include list of recent emails in welcome email

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I'm creating a welcome email for new sign ups for a newsletter. I'd like to include a list of the last fews email newsletters that have been sent automatically. Is there an Emma tag that I can include that will output that? 
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Hi there!  Thanks for the great question.

Just to clarify, are you looking to send a list of those previous emails, or are you looking to link to them?  If you're after generating an automated list of the names of those emails, there isn't currently a way to do that. However, there are a couple ways you could include your old newsletters in an automated workflow or mailing.

The most straightforward way of including a previous mailing is to send a link to the webview version of it.  You can find instructions on getting the webview here.  Once you're viewing the webview version you can just copy and paste that url as if you were linking to any other website.  The advantage of doing it this way is that it works the same as linking to any other website and you will be linking to a working replica of that mailing.  As a side note, Emma holds onto your old emails for 18 months so this isn't a good approach if you're also looking to archive your old mailings.

The second option you could use would be saving your old mailing as a PDF and then linking to it from your document library, you can follow the steps here to download the PDF version. Doing this would be good if you're aiming to send an outline to those new sign-ups, but also wanting to keep a record for the long term as well.  One drawback of using this method is that links will not be functional on the PDF copy.  That being said, you are able to workaround this if you Print -> Save as PDF from the webview.

As far as adding those links to your Welcome email, you would need to update those manually.  There's no function currently that will enable those emails to automatically be added to the workflow.

I hope I've been able to answer your question here, but please let me know if you have any follow-up questions!