee roster as of 07/01/2023. Last retrieved on 12/06/2022. Members can log in and refresh the page to view full contact information for committee members.

Resources

Composition

As of August 2021, ESS had 462 members. The committee composition is determined by section leadership.
 

Origin

The European Studies Section (ESS) was established in 2017.  ACRL Slavic & East European Section (SEES) and ACRL Western European Studies Section (WESS) merged to form ESS.

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

Lauren Carlton
Program Officer
Association of College & Research Libraries
American Library Association
E-mail: lcarlton@ala.org