Germanists Discussion Group Agenda – 2008 Annual

ALA Annual Meeting, Anaheim

WESS Germanists Discussion Group
Sunday, June 29, 2008
10:30am – 12:00pm
Anaheim Convention Center, 206A


  • Kizer Walker, Cornell University


I. Introductions and Announcements

II. Discussion Group Business

  • “University Presses in Germany — New Possibilities for Scholarly Publishing on the Internet” — Margo Bargheer, Head of the Department of Electronic Publishing, and Dr. Birgit Schmidt, Göttingen University Press, Göttingen State and University Library (prerecorded slide presentation).
  • “Electronic Publishing at Humboldt Universität zu Berlin” — Michael Seadle, Director, Berlin School of Library and Information Science, Humboldt University in Berlin.
  • “Latest Trends in German Publishing: Observations from the Approval Plan Selectors” — Knut Dorn, Director and Managing Partner, and Regina Lichti, Book Approval Plans, Harrassowitz Booksellers & Subscription Agents.