ESS Cataloging Issues Discussion Group


Addresses themes related to the cataloging and metadata of European-language resources as well as non-English-language resources more generally. It provides a forum for the informal exchange of ideas and reports of experiences. All who are interested, ESS members and non-ESS members alike, are invited to participate in the group's meetings.


Jessie Christensen (Chair, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)

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ALA Connect Community

ESS Cataloging Issues Discussion Group List

To join the ESS Cataloging Issues Discussion Group's discussion list, please join the group’s ALA Connect community.

All ALA members automatically have an ALA Connect account connected to their ALA login. Non-members are welcome to create a free Connect account and have access to numerous resources, including being able to join this discussion group’s community. Please visit the Connect FAQ page for more information.

Once you have joined this Connect community, you can post to the list by sending an email to or by creating a new post directly in the Connect community.



Prior to September 2017 was known as the WESS Cataloging Discussion Group.

Get Involved

Volunteers will need to complete the volunteer form. Committee service that begins July 1. More information, including volunteer deadlines and requirements, can be found on the ACRL volunteer site

Staff Liaison

Lauren Carlton
Program Officer
Association of College & Research Libraries
American Library Association